An estimated 32,000 veterans in Thurston County now have a local one-stop shop for crucial services that can raise their quality of life.
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held Friday to dedicate the new Lacey Veterans Services Hub at 4232 Sixth Ave. SE, Suite 202. The facility brings together multiple service providers in one location to serve veterans who need housing, medical appointments, employment and more.
The hub has already helped more than 300 veterans since a soft opening in August. The goal is to reach at least 3,000 veterans — roughly 10 percent of Thurston County’s veteran population — in the first year, said Derek Revisky, who heads SideWalk’s Veteran Assistance Program.
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