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.

Food

Grocery gift cards and food boxes.

Transportation

Past due auto payments and mechanical repairs.

Housing

Past due rent and mortgage payments.

Critical Baby Items

Critical items including diapers, car seat, and more.

Utilities

Past due utility expenses.

Other

Including major appliances and emergency travel.

Emergency Financial Assistance applicants must meet three primary prerequisites:

  1. Applicant must be E1- E6 active duty military or a recently, honorably, discharged (within 18 months) veteran.

  2. Must reside in one of the eight supported counties (San Diego, Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, San Bernardino, Riverside, Kern, and Imperial).

  3. Must be in a verifiable financial crisis – as defined by documented imminent loss of a basic need. 

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contact

SAN DIEGO

9951 Businesspark Ave., Suite A, San Diego, CA 92131

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

(858) 695-6810

ORANGE COUNTY

1631 Sunflower Ave., Suite C34, Santa Ana, CA 92704

hours may vary, please call to confirm

(714) 444-0075

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