Army Emergency Relief
Army Emergency Relief
Provides emergency aid, in the form of either a direct grant (a cash gift, not to be repaid) or an interest-free loan, and by giving college scholarships to children of soldiers. Under Army regulations, officers must recommend whether their soldiers deserve aid.

2530 Crystal Drive
Suite 13161
Arlington, VA 22202
Eligibility: The following individuals are eligible for assistance from Army Emergency Relief:
  • Soldiers on extended active duty and their dependents.
  • Members of the Reserve Components of the Army (National Guard under Title 10 authority and Army Reserve) who are on continuous active duty for more than 30 consecutive days and their eligible family members.
  • Soldiers retired from active duty because of longevity or physical disability or retired upon reaching age 60 (Reserve Components) and their eligible family members.
  • Widows, widowers and orphans of Soldiers who died while on active duty or after retirement as cited above.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (877) 272-7337 Main
  • (866) 878-6378 Other
Email Address: assistance@aerhq.org
Intake Procedure: Visit website for additional information.
Service Contact: Lieutenant Generl Raymond Mason, Director, assistance@aerhq.org
Services:
  • Automobile/Van Rentals
  • Automotive Repair and Maintenance
  • Burial/Cremation Expense Assistance
  • Dental Care Expense Assistance
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Food Vouchers
  • Furnaces
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • General Appliance Provision
  • General Furniture Provision
  • Health Insurance Premium Assistance
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
  • Medical Care Expense Assistance
  • Moving Expense Assistance
  • Personal Loans
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Rental Deposit Assistance
  • Student Financial Aid
  • Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance
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Army Emergency Relief
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