Veterans Stand Down slated in Port Townsend on Monday

Peninsula Daily News

PORT TOWNSEND — Veterans can get free clothing, food and services at the Jefferson County Veterans Stand Down from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday.

The stand down, hosted by Voices for Veterans, will be at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge, 555 Otto St.

It is open to all veterans, especially those who are homeless or otherwise in need, and their immediate families.

A hot breakfast and lunch will be provided, as well as employment services, benefits counseling, housing assistance, haircuts, legal aid and medical and dental health screenings.

Free clothing, bedding, hygiene kits and outdoor equipment will be offered.

Jefferson Transit will provide free rides on routed bus service to and from the Elks Lodge. Those using the public bus system to get to the stand down should tell the driver.

For information and transportation, phone Tammy at 360-417-2383, Paul at 360-640-0296 or the VFW at 360-302-1285.

The North Olympic Peninsula’s next scheduled stand downs are Oct. 2 in Port Angeles and May 7 in Forks.

Last modified: July 26. 2014 5:12PM
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