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Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Norfolk
7928 14th Street
Norfolk, VA 23505
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.
Remember while traveling to carry important medical papers, prescriptions, and important telephone numbers (i.e. your next duty station sponsor and quarterdeck) in case an emergency arises during travel.
Emergencies can happen no matter how much planning you do, so part of your plan needs to be consideration of " What if". If an emergency occurs while in transit and it is possible, contact the nearest military installation for assistance. If you are not near a military installation and/or your emergency occurs after hours, contact the American Red Cross at 877-272-7337. If a financial emergency occurs, you can request Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society assistance through the American Red Cross. Military OneSource is available 24/7 and can provide you with resources by calling 800-342-9647.
Information and Referral Assistance
The Fleet and Family Support Center, or FFSC, information and referral specialists can provide up to date information on military and community resources for the local area and beyond. If you have questions or concerns and need a starting point, call FFSC Yorktown's I & R Specialist at 757-887-4606, and the FFSC Newport News at 757-688-6289.
Severe weather: For information on base operations during severe weather, call 757-887-7777.
211 Virginia is a free statewide information and referral system that provides a wide variety of health and human service referrals. You can access their website or you can talk with a certified call specialist by dialing 211 toll free, seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to midnight.
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, or NMCRS, provides interest free loans or grants to help with emergency needs such as emergency transportation, medical/dental bills, food, rent, disaster relief assistance, childcare expenses, and essential vehicle repairs. For more information or to make an appointment, call 757-322-1171.
American Red Cross
The American Red Cross provides social welfare services to needy military personnel and their families. They assist with emergency communications, financial assistance, and help with humanitarian reassignment and hardship. For assistance, call 877-272-7337.
The Salvation Army is active in the Hampton Roads region by providing social services and emergency assistance. For more information and to inquire about services call the Tidewater Area Command at 757-543-8100.