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United States Air Force
American Red Cross
Okinawa City Japan 96368-5134
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.
A trained Sexual Assault Coordinator and a Victim Advocate are available at all times to help those in situations of sexual assault. This line is available 24 hours a day and may be reached by calling DSN: 315-634-7272, 634-SARC or cell: 098-961-7272. Email: email@example.com.
A trained Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA) is available 24-hours as day to help those in situations of domestic violence. During duty hours call Family Advocacy (Bldg. 90) at DSN: 315-645-6077/632-4977 COMM: 070-1428-0987 and after hours call Command Post at DSN: 315-634-1800.
For emergency assistance, please call the Military Police at 011-81-611-764-2475/011-81-611-734-2476or DSN 315-634-2475/315-634-2476.
The Air Force Aid Society can be reached by contacting a representative at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The Air Force Aid Society offers a number of targeted quality of life community programs to help ease some of the stresses affecting Airmen and their families. Some of the more popular programs are:
In addition, emergency financial assistance can be provided through AFAS to meet unexpected events and needs such as funeral expenses, emergency travel (not funded by Command), basic living expenses, vehicle repairs, and other expenses on a case by case review. AFAS emergency assistance usually combines an assessment of the emergency situation and an evaluation of the personal budget of the member seeking assistance. The majority of AFAS emergency assistance will be provided in the form of a non-interest loan and the member will be responsible for paying the loan back to AFAS over the course of 6-12 month (varies based on each case). For more information and to fill out an application go to www.afas.org or call DSN 315-634-3366 for more information.
For after normal business hours, weekends, and holidays please contact the American Red Cross at DSN 315-634-1294/1979.
The American Red Cross offers 24 hours a day, seven days a week year round service for Emergency Messages. The Red Cross verifies the emergency so you and your command can make informed leave decisions. They do this through a network of Red Cross Chapters and Stations around the world. Whether it's an illness, a birth, a death, a financial problem or the family experiences a disaster, the Red Cross gets the information delivered. Please call TEL: +81 (0) 98-961-1294|1979 or DSN 315-634-1979/1294 for more information or stop by Bldg. 6800. Email: Kadena@redcross.org