American Legion - Temporary Financial Assistance

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General Information
Description of ServiceAmerican Legion Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) program has awarded cash grants to minor children of veterans who are eligible for American Legion membership. These grants help families in need meet the cost of shelter, food, utilities and health expenses, thereby keeping the child or children in a more stable environment.
Geographical AreaUnited States - includes all Pennsylvania counties: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Berks, Blair, Bradford, Bucks, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Chester, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lancaster, Lawrence, Lebanon, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Monroe, Montgomery, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Perry, Philadelphia, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wyoming, York
Intake ProcedureVisit their website to locate a post near you or call.
Intake RequirementsTFA application
Additional RequirementsNo child is considered eligible for Temporary Financial Assistance until a complete investigation is conducted at the post or department level; a legitimate family need is determined; and all other available assistance resources have been utilized or exhausted. Additionally, the TFA application must originate and be filled out by someone at the local level.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
GenderEither
EligibilityTFA is limited to minor children (17 years or younger) whose biological parent, or legal guardian, is a veteran and is, or would have been, eligible for American Legion membership. However, Legion membership is not required. Children 18-20 years old will also be considered if a current disability requires special schooling or indefinite in-home care, or they are enrolled in an approved high school and unmarried.
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 700 N. Pennsylvania Street
Physical Site Address 2 The American Legion National Headquarters
Physical Site City, State, Zip Indianapolis, IN 46206
Main Phone 317-630-1200
Other Phone 800-433-3318
Fax 317-630-1223
Web Address www.legion.org/financialassistance
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Legion
Affiliated Program: American Legion
This Service: American Legion - Temporary Financial Assistance
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Children (YB-9500.1500)
Temporary Financial Assistance (NT)
Undesignated Temporary Financial Assistance (NT-8900)
Veteran Membership Organizations (TD-1400.9000)
Veterans (YN-9000)