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Financial Assistance
There are some programs that may provide temporary financial assistance for people in need. Assistance may be loans or grants and may have eligibility requirements based on service history. Search for local resources near you below.

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The Semper Fi Fund provides direct financial assistance for expenses that are most pressing for a wounded veteran. 

There is help available when experiencing an eviction. It is important to understand the eviction process and your rights. Search for local resources near you below. 

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There may be help available for electric bills. Search for local resources near you below.

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Typically, assistance with natural gas bills is available seasonally from February to May. Search for local resources near you below

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Eligible customers of Southern California Gas Company(SoCalGas) may receive a 20% discount on their monthly gas bill at their primary residence through the California Alternate Rates for Energy (CARE) program. New customers, who are approved within 90 days of starting new gas service, may also receive a $15 discount on their Service Establishment Charge. Click the link to visit their website and learn more.

Each military branch has assistance for veterans.

  • Air Force Aid Society
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  • Army Emergency Relief Fund
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  • Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, Inc.
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  • Navy – Marine Corps Relief Society
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  • The coaching offers support, encouragement, accountability and resources to help individuals achieve their financial goals.
  • FREE Financial coaching is available for Veterans through the support of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
  • The program is available locally:


Alhambra America’s Job Center of California

2550 W Main St #101
Alhambra CA 91801
Contact: Jazmin Perez Garibaldi, Veterans Financial Coach, AFC®
Phone: 626-436-4735
Office: 626-677-2606
E-mail: JGaribaldi@afsc.com

 

Compton/South Los Angeles America’s Job Center of California

2909 E Pacific Commerce Drive
Compton CA 90221
Contact: Dominique N. Reese, Veterans Financial Coach, AFC®
Phone: 213-222-7168
Office: 310-762-1219
E-mail: DReese@afsc.com