Baltimore Ravens Legends Community Resource Guide

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FIVE THINGS TO DO WHEN YOU FINISH PLAYING IN THE NFL:
  1. Contact NFL Player Benefits to update contact information, confirm your Continuing Veteran coverage for the NFL Player Insurance Plan and confirm the benefits available to you through the Collectively Bargained Agreement. (800) 638-3186
  2. Activate your free NFLPA Former Player Membership (800) 372-2000
  3. Activate your free benefit with The Trust, powered by the NFLPA (Must have earned 2+ Credited Seasons in the NFL) https://playerstrust.com/contact-us
  4. If you plan to file for "Line of Duty Disability" with the NFL Benefits Office due to substantial disabling injuries as a result of NFL-football activities, be aware of the deadlines. Former Players with four (4) or less Credited Seasons must apply within 48 months after the last date under contract. Former Players with five (5) or more Credited Seasons have the number of years equal to their number of Credited Seasons earned to apply. (800) 638-3186
  5. If you plan to file for "Total & Permanent Disability" with the NFL Benefits Office as you unable to work due to a severe and permanent disability, be aware of the deadlines. For placement in the Active categories, eligible Former Players must apply within 18 months after last date under contract. Placement into the other categories is dependent on when your application is received. (800) 638-3186

DISCLAIMERS:

  • The information contained in the Ravens Legends Community Resource Guide is intended to be used as a guide as resources may have different eligibility and qualification rules and varying contribution amounts depending upon when the resource was established, the Legend's number of Credited Seasons and when they were earned.
  • At times, the service provided, eligibility requirements, etc. may change for resources or the information contained in this document may become outdated. For the most up-to-date information on any resource, please call, email or visit the website listed for each service.
  • Most resources are earned and available upon request. However, some require an application to be submitted, reviewed and approved before obtaining.
  • If you have any questions or need additional assistance, contact Matt Little (Baltimore Ravens, Sr. Manager of Legacy Engagement) at matt.little@ravens.nfl.net.

Explore Resources

Alcohol/Drugs Substance Abuse

American Addiction Centers

Lakeview Health Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Sober Living Fund

  • Organization: NFL Player Care Foundation
  • Service: Legends can stay up to three (3) months at a Sober Living facility to support the abstinence from substance and alcohol use after they have completed inpatient treatment and/or while they are participating in outpatient programs. The cap on this resource is $3,600.
  • Eligibility: 1 Credited Season or 2 Practice Squad Seasons
  • (917) 580-0499
  • nate.recknagel@nfl.com
Alumni Chapters

Former Players Chapter

National Chapters

Apps

NFL Player Benefits Plan App

NFLPA Former Players App

The Trust App

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Allows Legends access to community and information for easy access to The Trust's Community Groups, Exclusive Courses, Articles, Challenges, Event Information and more.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/l/the-trust-app
Career & Entrepreneur Resources

AthLife

  • Organization: The Trust
    Service: Career development tailored specifically for Legends interested in pursuing an athletics-related career. Services focus on assisting Legends in developing the necessary skills for obtaining employment, including interest inventory, identifying career goals, resume development, networking, and interview preparation.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/athlife

Business Job Shadows & Internships

Cisco's Networking Academy

  • Organization: NFL Player Care Foundation
  • Service: Are you interested in a career in technology but not sure where to start? The NFL Player Care Foundation has opened enrollment for Legends to participate in Cisco's Networking Academy that provides free courses across cybersecurity, data science and more.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 4
  • info@nflplayercare.com

Lee Hecht Harrison

  • Organization: NFLPA
  • Service: One-month transition coaching program to help Legends with a career assessment, resume building, interviewing skills and many other tools for a successful transition or even a second career transition.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (833) -236-7637
  • formerplayers@nflpa.com

Legends Business Network

LinkedIn Learning

  • Organization: NFLPA
  • Service: Free LinkedIn Learning accounts for Legends to gain new skills and advance their careers
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (833) -236-7637
  • formerplayers@nflpa.com

Manpower Group Entrepreneurial Program

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Supports all levels of readiness from simple exploration for first time business owners to benefits for those who are ready to propel their existing business into the next stage of success. You will join other Legends in learning how to identify your audience, designing a strong marketing strategy, uncovering techniques for financing, and managing your business effectively.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/services/manpowergroup-entrepreneurial-program

Manpower Group, Right Management

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Job placement services, individualized career coaching and development for all stages of job preparedness, including resume services, interview prep, personal branding, and more.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/services/manpowergroup

NFL PCF Career Program

  • Organization: NFL Player Care Foundation
  • Service: Connect with 100 national employers on a year-round job platform and join more than 1,730 fellow NFL Legends by creating an NFL Career Portal account, where you can register for info sessions, receive resume assistance, and apply for new job opportunities with companies such as PepsiCo, Microsoft, Rocket Mortgage, Cisco, Visa, and more.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 4
  • info@nflplayercare.com
  • nflpcf-csm.symplicity.com/

