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United States Army
Army Emergency Relief
469 Avenue L
Texarkana, TX 75507
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.
For immediate emergency assistance, please call Security at 903-334-3333 if on Depot. If off Depot, Dial 911.
The American Red Cross can provide limited emergency assistance. The local chapter is located at 821 Spruce St, Texarkana TX and can be reached at 903-793-5602 during normal duty hours or 877 272 7337 will be answered 24X7. The ARC also supports families with burnouts. ARC is also covering Army Emergency Relief during COVID period.
Army Emergency Relief (AER) provides emergency financial assistance to Soldiers (active and retired) and their families in times of distress. Categories of authorized emergency financial assistance are:
Assistance is given in the form of an interest free loan, grant or part loan/grant. COVID 19 Pandemic has impacted RRAD AER operational hours. During this time, American Red Cross (877 272-8337) is covering for AER.
Before you leave, ensure you have all important papers with you - not packed with your household goods. Make sure you have important phone numbers with you, including your sponsor's. Your sponsor can be very valuable in case of an emergency while in transit.
The local Salvation Army is located at 316 Hazel St in Texarkana Arkansas and their phone number is 870-774-2701. They can provide a limited supply of food and possible shelter. They may also be able to refer you to other local agencies for further assistance. Other supports are available on the economy. ACS has a listing at 903 334-4137/2466.
The COVID 19 Pandemic could impact ACS operational hours.
No matter how well you have planned your move, emergencies do happen. ACS can be reached at (903) 334-4137 during duty hours (M-Th, 0630-1700) or after hours emergencies (903) 334-3333.
The duty hours for ACS could be impacted by COVID 19 Pandemic.