American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Service to Armed Forces

*American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley


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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides emergency-related services to service members and their family members.
Can help with:
- Immediate personal and family problems, with appropriate referrals when long-term counseling is required.
- Verifying the situation in the event of an emergency, critical accident, illness or death in a service member's immediate family and relaying an emergency leave request, if necessary, to proper military authorities
- Explaining government benefits, cutting through the red tape and getting needed assistance
- Counseling the family or service member on how to request either a humanitarian reassignment closer to home or a hardship discharge if a hardship exists within the immediate family that cannot be resolved by an emergency leave
- Counseling and representation regarding discharge review and military records
-Arranging for an interest-free loan or a grant for travel expenses when an emergency arises that requires the presence of the service member or his or her family. This fund, which may be authorized for other emergencies as well, is disbursed on the basis of need
- Providing budget counseling and referrals to specialized sources of help
LocationDauphin
Geographical AreaBucks, Lehigh, Northampton counties
Intake ProcedureTelephone, internet, walk-in
 
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
Languages SpokenSpanish
EligibilityAnyone
 
Fees or Charges
Types of Fees.
Insurance Accepted.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Office: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Phone 610-865-4400
Contact's Email LVARC@usa.redcross.org
Physical Site Address 1 3939 Broadway
Physical Site City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18104
Main Phone 610-865-4400
Fax 610-865-5871
Service Location Email LVARC@usa.redcross.org
Web Address www.redcrosslv.org
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: American Red Cross - Pennsylvania
Affiliated Program: *American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley
This Service: American Red Cross of the Greater Lehigh Valley - Service to Armed Forces
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Active Military (YN-0500)
Armed Forces Emergency Services (TM-0500)
Families of Active Military Personnel (YJ-2050.2030)