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.

  • JSS (Joint Family Support)

    The Joint Services Support (JSS) is the gateway for Service Members, Veterans, and Families to find local community resources and support programs.

  • Military Installations

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

  • Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)

    DoDEA, as one of only two Federally-operated school systems, is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD).

  • Military Kids Connect

    Military Kids Connect is a website connecting military kids with each other & useful resources to help them cope with military life.

  • 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.

  • 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 MilSpouse.org website is jointly sponsored by the Department of Defense and the Department of Labor.

  • 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.

  • 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.