1611 Virginia Ave., Ste 212, Box 406, North Bend , Oregon 97459 Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday, Lunch 12-1pm desk@sovoservesvets.org 541-756-8718 (Office) 541-756-8758 (Fax)


Serving our veterans, family members, and survivors since 2005.

Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO), affectionately known as SOVO, stands as a beacon of support for our honorable veterans. Our location, nestled upstairs in the Pony Village Mall Suite 212. We extend a warm welcome to all, with our doors open from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

At SOVO, we take pride in our commitment to those who have served. Here’s what you’ll find when you visit us:

  • Complimentary Coffee and Water: As you step inside, the aroma of freshly brewed coffee greets you. Feel free to enjoy a cup on us while you connect with fellow veterans and share stories.
  • Serving Our Community: While our roots lie in Coos and Curry counties, our services extend beyond geographical boundaries. Whether you’re from Western DouglasLane counties, or anywhere else, we’re here for you. Our commitment knows no borders.
SOVO—where camaraderie, compassion, and community converge. Come visit us, and let’s make a positive impact together.

At Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO), our unwavering commitment to veterans and their families extends across a range of essential services. Here’s how we stand by our heroes:

  • National Cemetery Burial Process Assistance: When it comes to honoring our fallen comrades, we’re here to guide you through the intricate steps of the National Cemetery burial process. Whether it’s understanding eligibility criteria, paperwork, or solemn ceremonies, count on us to provide compassionate support.
  • Document Retrieval: We recognize the importance of official documents. Need your driver’s license, birth certificate, Military discharge papers, or medical records? Look no further. Our dedicated team assists in obtaining these crucial documents, ensuring you have the necessary paperwork at your fingertips.
  • Medals and Personnel Files: Your service deserves recognition. If you’re seeking information about medals earned during your military journey or need access to your personnel files, SOVO is your ally. Let us help you preserve your legacy.
  • Housing Referrals for Homeless Veterans: A safe haven is more than just shelter; it’s a place of dignity and hope. If you’re facing housing challenges, we connect you with housing resources, referrals, and support. Together, we work towards stability and a brighter future.
  • Emergency Fund with a ‘Hand Up’ Approach: Life can throw unexpected curveballs. Our small emergency fund is designed to provide that crucial hand up—not a mere handout. Whether it’s a temporary setback or unforeseen expenses, we’re here to assist with compassion and respect.
At SOVO, we believe in lifting each other up, fostering camaraderie, and ensuring that no veteran stands alone.

Your Generosity Matters: As you consider your charitable giving, we invite you to keep Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO) in your heart. Our mission thrives on the unwavering support of compassionate individuals like you. Here’s why your contribution makes a significant impact:

  • Independent and Resilient: SOVO stands tall without significant government funding. Instead, we rely on the kindness of private donors—individuals who recognize the value of our work. Your generosity fuels our resilience.
  • No Salaries, All Dedication: At SOVO, there are no hefty salaries or lavish benefits. Every dollar you contribute directly serves our veterans. It’s a lean, efficient approach that ensures your donation goes where it matters most.
  • A Tremendous Bang for the Buck: When you give to SOVO, you’re not just donating; you’re investing. Our commitment to veterans yields exponential results. Your support translates into tangible assistance, camaraderie, and hope.
    Remember, your donations to SOVO are tax-deductible under IRS rules for a 501©(3) charity (EIN 20-3891132). Together, we honor those who’ve served and create a brighter future for our heroes.

Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach (SOVO) takes pride in empowering compassionate volunteers who stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our veterans. Our mission? To provide unwavering support, connecting veterans with essential resources. Here’s how we make a difference:

  • Volunteer Training: At SOVO, we believe that volunteers are the heart of our organization. We train them to be beacons of hope, assisting veterans in their quest for health care, nourishment, housing, and vital benefit information.
  • Guiding Veterans: Our volunteers help navigate the complex landscape of services. Whether it’s finding the right health care provider, securing a meal, locating safe housing, or understanding available benefits, we’re here to guide veterans every step of the way.
  • Visit Our Office: Curious about becoming a SOVO volunteer? Visit our office in the Pony Village Mall Suite 212. We’re open Monday through Friday. Let’s chat, share stories, and explore how your compassion can create a positive impact.
  • Email Us: Can’t make it in person? No worries! Shoot us an email at sovo4vets@gmail.com or desk@sovoservesvets.org. We’ll gladly provide information on what it takes to join our dedicated team.
Remember, at SOVO, we’re not just volunteers; we’re a force of camaraderie, resilience, and unwavering support for those who’ve served.