Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

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The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMRCS) provides assistance to active-duty members and retired Navy and Marine Corps service members.

The society offers many services, including financial assistance for temporary hardship, budget counseling, a food locker, gift layettes of infant clothing and other basic items for newborns, referral to other military or community service organizations, a listening post for people with problems, education loan programs for family members of active-duty personnel and children of retirees, and fleet input to commissioning programs.

Financial assistance, in the form of interest-free loans when the service member can repay, is provided in emergency situations. Emergencies include:

• Basic living expenses (food, shelter and utilities).

• Emergency transportation.

• Funeral expenses.

• Emergency automobile repair.

• Medical and dental expenses.

• Individual home disasters.

These areas of assistance, while stated in general terms, are subject to some limitations and restrictions. Contact NMCRS at 912-573-3928 for more information.


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