The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a private nonprofit charitable organization that provides financial assistance and education, as well as other services, to members of the Navy and Marine Corps, active duty and retired, and their eligible family members, widows and survivors. The society’s mission is to help service members, through education and assistance, become financially self-sufficient. Additionally, the society coordinates with other service branches to provide assistance to members of the Air Force and Army.
Non-Financial Programs include:
- Financial counseling/education
- Budgeting for Baby Workshop (gift of a Junior Seabag for attendees)
Financial programs include:
- Interest free loans and grants for emergency needs
- Quick Assist Loans
- Disaster assistance
- Education Assistance
The office is on NAS JRB New Orleans, Building 555. Hours are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Assistance is provided by appointment, except requests for Emergency Travel and Quick Assist Loans.
Outside regular office hours, emergency requests can be made through the American Red Cross Armed Forces Service Center by calling toll free 877-272-7337. Identify yourself as a military Navy or Marine Corps service member seeking emergency assistance.