Financial and Addiction Recovery Assistance
MusiCares may grant short-term financial assistance for personal or addiction needs that have arisen due to unforeseen circumstances. Funding may be awarded for needs such as rent, car payments, insurance premiums, utilities, medical/dental expenses, psychotherapy, addiction treatment, sober living, and other personal expenses.
Applicants must be able to document employment history in one of the following areas:
- A minimum of three years employment in the music industry (reduced during COVID)
- Six commercially released recordings or videos (singles)
Who We Serve
Music industry professionals including: musicians, singer/songwriters, engineers, stagehands, managers, tour bus drivers, A&R, agents, make-artists, live crew, etc…
Contact MusiCares at 1.800.687.4227 or Musicaresrelief@musicares.org
When financial assistance is provided by MusiCares, it is charitable in nature and therefore, before seeking such assistance, applicants are required to investigate all other possible sources of aid. All approved assistance is paid directly to a creditor/third party. At its sole discretion, MusiCares reserves the right to deny or approve financial assistance.
MusiCares West Region
3030 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
MusiCares South Region
1904 Wedgewood Ave.
Nashville, TN 37212
MusiCares East Region
21 East 37th Street
New York, NY 10016
For general information, please email MusiCaresRelief@MusiCares.org