Player Advancement Foundation Powered by Korn Ferry Advance

  • Organization: NFL Alumni
  • Service: Exclusive career coaching and advice to Legends and their families to help former players find a career off the field that they find meaningful. Whether it's on the sidelines as a coach, as a corporate-office leader or as a thriving entrepreneur, this platform provides Legends with free career coaching, resume building, online assessments, insights on career management, interview prep and a job board.
  • Eligibility: Active NFL Alumni Paid Membership
  • (877) 258-6635
  • memberservice@nflalumni.org
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership/all-benefits/career-business/korn-ferry-advance/

SCORE

Coaching & Scouting

Bill Walsh Diversity Coaching Fellowship

Legends Coaches Network

Nunn-Wooten Scouting Fellowship

Senior Bowl Scout School

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: Legends will receive a behind-the-scenes look from NFL scouting veterans on both pathways in an NFL scouting department - pro/advance scouting and college scouting.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (251) 438-2276
  • srbowl@seniorbowl.com
  • www.seniorbowl.com/scoutschool/
Dental Benefits

Dental Lifeline Network

PFRPA Dental Plan - MetLife

  • Organization: Pro Football Retired Players Association
  • Service: 100% coverage on preventive dental services, 70% coverage on basic services, 50% coverage on major services, $25/year deductible and $3,000 calendar year maximum.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players (Retired before July 2013) & Spouses
  • (855) 497-6675
  • www.pfrpa.com/greater-good-fund.html#dental-plan
Disability Benefits & Plans

88 Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides reimbursement of eligible expenses if you are diagnosed with Dementia, ALS or Parkinson's. Up to $160,000 per year for reimbursement of expenses of in-patient care at an eligible institution and up to $140,000 per year for reimbursement of expenses of at-home care. Burial benefit up to $10,000.
  • Eligibility: Former Players with 4+ Credited Seasons pre-1993 or Former Players with 3+ Credited Seasons post-1993
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Line of Duty Disability (LOD)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides support for Legends with substantial disabling injuries as a result of NFL-football activities. Former players with four (4) or less Credited Seasons must apply within 48 months after the last date under contract. Former players with five (5) or more Credited Seasons have the number of years equal to their number of Credited Seasons earned to apply.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Neurocognitive Disability (NC Benefit)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides support for Legends with mild to moderate brain impairments. Former Players with three (3) or more Credited Seasons can apply until they start receiving their Pension. 
  • Eligibility: Former Players with 4+ Credited Seasons pre-1993 or Former Players with 3+ Credited Seasons post-1993 or Former Players with 2 or Less Credited Seasons Who Apply within 84 Months After Last NFL Contract
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Social Security Administration

  • Service: To apply for federal disability benefits, visit the website or call the phone number.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (800) 772-1213
  • www.ssa.gov/disability/disability.html

Total and Permanent Disability (T&P)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides support for Legends unable to work due to a severe and permanent disability. For placement in the Active categories, eligible former players must apply within 18 months after last date under contract. Placement into the other categories is dependent on when your application is received. The Disability Plan also provides benefits to your surviving spouse and/or children in the event of your death before you elect to receive your pension.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com
Discounts & Perks | NFL

AP Photos

NFL Films Highlight Video

NFL Shop Discount

NFL Sunday Ticket

NFL+

Pro Football Hall of Fame Legacy Card

Discounts | Car Repairs & Rental Cars

Alamo Rental Cars

Avis Rental Cars

Bridgestone Tires

Budget Rental Car

Hertz Rental Cars

Hertz Rental Cars

Jiffy Lube

Discounts | Education

Bethel University

Pierce College

Discounts | Finance

Donald S. Bicking & Associates and Integrated Wealth Strategies

Discounts | Flowers

1-800-FLOWERS

From You Flowers

Discounts | Golf

Club Glove

GolfTec

  • Organization: NFL Alumni
  • Service: Receive a free individual golf lesson package which includes 10 lessons over a three-month period, as well as the ability to use GolfTec Training Centers for practice and receive a free club fitting assessment.
  • Eligibility: Active NFL Alumni Paid Membership
  • (877) 258-6635
  • memberservice@nflalumni.org
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership-benefits/

Ship Sticks

Discounts | Miscellaneous

Best of Legacy

  • Organization: NFL Alumni
  • Service: Save 10% off Best of Legacy giant leather legacy books containing any Legend's best press clippings, photos and video highlights. They do all of the work of finding the material all the way back to high school, and you are welcome to send them items from your family collection if desired.
  • Eligibility: Active NFL Alumni Paid Membership
  • (877) 258-6635
  • memberservice@nflalumni.org
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership-benefits/

