EMERGENCY FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE (EFA)
CATEGORIES OF SUPPORT
STEP supports you in identifying and reaching your financial goals.
Based on our assessment, we may provide a grant to stop the loss of a critical basic need.
Please talk to your social worker for more information about qualifications and eligibility.
Emergency Financial Assistance applicants must meet three primary prerequisites:
Applicant must be E1- E6 active duty military or a recently, honorably, discharged (within 18 months) veteran.
Must reside in one of the eight supported counties (San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside, Kern, and Imperial).
Must be in a verifiable financial crisis – as defined by documented imminent loss of a basic need.