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Military Financial Support Resources These organizations operate under a memo of understanding with the Department of Defense.

If you are not near your branch’s aid society you can visit any office for assistance as they work together to support the total force. Connect with your local FFSC, AFRC, ACS, MCCS for additional information on local support outlets. Name Notes/Information - Streamlined ‘Bridge loans’ during gov’t shutdown. - Spouse or service member can access loan with ID card. - Processed in 10-15 minutes – will leave with a check. - Single Sailor $300 - Family $600 - Streamlined ‘Bridge loans’ during gov’t shutdown. - coordinated through command or AER offices - up to $1,000 per family Please refer to this document for information:

Contact Info Can download “Quick Assist Loan” application to speed process - Website lists contact info for local offices.
Phone: 703-428-0000 Toll Free: 866-878-6378 DSN: 328-0000

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Army Emergency Relief

Air Force Aid Society Coast Guard Mutual Assistance American Red Cross

No specifics for gov’t shutdown available at time of this printing. Please check with local area representatives and their website for updates. In the event financial assistance is needed when above offices are closed the American Red Cross is authorized to assist. local office information is available on this site. Local rep information available on this site.

Non-Profit Financial Assistance

USA Cares

USA Cares provides grants to assist with needs; bills, food, housing, repairs and more. Op Homefront assists with food, auto repair, furniture/household items, financial assistance and much more. All assistance is provided through local branch. Contact national if no local office. The Salvation Army assists with food, shelter and clothing in many ways. From family night dinners, food pantries and emergency aid, they are a loving resource. Based in San Diego for San Diego military community they provide emergency food, emergency bill payment and more. Services include emergency financial assistance, rent/mortgage assistance and thrift stores. They are prepared to meet the needs of many impacted by gov’t shutdown. Many more services available. Logon to find chapter near you. Check with your local church or synagogues for thrift stores, food pantries and other financial assistance. Check with your command, base and FRG for assistance available through command charities, NCO Associations, etc.

Contact Information

Operation Homefront

Salvation Army Most aid is administered through local chapters. Find one near you on this site.

Homefront San Diego

St. Vincent DePaul

Local Churches Command/Unit Funds