Chella

Discounts

Gift Tree

Rocket Mortgage

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: Legends who you buy with Rocket Homes and get financed with Rocket Mortgage could get up to $10,000 toward closing from Rocket Mortgage. Legends selling a home with a Rocket Homes Partner Agent could get up to $7,000 back after closing. Legends who refinance with Rocket Mortgage receive a $2,000 closing cost credit on top of your specialized pricing.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • NFLlegends@nfl.com
  • players.nfl.com/dashboard/find-a-resource/topics/perks/

USA Football Level 1 Tackle Certification

Discounts | Travel

Delta Sky Club Membership

The Parking Spot

Discounts | Wellness & Nutrition

Carnivor Protein

FitBit

RPM

Umbo Mushrooms

Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

  • Service: Provides information for online training, consent, safety information, and local resources
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.nsvrc.org/about-sexual-assault

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network

  • Service: 24/7 sexual assault hotline that provides support to individuals during crisis, consultation services, and educational training
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (800) 656-4673
  • www.rainn.org/

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Service: 24/7 hotline to support individuals experiencing domestic violence by identifying abuse, safety planning, legal aid, and providing community resources
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • Help Line: (800) 799-7233 or Text "START" to 88788
  • www.thehotline.org/
Education

Family Student Scholarships

Princeton Review Education Planning

Scholarship Award Benefit

Tuition Assitance Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: You may be eligible for up to $25,000-$85,000 for covered reimbursements depending on your number of Credited Seasons. Expenses must be incurred within 72 months of the first day of the Plan Year following your last regular or postseason game. It is important to first call and verify eligibility.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1
Emergency/Crisis & Non-Crisis Help Lines

988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

  • Service: National network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24/7
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • 988 or (800) 273-8255
  • www.988lifeline.org

Cigna's NFL Work/Life Resources

  • Organization: Cigna
  • Service: Crisis intervention; Critical Incident Stress Management; Unlimited telephonic consultation; Referral to face-to-face or virtual Employee Assistance Program counseling services with a Cigna provider.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628 
  • www.mycigna.com

Crisis Text Line

  • Service: A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds all from our secure online platform. The volunteer Crisis Counselor will help you move from a hot moment to a cool moment.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • Text HOME to 741741 
  • www.crisistextline.org

Medical Emergencies Call 911

  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource.
  • 911 

NFL Life Line

  • Organization: NFL Life Line
  • Service: 24/7 independent, confidential crisis intervention and mental health support from trained clinicians. Individuals can call the hotline or chat with a counselor online.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Their Family Members
  • (800) 506-0078 
  • www.nfllifeline.org

United Way 2-1-1

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Mental health crisis and non-crisis help line for mental health, addiction, victims of domestic/sexual assault and assistance finding safe harbor.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • 211
  • www.211.org
Financial Assistance Organizations

Cigna's Community Support Program

  • Organization: Cigna
  • Service: Search service for local resources to assist individuals struggling to meet basic needs. (i.e. - food, housing, transportation, clothing)
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628

Federal Assistance

Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund

  • Organization: Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund
  • Service: Services include medical assistance, transportation costs for medical evaluations and surgeries, housing assistance, financial assistance for utilities, medication and coordination of services for food, automotive payments and childcare.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (847) 656-5486
  • www.gridirongreats.org

NFL Player Care Foundation Financial Assistance Grants

  • Organization: NFL Player Care Foundation
  • Service: Legends who are in need in any of the following areas can apply to the NFL Player Care Foundation for a Financial Assistance Grant - basic living expenses, shelter and housing, prescription drugs, medical equipment, joint replacement, medical treatments, nursing care and funeral expenses
  • Eligibility: 1 Credited Season or 2 Practice Squad Seasons
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 4 
  • www.nflplayercare.com

Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrines Assistance Fund

  • Organization: Pro Football Hall of Fame
  • Service: Financial assistance available to Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrines and their spouses.
  • Eligibility: Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrine
  • (330) 456-8207
  • www.profootballhof.com

Professional Athletes Foundation Financial Assistance Grants

  • Organization: Professional Athletes Foundation
  • Service: Assistance for Legends facing financial hardship due to unforeseen crisis, unaffordable medical situations and former players who wish to go back to school to finish their undergraduate degrees.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 372-2000
  • professionalathletesfoundation@nflplayers.com
  • www.yourpaf.com/gupat/
Financial Benefits

401(k) Saving Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Money you saved for retirement by deferring salary as an Active Player and receiving contributions from your Club. You direct your investment choices. You can access your account balance as early as age 45, unless you are employed by an NFL Club (for example, as a coach) at that time. If you take money out before age 59 1/2, you may be subject to an additional IRS penalty.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Annuity Program

