Serving our veterans, family members, and survivors since 2005.
Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach, SOVO, is located upstairs in the Pony Village Mall Suite 212, North Bend, Oregon. During Covid-19 for the safety of our volunteers and veterans, we are open 10 am to 2pm Monday-Friday. All phone calls are being answered or returned.
Check us out. We have free coffee and water. Military ball caps and decals are available at or near our cost.( VRO).
We serve those from Coos and Curry counties and Western Douglas and Lane counties. However our services are open to clients regardless of where they live.
ALL OF OUR SERVICES ARE PROVIDED AT NO COST!
We have one accredited Veterans Service Officer (VSO) for filing disability claims, pension claims, and for survivor’s benefits. We offer assistance in numerous areas such as:
-assisting with the National Cemetery burial process
-obtaining documents such as driver’s licenses, birth certificates, Military discharge documents, and medical records, medals, and personnel files
-applying for VA health and issues related to the VA Health System
-housing referrals for homeless veterans
-a small emergency fund administered with a ‘hand up’ not a hand out approach.
PLEASE REMEMBER US IN YOUR CHARITABLE GIVING PROGRAM. We receive little or no Government funding and rely on the support of private donors such as yourselves. No salaries or benefits are paid allowing us to deliver a tremendous bang for the buck in supporting Veterans.
Donations are deductible per IRS rules for a 501c3 charity EIN 20-3891132.
Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach,SOVO trains volunteers to lend help where they can with issues such as helping veterans find health care, food, housing and benefit information.
For information on what it takes to be a Southwestern Oregon Veterans Outreach, SOVO volunteer visit the office in the Pony Village Mall Ste 212. Monday through Friday, or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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(SOVO) helps bridge the gap between what is available and what is needed to assist in meeting the needs of our veterans and their families. SOVO helps ensure that veterans receive the benefits they are due for their service to our country. Coos County, Oregon has approximately 6000 veterans and one County Veterans Service Officer.