Military Family Resources

Army Reserve Family Programs

Website of U.S. Army Reserve Family Programs which provides information and coordination for various quality of life programs.

DoD Military Family Support

Updates on all Department of Defense and related efforts to help improve the lives of military families.

FOCUS (Families Over Coming Under Stress)

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 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 Installations

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

Military K-12 Partners

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

Military Kids Connect

◦Military Kids Connect (MKC) is an online community for military children (6-17 years old) that provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children dealing with the unique psychological challenges of military life.

Veterans Crisis Line

800-273-TALK, veterans press 1, open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Created by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Veterans Health Administration (VHA) to ensure veterans in emotional crisis have free, 24/7 access to trained counselors.

Military OneSource Spouse Education and Career Opportunities

◦The Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program provides education and career guidance to military spouses worldwide and offers comprehensive resources and tools for all stages of their career progression.

Military Spouse Employment Partnership

Toll Free: 855-829-6636 (855-VA-WOMEN), open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ET and Saturday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. ET

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

National Guard Bureau Joint Services Support (JSS)

Source for resources, support, and assistance for service and family members in the Army National Guard and the Air National Guard.

Sesame Workshop, Talk, Listen, Connect, Military Families Cope with Change

◦Sesame Street Workshop is the nonprofit organization behind the television show Sesame Street. One of its initiatives is to provide support and significant resources for military families with children between the ages of two and five who are experiencing the effects of deployment, multiple deployments, and combat-related injuries.