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Hybrid plan with two parts. Eligible Players may have both a Tax-Qualified Account and a Nonqualified Account. You may be able to access a portion of your account balance as early as five (5) years out of football. All contributions are made by Clubs.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Capital Accumulation Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Similar to the 401(k) Plan, you can direct the investment of your account balance. You can access your account balance as early as age 40 or five (5) years out of football. All contributions are made by Clubs.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Pension Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides a monthly benefit which generally begins at age 55. Adopted with the 2020 CBA, benefits were increased to $550 per Credited Season for all seasons prior to 2012 including pre-1993 Legends who had at least three (3) Credited Seasons. The 2020 CBA also increased benefits by 10% for all seasons after 2011.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 638-3186
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Severance Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Severance is automatically issued and provides a lump-sum payment approximately 12 months after your last contract.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1
Financial Grants

Charitable Grant Program

  • Organization: Professional Athletes Foundation
  • Service: Provides vocational, educational, and athletic opportunities for individuals of all races, religions, and nationalities who, because of economic disadvantages or other reasons, might not have the fullest opportunity to develop their abilities. The PAF Charitable Grant will give priority to projects across the country whose missions align with ours in the categories of Education, Advancement & Accessibility of Youth Sport, and Human Services.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 372-2000
  • professionalathletesfoundation@nflplayers.com
  • https://www.yourpaf.com/support/community/

Player Matching Community Grant

  • Organization: NFL Foundation
  • Service: Provides nonprofits with funding up to $5,000 on behalf of a Legend who has donated financially to an organization working to better the community.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • www.nflfoundation.org/applications/grant_programs/view/20

Player Matching Social Justice Grant

  • Organization: NFL Foundation
  • Service: Up to $5,000 can be awarded for every dollar contributed by Legends to qualifying nonprofit organizations working in the arena of social justice
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • www.nflfoundation.org/applications/grant_programs/view/3

Player Matching Youth & High School Football Grant

  • Organization: NFL Foundation
  • Service: Legends who financially donate to youth or high school football programs, or serve as a head coach for a team in these age groups, can receive up to $5,000 in grant funding for their program.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • www.nflfoundation.org/applications/grant_programs/view/8

Youth Football Camp Grants

Financial Management Resources

Cigna's NFL Work/Life Resources

  • Organization: Cigna
  • Service: Access to financial services, including 30 days of consulting related to taxes, insurance, credit and debt, day-to-day spending, future planning, and financial emergencies. This benefit also includes 50% off tax preparation by a Cigna-approved service provider.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628
  • www.mycigna.com

Financial Finesse

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Unbiased financial education and individualized guidance accessible via a dedicated, toll-free financial helpline, workshops and special events for former players. Services include adjusting to post-career income and advice regarding advanced financial strategies.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/financial-finesse

FINRA Investor Education Foundation

Money Management International

Health Care Benefits/Discounts

Critical Care Benefit Program

Dedicated Hospital Network (DHN)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: A dedicated network of high-quality medical care providers in every NFL city offering Primary Medical Care and other services. The network is comprised of health systems selected by each NFL Club. Eligible Vested Former Players may seek treatment at any participating health system within the dedicated network. Services under this program are provided free of charge up to the Annual Maximums (where applicable) to eligible Vested Former Players and cover 100% of Preventive Care, up to $25,000 a year for Primary Medical Care (including certain orthopedic services) and up to $25,000 a year for Mental Health Services.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3 + Credited Seasons) & Not Currently Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 3
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Discount Prescription Drug Card

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides immediate discounts for prescription drugs at any pharmacy in the United States participating in the Card Provider's network. You cannot use the Discount Drug Card for over-the-counter or nonprescription medication.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons) Former Players Who Are Not Covered Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan & Dependents
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1

GoodRx Prescription Discount

  • Service: Prescription drug discount website and app that provides prescription drug cost comparison at local pharmacies.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.goodrx.com

Health Reimbursement Account (HRA)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: The Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Plan was set up to help pay for health expenses after your NFL Player Insurance Plan 5-year Continuing Veteran coverage ends. The HRA was funded through NFL Club contributions made while you were an Active Player. You can use this account to cover a wide range of health expenses incurred by you, your spouse, and eligible dependents.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3 + Credited Seasons) & Not Currently Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan
  • (800) 501-7633
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Joint Replacement Program

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Up to $5,250 in reimbursement for knee, hip or shoulder replacement or the Birmingham joint or other approved resurfacing procedure for which you have not already received a benefit under the Plan. The benefit is only available for one procedure per joint.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1

Neurological Benefit

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: NFL Player Benefits has contracted with top tier medical centers that have particular expertise to provide facilitated access, comprehensive, coordinated evaluation, and possibly treatment to Eligible Players. Each of these facilities has designated one of its top neurologists or neurosurgeons as a point of contact to coordinate and oversee all aspects of your treatment by a team of professionals. The Benefit does not provide funding, and none of the providers offer discounts.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 635-4625

