The Salvation Army’s Home Front War Relief will support families of troops, separated from their spouses and/or parents with financial assistance to meet basic human needs, along with problem solving casework, counseling and other supportive services.
A one time request can be made for up to $1000. in assistance. Any requests must be made at one time. Requests for help a second time will not be accepted. Be sure to consider all your needs before submitting an application.
A copy of the soldier’s military orders, photo ID and invoice or statement will be required to process the request. A self declaration of need (e.g. for food) when documentation is not available must be made.
Eligible persons include spouses and/or dependents with deployed military personnel.
A list of some of the items covered by the assistance follows:
Food, lodging, transportation, housing/mortgage, clothing, furniture, counseling, medical/prescriptions, rent, utilities, legal, funeral and more.
Total assistance should not exceed $1000. per family.
For further information call 1-800-salarmy. Or any one of the following three community organizations; Madison County Extension Office at 783-3303, Department of Family Services or East Missouri Action Agency.