Qualified Veterans – Requirements for UAV Qualification
The committee looks at each request. They consider the validity of the request and the veteran’s DD214 (veteran discharge status), as well as the UAV’s then current financial assets. The committee can allocate up to $3,000 per case. Multiple requests are discouraged.
If an emergency arises and there is no time to convene a UAV committee, two members can authorize expenditures up to $500 for qualified veterans and/or their families.
Items Covered by UAV
Since UAV is an emergency fund, it covers only emergency (in unforeseeable circumstances) expenses including groceries, immediate household needs, utilities including basic internet, and rent. Requests for funds to cover non-vital expenses such as restaurant meals, legal costs, and recreational activities are not covered. This is for short-term emergencies only. Most requests can be approved within two weeks.
Veterans may apply for UAV support by phone at 772-410-5820 or by email at UAV@veteranscouncilirc.org
On Weekends – Contact Kathy Allston 305-872-8162 (cell)