Although not located on base, the American Red Cross is available just a phone call away to help military members handle emergencies. Its Armed Forces Emergency Services is the worldwide program through which emergency communications, financial assistance and case work services are provided to members of the United States armed forces and their families.
The area Red Cross office is in the Fleet and Family Support Center at 7928 14th St., near Naval Station Norfolk off Hampton Boulevard. It is open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Day phone is 757-440-1111. After-hours and emergency telephone is 877-272-7337.