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Assistance for Veterans and Dependents


Air Force Aid Society

241 18th Street, Suite 202
Arlington, VA 22202

Phone: (800) 769-8951

Who is eligible?Retired Air Force personnel and their dependents.

  • food or utilities
  • emergency travel
  • medical or dental expenses
  • educational grants for family members of active duty military personnel

Air Force Cross Roads

Who is eligible?Active duty members of the Air Force

  • financial and emergency assistance
  • credit and money management
  • college planning
  • home buying counseling
  • estate planning

American Legion

P. O. BOX 6141
Indianapolis, IN 46206

Phone: (800)433-3318

Who is eligible?American Legion members

  • temporary financial assistance
  • shelter, food, utilities and health expenses
  • assistance with child care
  • vehicle repairs and other routine household expenses
  • home and vehicle adaption
  • pro bono financial planning

Army Emergency Relief

200 Stovall Street
Alexandria, VA 22332

Phone: (703) 428-0000 or (866) 878-6378

Who is eligible? Active National Guard/Army members and National Guard/Army veterans

  • rent, food, utilities
  • emergency transportation
  • vehicle repair
  • funeral expenses
  • medical or dental expenses

Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes

2 Church Street, Suite 101
Ossining, NY 10562

Phone: (914) 432-5400

Who is eligible? Severely wounded disabled OEF/OIF veterans and their families

  • mortgage/rent payments, home repairs, utility bills
  • vehicles: car payments, new car deposits, repair costs, and gasoline
  • groceries, baby formula, and household supplies
  • air travel, and lodging
  • school supplies and clothing
  • medical bills and co-payments

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance

4200 Wilson Blvd., Suite 610
Arlington, VA 22203-1804

Phone: (800) 881-2462

Who is eligible? Retired, active duty or reserve members of the Coast Guard

  • short-term interest-free loans or financial grants
  • food, shelter, utilities, telephone
  • funeral expenses
  • emergency travel, emergency home repair

Fisher House Foundation

1401 Rockville Pike, Suite 600
Rockville, MD 20852

Phone: (301) 294-8560 or (888) 294-8560

Who is eligible? Injured service members and their families

  • temporary housing for families of service members being treated at VA hospitals
  • free airline tickets for veterans/families
  • scholarships for family members of injured veterans

Freedom Alliance

22570 Markey Court, Suite 240
Dulles, VA 20166

Phone: (703) 444-7940 or (800) 475-6620

Who is eligible? Wounded troops and their families

  • housing
  • travel expenses

Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund

Wounded Warrior Center
Bldg H49
Camp Pendleton, CA 92055

Phone: (760) 725-3680

Who is eligible? Marines wounded in combat or injured in combat-related training, members of other services wounded or injured while supporting Marine units, families of these wounded and injured veterans.

  • medical support assistance program
  • transportation program
  • housing assistance, specialized equipment
  • therapeutic arts program

National Association of American Veterans

P.O. Box 6865
Washington, DC 20020-9994

Phone: (202) 465-3296 

Who is eligible? Active duty service members and veterans

  • mortgage or rental assistance
  • home repair/maintenance
  • vehicle repair/maintenance
  • medical expenses
  • transportation expenses

National Military Family Association

2500 North Van Dorn Street, Suite 102
Alexandria, VA 22302-1601

Phone: (800) 260-0218

Who is eligible? Families of active duty, retired, wounded or fallen members of the seven Uniformed Services.

  • deployment info to service members and families
  • education and employment resources for spouses and children
  • financial advice

Navy-Marine Corps Relief

875 North Randolph Street, Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203-1977

Phone: (703) 696-4904

Who is eligible? Active duty and reserve members in the Navy or Marine Corps.

Offers grants or interest free loans for areas including:

  • emergency  transportation
  • funeral expenses
  • medical/dental bills
  • food, rent, utilities, unforeseen family emergencies, disaster relief assistance
  • childcare expenses
  • essential vehicle repairs
  • educational scholarships or interest free loans
  • budget counseling services

Omni Financial

Phone: (702) 437-6057

Toll Free: +1-877-OMNI USA (1-877-666-4872)

Fax: +1-702-531-6845

Fax Toll Free: +1-800-666-4904

Who is eligible? Men and women on full time active duty or career retired (Army, Air Force, Marines, Navy or Coast Guard).

  • Military Loans are available up to $10,000
  • Often you can have the cash within the same day
  • Competitive loan rates, fast and convenient service

Operation Family Fund

P.O. Box 837
Ridgecrest, CA 93556

Phone: (760) 793-0053

Who is eligible? Severely injured OEF/OIF and/or their families

  • food, rent, utilities
  • emergency transportation and vehicle repair
  • funeral expenses
  • legal, medical, dental expenses
  • assistance with home, rental, lease, purchase or home improvements
  • assistance with the purchase and rental or leasing of a vehicle

Salvation Army Liberty Program

832 W. James M. Wood Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: (213) 438-1611

Who is eligible? OEF/OIF veterans and/or their families

  • childcare/preschool
  • grocery/food vouchers
  • rental assistance
  • clothing vouchers
  • calling cards, gas vouchers
  • utilities
  • college books
  • case management
  • counseling

Soldiers' Angels

1792 E. Washington Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91104

Phone: (626) 529-5114

Who is eligible? Active duty military persons and families

  • blankets, care packages, holiday gifts to deployed soldiers
  • emergency travel assistance

Unmet Needs

406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

Phone: (866) 789-6333

Who is eligible? Active duty military personnel, veterans and their families

  • housing expenses: mortgage, rent, repairs, insurance
  • vehicle expenses: payments, insurance and repairs
  • food and clothing
  • children's clothing, diapers, formula, school or childcare expenses
  • medical bills, prescriptions and eyeglasses

USA Cares

P.O. Box 759
Radcliff, KY 40159

Who is eligible? Military personnel

  • Preventing home foreclosures and evictions
  • Assisting with basic needs during financial crisis

Veterans Loans

3610 Buttonwood Dr.
Suite 300
Columbia, MO 65201

Phone: (866) 320-8299
Fax: (800) 222-4555

Who is eligible? Veterans and active military members.

  • Educate veterans on the benefits they qualify for & assist them through the mortgage process.
  • Home Loans only

Veteran Love and Appreciation

930 Washington Avenue, Suite 203
Miami Beach, FL 33139

Phone: (305) 673-2856

Who is eligible? Severely wounded and disabled OIF/OEF veterans

  • food, gas, emergency travel

Wounded Warrior Project

7020 AC Skinner Parkway, Suite 100
Jacksonville, FL 32256

Phone: (904) 296-7350 or (877) TEAM-WWP

Office hours: M-F 8AM – 5PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Who is eligible? Men and women who have been severely injured during the conflicts in Iraq, Afghanistan, and other locations around the world.

  • family assistance: housing, food and childcare
  • benefits counseling