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Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)

Help Paying for Basic Needs

1550 Crystal Dr, Ste 809, Arlington, VA, 22202-4140

Distance: 395 Miles

(703) 972-2650

Website

https://www.afas.org/community-programs

Service Details

Description

Offers cash or other short term aid to people in a crisis that is affecting their access to basic needs


Emergency assistance can vary based upon eligibility and available funds.


Additional Information

Provides financial and educational assistance to members of the air force and their family members.


Interest free loans and grants are provided for needs such as:
* Basic Living expenses
* Emergency travel
* Vehicle expenses
* Funeral expenses
* Medical/dental
* Child care/respite
* Moving expenses
* Miscellaneous expenses


Education programs include:
* Education grants for service members, veterans and dependents of eligible Airmen


Features

  • Client Conveniences
    • Assistance with community resources 
  • Specialization
    • Adults with disabilities 
    • Children and/or youth with disabilities 
    • Family 
    • Veteran 

Eligibility

Active duty and retired Air Force members and their dependents are eligible for Air Force Aid Society assistance, as are the dependents of deceased Air Force personnel who died on active duty or in retired status.


For additional information go to: https://afas.org/how-we-help/emergency-assistance


Application Instructions

Apply online or in person at the Air Force Aid office in the Airman and Family Readiness Center. To apply online, enter the Member Portal available online at https://my.afas.org/memberportal/Login/Login.aspx


If you are not near an Air Force base, you may apply for Air Force Aid assistance through any of the following agencies:
* Army Emergency Relief (located at Army installations, worldwide)
* Coast Guard Aid Society (located at Coast Guard installations, worldwide)
* Navy - Marine Corps Relief Society (located at Navy installations, worldwide)
* American Red Cross Chapters (located throughout the United States)


Area Served

Nationwide


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (703) 972-2650
FAX (703) 972-2646

Last Update

10/23/2019

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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