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Temporary Financial Assistance

Agency: American Legion
Service Description:

The Temporary Financial Assistance Program (TFA) awards cash grants to active military and veterans with children to assist with living costs. Assistance is provided for the following:

- Shelter
- Food
- Utilities
- Health expenses




Temporary Financial Assistance (TFA) is limited to minor children (17 years or younger) whose parent, or legal guardian, is a veteran.

Children 18-20 years old will also be considered if a current disability requires special schooling or indefinite in-home care, or they are enrolled in an approved high school and unmarried.

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants must apply at the local office level. Call or visit the website for locations.

Last Update: October 30, 2017


PO Box 1055

Indianapolis, IN 46206

Web Address:

Areas Served:

United States

Business Hours:

Office: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm
Website is 24/7.

Telephones: types, numbers and hours
Type Number Details
Main Phone (317) 630-1323 Committee of Children & Youth
Administrative (317) 630-1200
Fax (317) 630-1223




  • Open Fridays
  • Open Mondays
  • Open Thursdays
  • Open Tuesdays
  • Open Wednesdays
  • Payment/Funding

  • Free
  • Referral Required

  • No referral required
  • Special Populations

  • Veterans
  • Utility Assistance type

  • Independent Programs