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Additional Resources

American Airlines Family Fund

» American Airlines Family Fund Website

The American Airlines Family Fund is a public, non-profit charitable organization established to provide emergency assistance to American employees through one-time grants of up to $2,500. Active and retired employees of American Airlines and its wholly owned subsidiaries and their immediate families can apply for assistance through the Family Fund. Immediate family includes spouse or domestic partner, dependent/nondependent children or parents.

American Airlines Gift Vacation Day Policy

The Gift Vacation Days program allows flight attendants to donate current year, accrued vacation days to an eligible flight attendant who has exhausted all available paid leave. Speak to your Flight Service Manager for further information.

AA Credit Union Financial Assistance

American Airlines Credit Union Financial Assistance

The Credit Union offers a number of options designed to lighten your burden, no matter what financial challenges you might be facing. >> Learn more here. Financial Hardship Assistance (aacreditunion.org)

» Blog Post: Providing Financial Stability in a Crisis

APFA Union Dues

» APFA Union Dues Website

While on AA payroll (i.e. Sick, IOD Salary Continuance) there is a dues obligation. Once a flight attendant is on an unpaid leave (i.e. off AA payroll), the flight attendant will continue to be billed for union dues. Upon return to work they can request “dues forgiveness.” In order to vote in an APFA election a flight attendant must be dues current. » Contact the Dues Department

Blink Health

» Blink Health Website

Search engine for discounted medications and health benefits.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

The Optum Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free consultation, information and referral service for all American team members and members of their household. There is no charge to you and the Program is designed to protect your privacy. Services are voluntary and confidential (except as required by local, state or federal laws.) 800-363-7190

Optum Live and Work Well

» Live and Work Well Website

As part of your benefit package live and work well provides private 24/7 resources to help you and your family with change, challenges, coping or crisis. Connect with a behavioral health professional, access self-help tools or review educational resources.

Visit: www.liveandworkwell.com
Access Code: American
(Your privacy is important to us. A personal login is required for secure tools American is not notified if you or your family uses this site.)

Social Security Disability

» Social Security Disability Website

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) provides monthly financial and insurance assistance for individuals with disabilities.

Social Security Income

» Social Security Website

The minimum age for collecting a monthly “reduced retirement benefit” through SSI is 62 years of age. This may be an option for someone who needs the income now and who cannot afford to wait the additional years to receive full SSI benefits.


» SNAP Website

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. Go to Eligibility Requirements under “Learn How to Apply” on their website. (Formerly Food Stamp Program)

Low Income Energy Assistance Program

» Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Website (LIHEAP)

LIHEAP is a Federally-funded program that helps low income households with their home energy bill. To locate energy assistance in your state, call 1-866-674-6327 or email: energy@ncat.org

Modest Needs

» Modest Needs Website

Modest Needs is a national nonprofit empowering whose mission is to responsibly provide short-term financial assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis who, because they are working and live just above the poverty level, are ineligible for most types of conventional social assistance but who (like many of us) are living one or two lost paychecks away from the kind of financial catastrophe that eventually leads to homelessness.

24-Hour Telephonic Assistance and Counseling

Telephonic counseling is completely free and team members have the option to meet with a counselor for up to four free in-person counseling sessions. Simply call 800-363-7190.

Illness-Specific Assistance


» CancerCare Website

Provides telephone, online and face-to-face counseling, support groups, education, publications and financial and co-payment assistance. Professional oncology social workers offer personalized care, and all services are free of charge. Explore the website or call 800-813-4673.

Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP)

» Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) Website

The Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program (FADAP) is available to all flight attendants, no matter what status you currently hold -- active, furloughed, or even if you are on a leave status.  FADAP is a substance-abuse prevention program, created and promoted for and by the flight attendant profession and funded by the FAA. With FADAP you will find stigma free information on substance use, abuse and dependence.

Flight Attendant Drug and Alcohol Program-FADAP
501 Third Street, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20001

Phone: 855.333.2327
Direct Line: 202-355-6337

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