Fraternal Insurance – Members in good standing of the NCSFA may also purchase coverage in the Fraternal Insurance Plan. This coverage is optional and is not covered by dues.
The cost of the coverage is $10.00 per quarter and the plan is decreasing term coverage. Payments are based on age at time of death and the maximum payment is $40,000.00 and the minimum is $2,000.00. NCSFA members who choose to participate in the fraternal insurance fund must apply to the fund prior to reaching age 55.
Accident and Sickness Policy – This coverage is for line-of-duty deaths or injuries and line-of-duty related sickness resulting in death or injury. The premium is paid by the NCSFA. To access this form please click here.
Accidental Death and Dismemberment – The coverage is 24 hours per day for on-duty and off-duty events. The amount of the policy is $25,000.00 and this premium is also included in the membership dues. All members including (retirees on a department roster) receive this coverage. To access this form please click here.
First Responder Assistance Program – 24/7 Confidential Help for Firefighters and Their Families
The First Responder Assistance Program (FRAP) is included with your Accident and Health insurance coverage. This program offers resources and referrals to first responders and their families for issues regarding:
- Stress Management
- Family Conflict
- Grief and Loss
- Child/Elder Care
- And more
Go here, http://www.ncsfa.com/first-responder-assistance-program, for more information. Or visit www.BDAEAP.com Password: Provident
This fund is available to all departments that meet three (3) criteria:
- Belong to the NCSFA.
- File a relief fund financial statement online with the NCSFA by October 31st of each year.
- File a Report of Fire Conditions with the DOI by October 31st of each year. The uses are defined by Chapter 58 of the General Statutes.
(This should not be confused with the NC Firefighter’s and Rescue Workers Pension Plan under the State Treasurer at https://www.nctreasurer.com/ret)
For information on the plan and to receive help signing-up please contact CSA Strategic Planners, LLC at 336-837-6226. The staff at CSA will work with you and answer all your questions. Read more.
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home insurance, has been selected to provide North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association
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The NCSFA provides $240,000.00 per year in scholarships. Applications go online January 1st of each year and are due in the office of the NCSFA by March 15th of each year.
The NCSFA monitors bills and actions of the legislature on behalf of the membership and the fire service of North Carolina.
The NCSFA has a travel agency located on our website. We receive a commission from bookings and this revenue goes towards benefits. The next time you or your family plan to travel, please price our agency. Even if they cost the same as your provider, the royalties provide more money for Association benefits. You can access the agency here.
Doctors Vision Center
Members of the NC State Firefighters’ Association receive 25% off of the list price on eye exams and eyeglasses with Doctors Vision Center. Discount includes all items, except for soft contact lenses. Please visit http://doctorsvisioncenter.com/ or contact your local Doctors Vision Center for more information.
NCSFA members are eligible to receive a debit card with the Local Government Federal Credit Union. This Visa Debit Card, exclusively for North Carolina firefighters, is LGFCU’s way of helping the North Carolina State Firefighters’ Association (NCSFA) generate funds to help the men and women who serve and improve our communities. Visit LGFCU.org to apply today!
Staples Business Advantage
Staples provides NCSFA members with maximum savings. Contact your local Staples store for more information.
Members of the NCSFA can receive a discount on AT&T services and devices. Visit att.com/wireless/NCSFA or find your local AT&T store to sign up. Be sure to mention code 3433704 and have your NCSFA membership card with you to receive the benefit.
All documents are available as Acrobat PDF downloads.
Photo courtesy Jim Landis, Gastonia Fire Department.