NFL Healthcare Information

  • Organization: NFL
  • Service: Confidential assistance with comparing and understanding health insurance options
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Spouses
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1
  • www.nflhealthcareinformation.com

NFL Medicare Supplement Benefit

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: At age 65 or older, Legends are eligible to receive a monthly subsidy of up to $160 when in enrolling in a Medicare supplement policy available to Former Players through the Aon Retiree Health Exchange. Beginning on January 1, 2026, the monthly subsidy will increase to $200.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons) Former Players Who Are 65+ Years Old & Have Both Medicare Parts A and B Coverage
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1

NFL Player Insurance Plan

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Vested Former Players and their eligible dependents receive the same health insurance coverage as active players for five (5) years post career at no cost, then have the option to purchase extended insurance coverage.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons) & Within 5 years of Last Date Under Contract
  • (800) 635-9671
  • www.mycigna.com

Quality Care Connect

Spine Treatment Benefit

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: NFL Player Benefits has contracted with top tier medical centers that have particular expertise to provide facilitated access, comprehensive, coordinated evaluation, and possibly treatment to Eligible Players. Each of these facilities has designated one of its top orthopedic surgeons as a point of contact to coordinate and oversee all aspects of your treatment by a team of professionals. The Benefit does not provide funding, and none of the providers offer discounts.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 635-4625

Supplemental Mental Health Benefit

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Supplemental coverage (up to the annual maximum per player) for outpatient behavioral health services, including psychiatry, intensive outpatient programs, and partial hospitalization programs. Does not cover inpatient treatment, residential treatment or medications. Program works in conjunction with Cigna and Cigna providers. Eligible Former Players need not have Health Insurance.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/services/mental-health

Vested Inactive Life Insurance

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Life insurance of $40,000 for # of Credited Seasons that vested you and $2,000 for each additional Credited Season thereafter (max of $50,000). Available until the earlier of age 55 or when you start receiving your Pension.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1

WellCard Savings

Working America Health Care

  • Organization: NFLPA
  • Service: Provides information to help make decisions on health coverage needs and connecting those to unbiased licensed professionals who can help navigate shopping for coverage.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (833) -236-7637
  • formerplayers@nflpa.com
  • www.workingamericahealthcare.org/nflpa
Homeless/Low Income Services

Cigna's Community Support Program

  • Service: Provides assistance to those who are struggling to meet basic needs. Assesses the bio-psycho-social-medical needs and identifies community resources to utilize such as transportation, rent, food, clothing, and routine medical equipment.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628

Government Food Assistance

  • Service: Provides resources for immediate food assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, meal programs for children and seniors, and Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) amongst other meal support information
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.usa.gov/food-help

Hunger Free America

  • Service: Connects callers with emergency food providers in their community, government assistance programs, and various social services to help individuals and families obtain food. 
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • 1-866-3-HUNGRY
  • www.hungerfreeamerica.org/en-us/usda-national-hunger-hotline

Lifeline 

  • Service: A federal benefit that lowers the cost of monthly phone and/or internet services. 
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.lifelinesupport.org/

Q Link Wireless

  • Service: Provides millions of Americans with free wireless service every month. Through this Affordable Connectivity Program, Q Link Wireless provides free Talk & Text plus Data to eligible Americans.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.qlinkwireless.com/

U.S. Development of Housing and Urban Development

  • Service: Provides resources for homeownership, rent relief, local public housing, and rental assistance amongst other basic housing needs
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.hud.gov

United Way 2-1-1

  • Service: Mental health crisis and non-crisis help line for mental health, addiction, victims of domestic/sexual assault and assistance finding safe harbor
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • 211
  • www.unitedway.org
Legal Services

Cigna's NFL Work/Life Resources

  • Organization: Cigna
  • Service: 30-minute consultation per issue at no cost with a Cigna network attorney face-to-face or by phone. If the attorney is retained, a 25% discount on most legal fees is available. This service is not available for employment law, disability law, or insurance law.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628
  • www.mycigna.com

LawHelp Interactive

  • Service: Helps you fill out legal forms, answer a series of questions, and print your legal form. The forms are free and have been created by nonprofit legal aid programs and courts. They are for use by legal aid advocates, pro bono lawyers and people representing themselves.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.lawhelpinteractive.org

LawHelp.org

  • Service: Provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, court forms, self- help information, court information, links to social service agencies, and more in your state
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.lawhelp.org

Legal Shield

Probono.net

  • Service: Brings the power of the law to all by building cutting-edge digital tools and fostering collaborations with the nation's leading civil legal organizations
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.probono.net

Union Plus 

  • Service: Free 30-minute consultation (in person or by phone), free simple document review and explanation, free follow-up services, and most additional services are discounted by 30%
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.unionplus.org/benefits/home/legal-help
Media

