Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Program Description

The Society provides financial assistance and education, as well as other programs and services, to members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members, widows, and survivors. The Society also receives and manages donated funds to administer these programs and services.

Their main goal is to help each person get support for their immediate needs. Their long-term mission is to help Sailors and Marines become financially self-sufficient by learning how to better manage their personal finances and prepare for unplanned expenses.


  • Financial Assistance and Counseling
  • Quick Assist Loan (QAL)
  • Education Assistance
  • Budget for Baby
  • Emergency Travel
  • Disaster Relief
  • Thrift Shop
  • Newport Thrift Shop
  • B-305 Peary St.
  • Naval Station, Newport, RI 02841
  • Phone: 401-841-2917
  • Hours: Tues., Thur. 11:00-1:00


  • Active duty or retired Sailors and Marines
  • Eligible family members with military ID card
  • Surviving spouses
  • Reservists on active duty (please call 401-841-7342 to confirm eligibility)

How To Apply

  • Call for an appointment.
  • Prospective clients should fill out a budget form before their appointment.
  • Walk-in services are available if necessary (Quick Assist Loans and Emergency Travel)


  • Online Checklist listing materials needed at an appointment.
  • Your military ID
  • Most recent leave and earnings statement (LES) or retiree account statement (RAS)
  • Documents related to your financial need.

Contact Info

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Naval Station Newport
1260 Peary Street
Newport, RI 02841-1627