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United States Army
Army Community Service -Emergency Relief Services-Army Emergency Relief
9810 Lee Road
Fort Jackson, SC 29207
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 supports members of the military, their families and veterans anywhere and Department of Defense civilians overseas. Some of the services the American Red Cross provides include:
Contact 877-272-7337 after hours or contact Army Community Service, 803-751-5256 for more information.
Army Emergency Relief (AER) can provide financial assistance to meet unforseen required travel and related maintenance expenses such as transportation, lodging or food when applicable due to extraordinary costs involved with permanent change of station(PCS).
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 the Emergency Operations Center, 803-751-5166/3983 or DSN 312-734-5166/3983 and, if possible, your sponsor's number.