Financial Aid

The City of La Porte claims no ownership nor has the ability to routinely update this information, but is happy to share it in the hopes that it helps veterans. It was compiled in May, 2014. 

American Legion
700 N. Pennsylvania St.
P.O. Box 1055
Indianapolis, In 46260
Phone:  (317) 630-1200
Website: www.legion.org
Assistance:  Financial advice.

American Military Family
Website:  www.amf100.org
Assistance:  Provides emergency financial assistance with such things as:  rent or mortgage payments, utilities, transportation, food, and toiletries.

National Association of American Veterans Inc.
1725 I Street, NW Suite 300
Washington DC. 20006
Phone:  (202) 465-3296
Website: www.naavets.org
Assistance:  Provides financial aid referrals   for transportation to medical appointments, rehabilitation, and counseling.

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
875 N. Randolph St. Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203
Phone:  (800) 654-8364
Website:  www.nmc.rs.org
Assistance:  Grants or an interest-free loan for urgent financial needs.

Operation First Response Inc.
203 Dove Hill Rd
Culpeper, VA 22701
Phone:  (888) 289-0280
Website:  www.operationfirstresponse.org
Assistance:  Provides assistance with rent, vehicle payments, utilities,   groceries, clothing, and travel expenses to and from major medical facilities.

Operation Homefront
8930 Four Winds Drive Ste
San Antonio, TX 78239
Phone:  (800) 722-6098
Website:  www.operationhomefront.net
Assistance:  Provides assistance with food, home repairs, auto repairs, vision care, transportation, moving assistance, and necessary home items.

Reference Service Press
5000 Windplay Drive, Suite 4
El Dorado Hills, CA 95762
Phone:  (916) 939-9620
Website:  www.rspfunding.com
Assistance:   Sells a book entitled Financial Aid for Veterans, military personnel, and their Families.  This book provides a list of federal and state financial aid benefits and privately funded programs. 

Reserve Aid
2515 McKinney Avenue, 11th Floor
Dallas, Texas 75201
Phone:  (972) 934-4731
Website:  www.reserveaid.org
Assistance:  Provides assistance with rent or mortgage payments, utility bills, car payments, car insurance, and phone bills.  Walmart gift cards may be provided in cases of severe hardships.

USA Cares Inc.
562 N Dixie Blvd, Suite 3
Radcliff, KY 40160
Phone:  Phone:  (800) 773-0387
Website:  www.usacares.org
Assistance:  Offers an emergency assistance program which pays for such things as food and utilities.

US Soldiers Foundation
103 Leisure Drive
Monroe, LA 71203
Website:  www.ussoldiersfoundation.org
Assistance:  Offers low cost mortgages, medical insurance, and dental insurance.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC. 20420
Phone:  Benefits number:  (800) 827-1000
Website:  www.va.gov
Assistance:  Provides a wide variety of financial assistance and other services to veterans.

VA Home Lo‚Äčan Centers
Phone: 
888-573-4496
Website: 
https://www.vahomeloancenters.org,
Assistance: Specializes in helping veterans obtain access to affordable home ownership. (added by contributor, 9/2014)

Veterans of Foreign Wars
406 West 34th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone:  (816) 756-3390
Website:  www.vfw.org
Assistance:  Emergency financial aid.