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United States Army
Army Emergency Relief (AER)
Fort Huachuca, AZ 85613
If you need emergency assistance, you can expect to get help from your installation, your branch of service resources. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim assistance, emergencies en route and service-specific relief societies. Below, you’ll find types of assistance, contact information, and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any tough circumstances that you or your family may face.
The American Red Cross is always available for emergency aid. Contact the nearest chapter listed in the local phone directory.
Army Emergency Relief can provide financial assistance to meet unforeseen required travel and related maintenance expenses, such as transportation, lodging or food, when applicable due to extraordinary costs involved with a PCS. Army Emergency Relief provides financial assistance to eligible Soldiers and their dependents. They can help with emergency financial needs for food, rent, utilities, emergency transportation and vehicle repair, funeral expenses, medical/dental expenses and personal needs when pay is delayed or stolen.
Assistance is given in the form of an interest free loan, grant, or part loan and part grant. To receive assistance, first see your unit commander and then contact the AER office for an appointment. They also provide undergraduate level educational scholarships (based primarily on financial need) to dependent children of active-duty, retired or deceased Soldiers.
Contact AER at 520-533-2330.
Before you leave, make sure you have all important papers with you - not packed with your household goods. Make sure you have important numbers such as your command duty office and your sponsor. Your sponsor can be invaluable in case of an emergency while in transit.
The Soldier & Family Readiness Center (SFRC) Information and Referral Program provides commanders, Soldiers and families with information regarding military and civilian community resources. Our trained staff will give clients any information or assistance they may need or will refer them to the appropriate agency that can best help them.
Information and Referral can assist you with any questions you have regarding the Fort Huachuca military community or the local area. If you need information about on or off-post services, they are happy to help! Welcome packets are available at the SFRC. Information and Referral is also the point of contact for SFRC class registrations or information about any SFRC program.
Contact I&R at 520-533-2330.
The Salvation Army provides food vouchers, clothing vouchers and assistance with reconnecting utilities. For more information, contact The Salvation Army at 520-459-8411.