Air Force Aid Society (AFAS)

The Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) is a non-profit organization that helps the Air Force take care of its own emergencies through interest-free loans or grants for basic needs and emergency travel.

Air Force Aid Society emergency assistance is available to Airmen and their eligible family members to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation. The Society provides interest free loans and grants based on the individual situation for needs such as:

  • Basic Living Expenses
  • Emergency Travel
  • Vehicle Expenses
  • Funeral Expenses
  • Medical/Dental
  • Child Care/Respite
  • Moving Expenses
  • Miscellaneous Expenses

To apply for assistance please visit:

After completing your application, please contact the Vandenberg Airman & Family Readiness Center to reach a caseworker at 805-606-0039.

If you are in need of immediate assistance that cannot wait until the next business day please contact the American Red Cross at 1-877-272-7337.

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