Apply for Veterans Relief Assistance

Veterans, their families, and families of deceased indigent veterans may be eligible to receive assistance for food, housing and utility, medical and counseling, natural disaster and death/burial assistance.  

Phone Applications

To apply for assistance by phone, please call 360-577-3198 Tuesday through Friday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. If someone does not answer, please leave a voicemail and someone will call you back during these hours.

The individual taking your application will not be able to determine the outcome of your request. Applications will be forwarded to Cowlitz County Health & Human Services for review.

Due to the volume of requests we cannot guarantee response time. Whenever possible we will process applications within five (5) business days. If additional information is needed, you will receive a call or email with the contact information you provided.

In Person Applications

To apply in person please contact one of the agencies listed below to determine eligibility requirements.

The individual taking your application will not be able to determine the outcome of your request. Applications will be forwarded to Cowlitz County Health & Human Services for final decision.

Due to the volume of requests we cannot guarantee response time. Whenever possible we will process applications no less than weekly.

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE, PLEASE CONTACT:
Veterans Service Center 
1005 Fir Street
Longview, WA 98632
360-200-4611

Please contact for hours of operation
VFW Service Office Post 1035 
4307 Ocean Beach Highway
Longview, WA 98632
360-577-6757

Please contact for hours of operation


If you need to file an appeal regarding an application, please click below to access the form.VRF AF Button Opens in new window

For questions or concerns regarding Cowlitz County Veterans Relief program, please contact:

CONTACT:

Cowlitz County Health & Human Services
1952 9th Avenue
Longview, WA 98632
360-414-5599

 HHSAccounting@co.cowlitz.wa.us