Groups host a Stand Down in Bremerton for veterans

Veterans and their families are invited to the spring 2013 “Stand Down for Veterans” on April 27 at the Sheridan Park Community Center, 680 Lebo Blvd., in East Bremerton.
Sponsored by the Kitsap County Veterans Program and the Kitsap Area Veterans Alliance, the Stand Down will run from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will offer free services for veterans and their family members.
Included will be legal assistance; information about child support payments; clothing for women, men and children; hot meals; information on dealing with foreclosures; hygiene items; groceries; haircuts; and help with VA health benefits.
Also offered will be employment referrals, dental screenings, vision screenings, financial assistance information, sleeping bags and camping gear, housing options, DHSH enrollment and information on dealing with driver’s license suspensions.
Free voicemail and free mailing address information will be available.
To participate, veterans should bring several copies of their DD214s, or discharge papers and photo identification.
All branches of the U.S. military are welcome to participate.

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