Broadcasting & Media Workshop

Legends Media Network

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: Brings together Legends in the media industry by assisting in growing their brand and footprint. Legends will receive social media support, information sessions, interactive workshops and access to opportunities through NFL media partners.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • megan.manne@nfl.com

NFL Players: Second Acts Podcast

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: Former Pro Bowlers Charles "Peanut" Tillman and Roman Harper break bread with fellow NFL Legends about how they take the passion, drive and dedication that made them stars on the gridiron and use those same qualities to achieve success in their post-playing careers 
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • NFLlegends@nfl.com
  • podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/nfl-players-second-acts/id1649599536
Medical Bill Negotiating Services

Union Plus

Medical Care Services

Cancer Guardian

Critical Care Benefit Program

Dedicated Hospital Network

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: A dedicated network of high-quality medical care providers in every NFL city offering Primary Medical Care and other services. The network is comprised of health systems selected by each NFL Club. Eligible Vested Former Players may seek treatment at any participating health system within the dedicated network. Services under this program are provided free of charge up to the Annual Maximums (where applicable) to eligible Vested Former Players and cover 100% of Preventive Care, up to $25,000 a year for Primary Medical Care (including certain orthopedic services) and up to $25,000 a year for Mental Health Services.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3 + Credited Seasons) & Not Currently Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 3
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Doctor On Demand

LabCorp

Professional Athlete Care Team

  • Service: A care model designed to meet needs of former professional athletes that provides services like neurological evaluations, transition/family counseling, orthopedic and brain imaging, blood work, physical and occupational therapy evaluation, dietary consultation, and evaluations for cardiology, urology, ophthalmology, hearing and balance, ENT, and speech language.
  • (504) 988-5263
  • www.tulanehealthcare.com/service/professional-athlete-care-team

Sanford Health Executive Health Program

  • Organization: NFL Alumni
  • Service: Get all your health screenings and physical exams in one day at one location through Sanford Health's Executive Health program. After completing the Executive Health program, you will understand your current health as well as possible risk and stress factors that could lead to future health problems.
  • Eligibility: Active NFL Alumni Paid Membership
  • (877) 258-6635
  • memberservice@nflalumni.org
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership-benefits/
Medical Screenings

Healthy Body & Mind Screening

  • Organization: NFL Player Care Foundation
  • Service: Free national screening program that includes a series of cardiovascular, prostate, and mental health screenings, in addition to mental health resources and education
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (954) 639-4584
  • dana.lihan@nfl.com
  • www.pcfbodyandmind.com/#blue_back

Living Heart Foundation

Brain & Body Assessment

Mental Health Resources

Cigna's NFL Work/Life Resources

  • Organization: Cigna
  • Service: Unlimited, confidential 30-minute telephonic consultation with a licensed clinician. Plus, an additional counseling resource offers 8 face-to-face or virtual visits per year per topic of concern, with an in-network Cigna provider at no cost to you. There is no out-of-network benefits unless preauthorized by a Cigna NFL advocate.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628
  • www.mycigna.com

Dedicated Hosiptal Network (DHN)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: A dedicated network of high-quality medical care providers in every NFL city offering Primary Medical Care and other services. The network is comprised of health systems selected by each NFL Club. Eligible Vested Former Players may seek treatment at any participating health system within the dedicated network. Services under this program are provided free of charge up to the Annual Maximums (where applicable) to eligible Vested Former Players and cover 100% of Preventive Care, up to $25,000 a year for Primary Medical Care (including certain orthopedic services) and up to $25,000 a year for Mental Health Services.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3 + Credited Seasons) & Not Currently Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 3
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Enhanced Assessment & Counseling

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Two (2) free visits with a psychiatrist per Plan year for the assessment, counseling and potential referral for further treatment.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 1

Headspace App

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: Headspace is a mobile app and online resource that offers guided meditations, animations, articles and videos, with the goal of improving your health and happiness. Legends are eligible for a free annual subscription.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • work.headspace.com/nfl/member-enroll

Lakeview Health Addiction Treatment and Recovery

Mental Health America

  • Service: Online mental health screenings where individuals receive immediate results, education, resources, and links to affiliates
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (800) 969-6642
  • www.mhanational.org

National Alliance of Mental Illness

  • Service: The nation's largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (703) 524-7600
  • www.nami.org

National Sexual Violence Resource Center

  • Service: Provides information for online training, consent, safety information, and local resources
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.nsvrc.org/about-sexual-assault

NFL Life Line - Wellness Screening

  • Organization: NFL Life Line
  • Service: Confidential online tool using psychometrically validated self-report measures assessing the following dimensions: Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia, Alcohol Abuse, and Drug Abuse.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Their Family Members
  • (800) 506-0078
  • www.nfllifeline.org/wellness-check/

