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Department of the Air Force
Airman and Family Readiness Center
483 N. Aviation Boulevard
Bldg. 272, Room C1-209
El Segundo, CA 90245-2808
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 and the Air Force Aid Society are available for emergency aid. The phone number for the American Red Cross is usually located in the white pages of any phone directory, or you can call Red Cross Armed Forces Emergency Services at 877-272-7337. All of the military services and American Red Cross have reciprocal agreements to help people in emergency situations. Air Force Aid Society, or equivalent emergency financial assistance for other branches of the service, is available at the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Call 310-653-5290 during business hours to discuss your situation and the documents you need to process your request.
Always have some savings set aside for emergencies. Most individuals/families experience emergencies at different points in their life. If further assistance is needed, please contact the Los Angeles Air Force Base Airman & Family Readiness Center at 310- 653-5290 for the appropriate referral or call the Command Post at 310-653-3070, DSN 312-633-3070.
Sexual Assault Prevention And Response Program
The SAPR team is dedicated to providing the best possible service to ensure that each person makes a smooth transition from victim to survivor and to use education and intervention as the primary means of achieving an environment free of sexual assault. For assistance, call 310-653-5442/5789 or the 24-hour crisis line at 310-653-SARC or 310-653-7272.
If emergencies occur when you are en route to Los Angeles Air Force Base, contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center at the nearest military installation for assistance. For emergency medical care, go to any hospital. The American Red Cross is also available for emergency aid. They can sometimes help with financial assistance and can contact individuals for you. They can be reached at 877-272-7337.
Also be sure to alert your sponsor of any problems you may encounter on your trip. Getting help is the smart thing to do. There are several agencies that can assist in emergency situations. Contact the Airman & Family Readiness Center for referrals to state and county assistance.
No matter how well you plan, emergencies happen! Carry your important papers (orders, ID cards, passports, travelers checks, etc.) with you. Do not pack them in your luggage or household goods. Write down telephone numbers for your relatives, your sponsor, gaining unit commander's support staff, and the Command Post, 310-653-3070, here at Los Angeles Air Force Base.
The Airman & Family Readiness Center is a good place to go for information on a wide variety of subjects and can be reached at 310-653-5290. They will help with finding schools and services for special needs family members as well as referring families for counseling and community services. Los Angeles County’s 211 Information Line is another source of valuable information on county assistance programs. They can also be reached at LAAFB.AFRC@spaceforce.mil.
The Salvation Army has several locations in Los Angeles County. This organization may be of assistance if you are in need of good used clothing and furniture or if you would like to donate these items for others to use. In addition, several locations have programs for elder care and recreation activities. The Salvation Army welcomes volunteers. Find out more at the Salvation Army website.
For emergency medical assistance, call 911 which will connect you to off-base emergency services. Then call 611 which is the on-base emergency line and inform them that you have dialed 911 and off-base emergency services are on the way. They will ask you about your identity and location so that they can direct the incoming personnel to your area. If you can, send other people out to help direct the helpers to the needed location.