USA Cares Assistance Application

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Application Notes

NOTE:  Please do not begin your application if you do not have your DD214, LES or Assignment Orders available to upload as you will not be able to submit your application without one of them.

Important: Should you need assistance with your application, please include the full applicant's name in your communication to process your request faster.

Military Service Member

This must be in the form mm/dd/yyyy.

Military Information

This is the date you were discharged from the military.
Note that this is *not* the date of termination of your IRR obligation

If you do not have a current unit please mark N/A

Applicant Information

Contact Information

Enter ONE email address only. Multiple emails will cause the application to fail.

VA Information

Immediate Needs

If you enter more than 1000 characters, your application will have to be manually downloaded which WILL cause a delay.

Keep this limited. Too much data can cause errors.

Documentation Upload

File size cannot be larger than 5 MB or your app will not process. Do NOT continue to hit submit if you get an error on this.

No more than 50 characters, including spaces.


I understand that financial assistance is only available to post 9/11 veterans and that being a post 9/11 veteran does not guarantee that I will be eligible for grant assistance from USA Cares.

I understand that I must complete and submit my form within 10 days or my saved application may be deleted.