Financial Assistance for Military Families

Help Is Available for Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and Their Dependents

Numerous financial assistance programs are available to military families. Learn about the various resources available to soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines and their dependents.

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    Are you a military family in need of financial assistance? New Beginnings is a program that helps military families find financial assistance by matching applicants with sponsors.

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    Army Emergency Relief (AER) provides soldiers and their dependents with financial assistance. Learn to how to apply for AER help.

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    Our Military Kids provides grants for military children of deployed servicemembers in the National Guard and Reserve component. The funds are designed to help pay for youth programs and activities.

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    Marines Toys for Tots Program

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    The Marines Toys for Tots program is an excellent way for military families who are in the midst of a financial hardship to give their child a new toy for Christmas. Learn how to request a toy from the Marines Toys for Tots program in your area.

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    Organizations that provide emergency travel funds to family members of those wounded in action.

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    If traveling to your medical appointments or treatment facility is cost-prohibitive, there are a variety of organizations that can help.

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    Learn about a program that provides financial childcare assistance to families of injured soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines.