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Department of the Air Force
Air Force Aid Society
5837 D Avenue
Hill AFB, UT 84056
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 Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (SAPR) and Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) is available 24 hours a day. You may contact the SAPR office at 801-777-1950 or DSN 312-777-1950 during duty hours. The 24/7 hotline is 801-777-1985. You can contact the DAVA during duty hours at 801-586-3916 or their after-hours hotline at 385-209-1811. The DoD Safe Helpline is 877-995-5247. DAVAs are located in Bldg. 460 and 546.
The Air Force Aid Society can provide financial emergency assistance based upon need through either loans or, when there is a particular hardship, grants. Air Force Aid Society assistance is available at https://portal.afas.org/SignIn?ReturnUrl=%2Fmy-applications%2F and for assistance outside normal duty hours please contact the American Red Cross at 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767).
Categories of financial assistance include:
All requests for assistance are taken on a case-by-case basis.
The American Red Cross can help in times of emergencies. Quick communication with home about family emergencies is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including verification of death or serious illness of an immediate family member, birth announcements to fathers deployed overseas, and health and welfare reports due to lack of communication over a long period of time.
They also offer financial assistance for military personnel and their immediate families in the form of interest-free loans or grants when a loan would place a greater hardship on the family. Examples of need for financial assistance are: Emergency leave expenses for the service personnel his/her family member; for family necessities which may result when an allotment check is not received or delayed; for personal needs of an essential and emergency nature; and for convalescent leave expenses.
To contact Red Cross call 800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767).
Please make sure you do not pack your important documents with your household goods--hand-carry them to your new assignment. Ensure you have telephone numbers for your commander, Commander Support Staff and your sponsor, as this can be invaluable in case of an emergency while in transit.
The Military & Family Readiness Center can assist members of other service branches in the event of emergency situations. Go to the M&FRC, Building 150 or call 801-777-4681 or DSN 312-777-4681 to receive assistance during duty hours. After duty hours contact the American Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS (800-733-2767).