Veteran Employer Resource Guide

Below are a list of resources that help to remove barriers to employment for the veteran community. These organizations are well connected with multiple government and non-profit organizations within their geographic area. They are connection points to the rest of the veteran support community.


County Veterans Office - provides emergency relief to indigent veterans residing in Pierce County

Veteran Service Officers – Officers certified to aid veterans with their VA claims

WorkSource DVOP/LVERs -  Supports veterans in finding employment but also are connected with multiple resources for aid in overcoming barriers to employment


Adams County

Asotin County

Benton County

Chelan County

Clallam County

Clark County

Columbia County

Cowlitz County

Douglas County

Ferry County

Franklin County

Garfield County

Grant County

Grays Harbor.

Island County

Jefferson County

King County

Kitsap County

Kittitas County

Klickitat County

Lewis County

Lincoln County

Mason County

Okanogan County

Pacific County

Pend Oreille County

Pierce County

San Juan County

Skagit County

Skamania County

Snohomish County

Spokane County

Stevens County

Thurston County

Wahkiakum County

Walla Walla County.

Whatcom County

Whitman County

Yakima County

Pierce County

County Veteran Office

3602 Pacific Ave Suite 200,
Tacoma, WA 98418
(253) 798-7449

Work Source DVOP/LVER

2121 S State St.
Tacoma, WA. 98405
(235) 593-7300

5712 Main Street SW Suite 200,
Lakewood, WA 98499
(253) 984-5400

Vet Center (Behavioral Health)

4916 Center St. Suite E,
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 565-7038 Or (253) 565-7038

Behavioral Health

Rebecca Shaver, LMFTA
502 2nd Ave NE,
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 355-7428

Casteele, Williams & Associates - John Casteele, LMFT
711 South 25th Street
Tacoma, WA 98405
(253) 536-2881

Lissa Allen, MSW, LICSW
6922 22nd St West,
University Place, WA 98466
9253) 213-2182

Veteran Service Officers

5717 S Tyler St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 472-1966

Veterans of Foreign Wars
5213 Pacific HWY E
Fife WA 98424
(253) 922-2114

African American Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
9129 Veterans DR SW
Lakewood, WA 98498
(253) 589-0766

National Association for Black Veterans, Inc.
5515 Steilacoom Blvd SW, Suite 110
Lakewood, WA 98499-3105
(253) 582-0895

DSHS Community Services Office Locations

Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)
1949 S State St
Tacoma, WA 98405-2818

Lakewood Community Services Office
5712 Main St SW Suite 100
Lakewood, WA 98499

Pierce South Community Services Office
1301 E 72nd St
Tacoma, WA 98404

Puyallup Valley Community Services Office
201 W Main
Puyallup, WA 98371

American Legion Service Officer at American Lake
American Lake VAMC, Bldg. 16A, Room 111,
Tacoma, WA 98493
(253) 583-1300