Military Saves is committed to ensuring military families have the information they need for their well-being. Here is a list of savings resources to help during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis. This page is being updated as new resources come in.
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Veterans Crisis Line Call 800-273-8255, chat online, or text 838255
Military Service Relief Organizations
Gary Sinise Foundation “Additionally, any military service members, veterans, first responders, and their families affected by COVID-19 can apply for financial assistance through an initiative of the Foundation’s Relief and Resiliency program, called H.O.P.E. (heal, overcome, persevere, and excel).”
Penfed Foundation (application process currently suspended, but may reopen; Foundation also has other financial assistance options).
GI Bill Benefits to continue. Students with questions can contact the VA’s Education Call Center at 1-888-442-4551 between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. ET on weekdays
IRS Coronavirus tax relief extends payment/filing of taxes
IRS Check Status of Stimulus Check
IRS Web Tool for Non-Filers to Recieve Stimulus Check
MilTax Services Military OneSource – free tax filing to get a refund now; call 800-342-9647 to connect with a MilTax consultant
Digital Resources for Military Families
Through the MWR Digital Library Portal, families can access many FREE, useful resources including:
Through Blue Star Families, military families can enjoy free memberships to:
National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) Coronavirus Financial Toolkit
Mortgage Relief Tracker: This site tracks federal, state, and private mortgage relief programs.
Federal Student Aid – You may be able to temporarily stop making payments