COVID 19 Resource Page

Army Emergency Relief – Emergency financial assistance organization and dedication to “Helping the Army take care of its Own.” Help with emergency travel, rent or mortgage, appliance maintenance, minor home repairs, food purchases, health care expenses, utilities, initial rent and deposit. https://www.armyemergencyrelief.org

 

Code of Support – Dedicated to leveraging the nation’s full spectrum of resources to ensure all members of our military, veterans and their families receive the support they need and have earned. https://www.codeofsupport.org/

 

COVID-19 Military Support Initiative (CSMI) – A consortium of military support groups and Veteran Service Organizations (VSOs), has partnered to bring resources for military and veterans. https://covid19militarysupport.org/partners/

Disabled American Veterans – The DAV launched a COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Program. The program was established to provide assistance to service-connect disabled veterans who have lost employment as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, including veterans who are self-employed as contractors or small business owners https://www.dav.org/covidrelief/

Wounded Warrior Relief – Grants of $1,000 per household. Visit the Wounded Warrior Project’s COVID-19 Relief Program information page at https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/covid-relief

DoD Hardship Duty Pay – the Department created a new pay authority called “Hardship Duty Pay – Restriction of Movement”, or HDP-ROM, that allows Services to pay up to an additional $1500/month (prorated per day) for members and their families who are impacted during PCS or have to acquire temporary lodging that goes beyond normal TLE limit (which is 14 days) because of COVID-19.

DoD Military Personnel Policy – Read a list of frequently asked questions regarding DoD’s COVID-19 Military Personnel, Pay and Benefits Policy.

Military One Source: Non-Medical Counseling Resources: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/confidential-help/non-medical-counseling/military-onesource/military-onesource-counseling-the-essentials

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society – They aim to provide financial, educational, and other assistance to military members, their families, and survivors in need. They use financial and non-financial resources to identify solutions to meet emerging needs and are committed to using their funds responsibly to help the most people.  https://www.nmcrs.org

Operation Home Front – their programs offer relief by providing critical financial assistance and transitional housing programs, resiliency through permanent housing and caregiver support, and recurring family support to help military families overcome the short-term “bumps in the roads” so they don’t become long-term chronic problems.  https://www.operationhomefront.org

Semper Fi Fund – Provides direct financial assistance and vital programming for combat wounded, critically ill and catastrophically injured service members and their families during hospitalization and recovery.  https://semperfifund.org

USA Cares – Provides financial and advocacy assistance to post-9/11 active duty US military service personnel, veterans and their families. https://usacares.org/

Vets4Warrior – provides sustained, confidential peer support to any veteran, service member, family member, or caregiver whenever they have an issue, wherever they are in the world. They help before challengers turn into crises. https://www.vets4warriors.com

Yellow Ribbon Fund – Dedicated to helping caregivers of wounded warriors. https://yellowribbonfund.org/

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(760) 848-0976

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