Active Military Branch Aid Resources
Marine Corp: www.nmcrs.org
Air Force: afas.org
Coast Guard: cgmahq.org
Space Force: afas.org
Indiana Guard Relief Fund Application: bit.ly/legion-guard-C19
The American Legion Family Support Network:
The American Legion recognizes that families of deployed and activated military personnel face special difficulties and hardships. With the help of the Family Support Network, these families do not have to shoulder this burden alone. Families can request assistance from local American Legion Family members by calling the toll-free number or filling out an online application.
www.legion.org/fsn – 1-800-504-4098
The American Legion Temporary Finanical Assistance Program:
Since its establishment in 1925, The American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of current active duty or American Legion members. These grants help families in need meet the cost of shelter, food, utilities and health expenses, thereby keeping the child or children in a more stable environment. Contact your local American Legion post or department of Indiana headquarters.
www.indianalegion.org - (317) 630-1300
Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs
Military Family Relief Fund COVID-19 Special Application
Indiana Unemployment Application:
Easy-File for Unemployment App:
Stimulus Check Tracking Tool:
DAV’s COVID-19 Unemployment Relief program:
USA.gov Food Assistance:
Find out how to get food in case of an emergency, apply for food stamps and what free or low-cost food programs are available for infants, children and seniors. Learn about rule changes during the coronavirus emergency.
Immediate Food Aid:
If you’re hungry now:
Call the USDA National Hunger Hotline - 1-866-348-6479
Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM Eastern Time.
Meals on Wheels Indy:
(No age restriction. Physician must provide a diet prescription. Financial assistance is available to those who qualify)
mealsonwheelsindy.org - 317-252-5558
USA.gov housing help for veterans who are older, homeless, or who have a disability:
https://in211.communityos.org - Dial 211
2-1-1 is a free and confidential service that helps Hoosiers across Indiana find the local resources they need:
in211.communityos.org - Dial 211
Indiana Salvation Army centers:
There are a number of locations by county and city. The Salvation Army will have everything from Family Stores to social services for paying bills.
Bartholomew, DeKalb, and Jackson County area
Salvation Army assistance DeKalb County
Dubious and Pike County Salvation Army
Salvation Army Fort Wayne programs
Salvation Army Howard County
Indianapolis and Marion County
Kosciusko County Salvation Army assistance programs
Salvation Army Johnson County Indiana
Assistance from Monroe County Salvation Army
New Albany Salvation Army
Salvation Army programs in South Bend
Tippecanoe County Salvation Army
Vanderburgh County assistance programs
Healthcare / Mental Health
Indiana VA Locations:
State Location List
Indiana County Veterans Service Offices:
The County Veterans Service Offices are a local point of contact for veterans in their county to assist with all veteran issues
NO ONE LEFT BEHIND!
Vet to Vet Assistance:
VA Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-8255
NVF Lifeline for Vets – 1-888-777-4443
National Suicide Hotline – 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
Stop Soldier Suicide – 1.800.273.8255 #1
Lilly Insulin Value Program:
Anyone with commercial insurance and those without insurance at all can fill their monthly prescription of Lilly insulin for $35
This list will continue to be updated as more aid becomes available.
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