PAUSE

  • Organization: Professional Athletes Foundation
  • Service: A 100% virtual, player-to-player support group offering in partnership with Kindbridge Behavioral Health. Any player seeking a confidential, secure, and safe space to talk through challenges with player peers and listen to those who may be experiencing similar challenges in an effort to build support and community.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • (800) 372-2000
  • professionalathletesfoundation@nflplayers.com
  • https://www.yourpaf.com/support/health-wellness/

Postpartum Support International

  • Service: Provides information about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Beneficial for individuals or partners experiencing infertility, pregnancy loss, anxiety, depression or psychosis.
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (800) 944-4733
  • www.postpartum.net/

Psych Hub

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: A multimedia platform featuring a wide variety of content focusing on mental health related topics. Included are guides on mindfulness and other mental health practices, short animated videos about mental health conditions, podcasts filled with wisdom from experts in the field, and interactive courses to dig deeper on specific areas.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • https://app.psychhub.com/signup/nfl_nflpa

Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network

  • Service: 24/7 sexual assault hotline that provides support to individuals during crisis, consultation services, and educational training
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (800) 656-4673
  • www.rainn.org/

Supplemental Mental Health Benefit

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Supplemental coverage (up to the annual maximum per player) for outpatient behavioral health services, including psychiatry, intensive outpatient programs, and partial hospitalization programs. Does not cover inpatient treatment, residential treatment or medications. Program works in conjunction with Cigna and Cigna providers. Eligible Former Players need not have Health Insurance.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/services/mental-health

The Menninger Clinic

The National Domestic Violence Hotline

  • Service: 24/7 hotline to support individuals experiencing domestic violence by identifying abuse, safety planning, legal aid, and providing community resources
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • Help Line: (800) 799-7233 or Text "START" to 88788
  • www.thehotline.org/
Physical Therapy

Dedicated Hospital Network (DHN)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: A dedicated network of high-quality medical care providers in every NFL city offering Primary Medical Care and other services. The network is comprised of health systems selected by each NFL Club. Eligible Vested Former Players may seek treatment at any participating health system within the dedicated network. Services under this program are provided free of charge up to the Annual Maximums (where applicable) to eligible Vested Former Players and cover 100% of Preventive Care, up to $25,000 a year for Primary Medical Care (including certain orthopedic services) and up to $25,000 a year for Mental Health Services.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3 + Credited Seasons) & Not Currently Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 3
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Exos

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Services include group fitness programs, customized health and performance assessments, physical therapy, performance training, comprehensive health and nutrition education, counseling, and planning and personalized physical fitness; life and fitness roadmap; and comprehensive nutrition and health education.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/exos

Exos Pain Management Programs

Pain Management Programs

House of Athlete

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Addresses mindset, performance, recovery, and nutrition that will lead to a healthy post-NFL lifestyle. Services include group fitness programs, customized health and performance assessments, physical therapy, performance training, comprehensive health and nutrition education, counseling and planning, and personalized physical fitness; life and fitness roadmap.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/hoa
Security

ID Shield

  • Organization: NFL Alumni
  • Service: Provides you valuable services from identity detection to resolution. You will feel empowered knowing that for a small monthly fee you have the expertise you need to help protect yourself against identity theft and resolve issues related to it.
  • Eligibility: Active NFL Alumni Paid Membership
  • (877) 258-6635
  • memberservice@nflalumni.org
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership-benefits/

NFL Security Services

  • Organization: NFL Legends Community
  • Service: NFL Security safeguards you, your family and your financial interests by offering guidance, support and resources throughout your NFL experience and beyond. Get security guidance, support and resources in three core areas: Fraud prevention, Personal safety and Awareness of the law. 
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • NFLlegends@nfl.com
  • players.nfl.com/dashboard/find-a-resource/topics/perks/
Skilled Nursing & Retirement Communities

A Place For Mom

  • Service: National search service for assisted living facilities, memory care, senior independent living, and retirement communities
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • (866) 518-0936
  • www.aplaceformom.com

Amada Senior Care

  • Organization: NFL Alumni
  • Service: Provide nurturing, compassionate non-medical in-home care and guide families through the many senior housing options available for assisted living. Also, offer expertise in handling long-term care insurance claims and certain forms of government aid, including Veterans Aid and Attendance Benefits.
  • Eligibility: Active NFL Alumni Paid Membership
  • (877) 258-6635
  • memberservice@nflalumni.org
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership-benefits/

Cigna's NFL Work/Life Resources

  • Organization: Cigna
  • Service: Resources and referrals for home health agencies, assisted living facilities, social and recreational programs, and long-distance caregiving. 
  • Eligibility: All Former Players & Anyone Living in Their Household
  • (866) 421-8628
  • www.mycigna.com

