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United States Army
Army Emergency Relief
2nd Street/D Street
Yuma, AZ 85365-9498
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 in reporting sexual assault, please call the Sexual Harassment/Assault Response Program Sexual Assault Response Coordinator/Victim Advocate 24 Hour Number at 928-920-3104.
For immediate emergency assistance in reporting domestic violence please call the Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocate 24 Hour Number at 760-267-6792.
For Army Emergency Relief assistance, please call 928-328-2332 or DSN 312-899-2332.
Note: After duty hours and during federal holidays, please contact the American Red Cross/Ft. Sill Case Management Center at 877-272-7337.
U.S. Army Yuma Proving Ground does not have a local American Red Cross on the installation. The Yuma community American Red Cross does not provide financial assistance.
Army Emergency Relief, or AER, can be reached by calling 928-328-2332 or DSN 312-899-2332. Hours of operation are Monday-Thursday, 6:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. After duty hours, contact the American Red Cross at 877-272-7337 (emergency travel only). All other emergencies (i.e., no pay due, vehicle repairs, rent/mortgage, etc.) must wait until the next business day.
Army Emergency Relief provides emergency financial assistance to eligible soldiers (active or retired) and their families. Spouses must provide a valid special power of attorney and unit contact information, if seeking assistance during the service member's absence.
Who is Eligible for AER Services
Hours of operation for Army Community Service are Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. ACS is closed Fridays, Sundays and holidays. Call 928-328-2513.
The Information, Referral and Follow-up Program provides commanders, service members and families with information about military and civilian community resources. Clients will be provided with the information or assistance needed, or will be referred to the social service agency that can best assist them.
Operator – 928-328-4351 (Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)Yuma Proving Ground Police – 928-328-2720 (non-emergency)Yuma Proving Ground Fire Department – 928-328-2316 (non emergency)
For emergencies please call 911 and let the operator know you are calling from Yuma Proving Ground.
The Yuma Salvation Army office and chapel are located at 454 W. Catalina Drive, Yuma, AZ 85364 and can be reached at 928-783-0181. As of March 16, 2022, this location is temporary. Please call to verify address.
Services include assistance with emergency food and personal hygiene kit bags. Assistance with utilities: electric bill, water and rent (based on availability of funds). No deposits for rent/utilities.
For any assistance, proof of identification, proof of residency and proof of income is required.
You may reach 211 online. There are resources listed for our Yuma community. If you are in crisis, call 800-631-1314. If it is an emergency, dial 911.
United Way of Yuma County, 180 West 1st St., Suite B., Yuma, Arizona, 85364, 928-783-0515 (voicemail).