Military Family Support

Military Family Support Resources

Government Family Services

Armed Forces Crossroads

A one-stop location for Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, Navy, reserve and National Guard members/families to access on/off base information worldwide. 

Federal Occupational Health (FOH)

Family Support Center Program provides a range of customized support services to military and civilian personnel at installations nationwide. Whether military organizations need fully staffed FSCs or smaller one-person satellite style centers, FOH can offer highly trained family services professionals to help meet the needs of military service members, retirees, DOD civilians, and their families.

Families Over Coming Under Stress (FOCUS)

A resiliency-training program for military families and children to help them meet the challenges of combat operational stress during wartime. Working with the existing teams of dedicated military family services personnel, FOCUS staff assists families in understanding how combat operational stress affects them and the service family member, how to manage stress, and how to strengthen their family. FOCUS serves military families at designated Army, Air Force, and Navy/Marine Corps sites.

Military OneSource

Toll Free: 800-342-9647, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

A confidential Department of Defense-funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active-duty, National Guard, and reserve members, and their families.

https://www.facebook.com/military.1source

Military K-12 Partners

The website of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)

Military Installations

Official DoD source for installation and state resources available to active-duty, Guard and reserve service and family members.

MilSpouse.org

Military Spouse Resource Center is designed to assist the spouses of U.S. total force military personnel by providing easy access to information, resources and opportunities related to education, training, and employment. The MilSpouse.org website is jointly sponsored by the Department of Defense and the Department of Labor.

Yellow Ribbon Reintegration Program

A DoD-wide effort to promote the well-being of National Guard and reserve members, their families and communities, by connecting them with resources throughout the deployment cycle.

Army

Army Community Covenant

Program designed to foster and sustain effective state and community partnerships with the Army to improve the quality of life for soldiers and their families, both at their current duty stations and as they transfer to other states.

Army FRG (Virtual Family Readiness Group)

The Virtual Family Readiness Group (vFRG) web system provides all of the functionality of a traditional FRG in an ad-hoc and on-line setting to meet the needs of geographically dispersed units and families across all components of the Army.

Army OneSource

Army OneSource is a single web portal providing important, credible and up-to-date information in one location for Army soldiers and family members to access at any time of day, regardless of component or geographical location.

Army Reserve Family Programs- Fort Family Outreach and Support

Fort Family Outreach and Support Center provides relevant and responsive information to support Army Reserve soldiers and families. Fort Family offers a single gateway to responsive Family Crisis Assistance, available 24/7, 365 days a year. It provides a unit and community based solution to connect people to people.

Army Well-Being

Website of the Army Well-Being Liaison Office, Human Resources Policy Directorate of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff G1, whose goal is to provide accurate and up-to-date information resources for members of the Army Well-Being constituent communities - soldiers (active, National Guard and reserve), civilians, retirees, veterans and families.

Army Community Relations

The Community Relations Division, headquartered at the Pentagon, is chartered as the Army's senior outreach effort. Through events and relationships with a wide spectrum of organizations, the office communicates the soldier story via a variety of mediums and brings the nation closer to the soldiers that serve them. The website provides information on how to request Army assets and how communities can show support for the Army.

Ready and Resilient

The Ready and Resilient Campaign integrates and synchronizes multiple efforts and initiatives to improve the readiness and resilience of the Total Army – soldiers (active duty, reserve, and National Guard), Army civilians and families. Ready and Resilient will build mental, physical, emotional, behavioral and spiritual resilience in soldiers, families and civilians to enhance their ability to manage the rigors and challenges of a demanding profession.

Strong Bonds - Building Ready Families

Strong Bonds is a unit-based, chaplain led program that helps soldiers and their families build strong relationships.

Air Force

Air Force Aid Society

The official charity of the United States Air Force. It provides worldwide emergency assistance, sponsors education assistance programs, and offers a variety of base community enhancement programs that improve quality of life for airmen and their families.

USAF Services - Combat Support and Community Service

Air Force Services Agency Website provided as a public service by HQ AFSVA.

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Morale, Well-Being and Recreation Program

The mission of the Coast Guard MWR Program is to uplift the spirits of the Coast Guard family and be an essential element of Coast Guard readiness, retention, and resiliency through customer-owned and driven MWR programs and services.

Coast Guard Work-Life Program

The Coast Guard Work-Life Program is located within the Health and Safety Directorate, reporting to the Assistant Commandant for Human Resources. The overall objective is to support the well-being of active-duty, reserve and civilian employees and family members.

Marines

Marine Corps Community Services

The MCCS programs and services support basic and quality of life needs for members of the Marine Corps and their families.

Marine For Life Network

Assists the transitioning Marine to go from active-duty Marine to civilian with information about employment and education. Marine For Life representatives work across the U.S. in support of this mission.

Navy

Navy Fleet and Family Support Program

The Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) provides unified, customer-focused, consistent, and efficient FFSP programs and services to support sustained mission and Navy readiness.

https://www.facebook.com/navyffsc

Special Assistance for Service Members and Families (Non-DoD)

American Legion

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to fellow service members and veterans.

Easter Seals

Provides exceptional services, education, outreach, and advocacy so that people living with autism and other disabilities can live, learn, work and play in their communities. Easter Seals offers a variety of services to help people with disabilities from child development centers to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities, in an effort to help in addressing life’s challenges and achieving personal goals.

Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)

The Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors offers compassionate care to all grieving the death of a loved one serving in the Armed Forces. TAPS provides a national peer support network and connection to grief resources, all at no cost to surviving families and loved ones.

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)

The VFW’s mission is to foster camaraderie among U.S. veterans of overseas conflicts. To serve veterans, the military and communities, and to advocate on behalf of all veterans. The VFW ensures that veterans are respected for their service, always receive their earned entitlements, and are recognized for the sacrifices they and their loved ones have made.

Wounded Warriors Project

The Wounded Warrior Project’s vision is to foster the most successful, well-adjusted generation of wounded service members in the nation’s history. The project raises awareness and enlists the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, helps injured service members aid and assist each other, and provides unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members.