Founded in 1904, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS) is a private, nonprofit, charitable organization. It is sponsored by the Department of the Navy and operates more than 200 offices ashore and afloat at Navy and Marine Corps bases throughout the world.
The society provides financial assistance in the form of interest-free loans, including the quick assist loan for $500, for transportation in the event of an emergency, basic living expenses, essential vehicle repairs, a patient’s cost share of medical and dental expenses, funeral expenses and much more.
NMCRS also offers other forms of assistance, such as their Budget for Baby program. A 1.5 hour long class, at the conclusion the parents are provided a $25 gift card and a handmade blanket.
The society’s services are provided through offices by staff and by trained volunteers who are familiar with the special conditions of service life. Volunteers are always welcomed.
The NAS Jacksonville Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society Office is in Building 13 at the main gate. For more information, call 904-542-3515.