Silverado

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: Provides special discounts and priority access to Eligible Former Players for Assisted Living needs. Silverado focuses on care for residents with Alzheimer's and other memory impairing diseases and has communities in Arizona, California, Texas and Utah.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3+ Credited Seasons)
  • (888) 328-5400
  • www.silverado.com/
Sleep

Dedicated Hospital Network (DHN)

  • Organization: NFL Player Benefits
  • Service: A dedicated network of high-quality medical care providers in every NFL city offering Primary Medical Care and other services. The network is comprised of health systems selected by each NFL Club. Eligible Vested Former Players may seek treatment at any participating health system within the dedicated network. Services under this program are provided free of charge up to the Annual Maximums (where applicable) to eligible Vested Former Players and cover 100% of Preventive Care, up to $25,000 a year for Primary Medical Care (including certain orthopedic services) and up to $25,000 a year for Mental Health Services.
  • Eligibility: Vested (3 + Credited Seasons) & Not Currently Under the NFL Player Insurance Plan
  • (800) 635-4625, prompt 3
  • www.nflplayerbenefits.com

Sleep Foundation

  • Service: Provides education and information on sleep disorders, why/how to get evaluated and offers a national search engine for sleep professionals in your local area
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.sleepfoundation.org
Transition Support

Activate NFLPA Former Player Membership

Activate Trust Membership

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: The Trust is an earned benefit available to all former NFL players with at least two credited seasons in The League and assist in taking charge of your health, career, finances, education and continued growth
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • https://playerstrust.com/enroll

Life Beyond the Game

  • Organization: NFL Player Engagement
  • Service: Provides Legends with resources to tackle life after football. Trained Transition Coaches — NFL Legends who serve as a resource to fellow players — offer guidance and support, and Legends and their families can access networking events and professional resources focusing on personal finance, health and wellness, career development and more.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players
  • operations.nfl.com/inside-football-ops/players-legends/nfl-legends-community/nfl-legends-programs/

Transition Coaches

Vision Benefits

PFRPA Vision Plan - VSP Vision Care

  • Organization: Pro Football Retired Players Association
  • Service: Legends who retired from the NFL by July 2013 are eligible for free vision care for themselves and their spouse. Vision plan coverage includes an eye exam and one pair of prescription glasses or annual supply of contact lenses each year.
  • Eligibility: All Former Players (Retired before July 2013) & Spouses
  • (855) 497-6675
  • www.pfrpa.com/greater-good-fund.html#vision-plan

National Eye Institute

  • Service: Offers programs and services for free or low-cost eye exams and eyeglasses amongst of other benefits
  • Eligibility: This is a National Resource
  • www.nei.nih.gov/low-cost-eye-care
Wellness & Nutrition

DDP Yoga

Exos

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Services include group fitness programs, customized health and performance assessments, physical therapy, performance training, comprehensive health and nutrition education, counseling, and planning and personalized physical fitness; life and fitness roadmap; and comprehensive nutrition and health education.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.membership.nflalumni.org/membership-benefits/

Exos Intensive Restoration & Training

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Help former players feel and move better through in-person and virtual training and recovery with Exos' performance staff.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com

Exos Intensive Restoration & Training

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Help former players feel and move better through in-person and virtual training and recovery with Exos' performance staff.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com

Exos Pain Management Program

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Receive up to 16 in-person or virtual Physical Therapy sessions at Exos-affiliated facilities across the country. These sessions expire at the end of the fiscal year and reset annually.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/hoa

Exos Remote Coaching Solution

House of Athlete

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Addresses mindset, performance, recovery, and nutrition that will lead to a healthy post-NFL lifestyle. Services include group fitness programs, customized health and performance assessments, physical therapy, performance training, comprehensive health and nutrition education, counseling and planning, and personalized physical fitness; life and fitness roadmap.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/hoa

The Breakfast Club

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: The Breakfast Club is a six-week in-person and virtual program that utilizes Exos' resources to enhance former players' lives and create long-lasting positive lifestyle habits
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/exos

US Cryotherapy

Weight Watchers Reimagined

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Reach your wellness goals to lose weight, eat healthier, and/or develop a more positive mindset. Membership includes access to dedicated wellness coaching and an exclusive coach-led former player forum - and separate forum for spouses/domestic partners. 
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons & Spouse/Domestic Partner
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/ww

YMCA - 2+ Credited Seasons

  • Organization: The Trust
  • Service: Free annual individual or family membership at any participating YMCA of the USA location - with the exception of a few specific metropolitan locations. Receive access to full service facilities that include an array of features such as swimming, cardio and weight equipment, basketball and volleyball courts and more.
  • Eligibility: 2+ Credited Seasons
  • (866) 725-0063
  • info@playerstrust.com
  • www.playerstrust.com/about/our-partners/exos

YMCA - Less than 2 Credited Seasons

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