Other Organizations Providing Emergency Assistance to Veterans
Don't have a phone?
TAG Mobile Lifeline Assistance Program is a government-assisted free cell phone service that provides discounted cell phone services to eligible low-income families and individuals. Lifeline Services discounts are offered to qualified customers who meet certain eligibility requirements such as, government assistance or a household income that is at or below 135% of the federal poverty level. Customers get benefits of free minutes and free texts every month. We have nationwide coverage to serve you with the lifeline program. We offer services in Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin and West Virginia. Visit for more information and to enroll today!
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR VETERANS WHO HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Emergency funds are available for Veterans who are unemployed or furloughed due to COVID-19. JVS SoCal and the Veterans AJCC can pay for emergency needs such as food, rent, utilities, transportation, and training to help Veterans maintain safe housing, stay connected, and gain the necessary skills to re-enter the workforce. Funds are available through June 30, 2020. Call 310-691-0065 or email to be evaluated for assistance!
Disabled American Veterans (DAV) COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Program
In response to this unprecedented event, DAV has established a COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide financial help to service-connected disabled veterans who have lost employment. Visit https://www.dav.org/covidrelief/ for more information and to apply.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Unmet Needs Program
VFW has established there Unmet Needs program to help America's military families who have run into unexpected financial difficulties as a result of deployment or other military-related activity or injury. The program provides financial aid grants of up to $1,500 to assist with basic life needs in the form of a grant - not a loan - so no repayment is required. To further ease the burden, VFW pays the creditor directly. Visit https://www.vfw.org/UnmetNeeds for more information and to apply.
EZ ID Program Remote - Are You A Homeless Veteran in Need of I.D.?
The VA has launched EZ ID Program Remote is assisting homeless vets and their families with applying for information about identification documents (ID) including:
Certified birth records
California DMV ID cards
Social Security cards
Due to these challenging times, EZ ID Program Remote is providing its free of charge assistance by phone.
Contact by calling (858) 349-4302 on the following dates and times:
Monday, May 18, 2020 10am-12noon
Monday, June 1, 2020 10am-12noon
Monday June 15, 2020 10am-12noon