Veterans Benefits Outreach Program
Information and access to local and regional Veteran’s services.
- Help getting your benefits
- Register for medical appointments
- Disabled American Veterans van transportation to Portland area medical appointments
- Local transportation to DAV van, Veteran’s Service Officer, and Camp Rilea (CBOC)
- Housing Assistance
- Financial, legal, and other assistance.
- Local support organizations
Veterans Services and Contact Information
Veterans Service Officer
Luke Thomas 503-791-9983
Medical Service Information
VA CBOC Camp Rilea Warrenton and
Portland VA Medical Center
Disabled American Veterans
Dick Lang 503-298-8757
DAV Van Reservations
800-949-1004 ext. 57804
Local Transportation Services
Shana Verley 503-861-5372
Clatsop Community Action
Nell Ero 503-325-1400
Family Assistance Specialist Region 4
Jody Marsh 503-357-4216 ext. 1600
Local Service Organizations
Astoria American Legion 503-325-5238
Seaside American Legion 503-738-5111
Cannon Beach American Legion
Patrick Preston Veterans Employment Representative
450 Marine Drive Astoria, Oregon
503-325-4821 Ext. 227
DAV VAN RESERVATIONS
Call Dispatch at 800-949-1004 ext. 57804
Appointments must be made 4 days in advance.
PLEASE LET DISPATCH KNOW IF YOU NEED TRANSPORTATION TO ONE OF THE DAV VAN PICK UP SITES WILL BE ARRANGED.
Free transportation is available for veterans to the VA Medical Center in Portland, Vancouver VA Medical Center, Hillsboro VA Medical Clinic and the North Coast Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Warrenton.
The North Coast DAV Transport Van leaves Astoria stopping at designated pickup points along Highway 26 or Highway 30 depending on schedule needs, to arrive in Portland at 9:30 am as needed Monday through Friday. The return transport leaves Portland around 3 pm.
All medical transportation rides must be scheduled through the DAV Dispatch Center. Separate transportation services will provide rides to the DAV pick up points may be arranged as well.
Military Discounted Monthly Passes
Any Military personnel who show a current Military ID Card, Military Discharge Papers or Drivers License that has Veterans ID may purchase a monthly or yearly bus pass at a reduced rate. Discounted passes may only be purchased at the Sunset Empire Transportation District Transit Center in Astoria.
Discounted Monthly Passes are $30.00 and Yearly passes are $330 and may be used on all Sunset Empire Transportation District buses.