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Resources For Military Families

Providing Our Military Families With The Support They Need

General Resources

Alcohol Rehab Guide

An informational web source dedicated to supporting and helping anyone battling alcoholism or co-occurring behavioral and mental health disorders

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American Military University

American Military University has over 200 programs and offers a Freedom Grant to US active-duty service members, National Guard and Reservists.

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Crisis Text Line

Simply text HOME to 741741 to be paired with a Crisis Counselor trained in helping individuals through many areas of life including trauma, anxiety and depression

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Foodbank of South Eastern VA

Food insecurity rates are high among military families. Never be too shy to get the help you and your family need. Use the Foodbank Resource to find food relief near you.

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Navy General Library Program

This all online program is powered by the Overdrive App and provides a variety of audio and Kindle books.

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Patriot's Pantry

The Patriot's Pantry at the ASYMCA is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 9am-5:00pm and is available to active-duty military families.

Food Assistance

Virginia Beach Social Services

Services include: financial assistance, SNAP, mental health assistance, childcare, foster care, behavioral health, as well as prepares adults to find and retain employment.

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Resources for Military Families and Children

Barry Robinson Center

This premier behavior health center, located in Norfolk, is exclusively for military-connected youth. BRC provides a residential treatment program for military connection youth with mental health issues as well as providing other services.

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Blue Star Families

Get involved in the community of like-minded individuals who an help you thrive as you serve. FREE membership allows military families access to exclusive freebies and other deals in your area.

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Camp Hello Bello

Camp Hello Bello is a FREE resource for parents to find engaging videos and activities for the whole family to enjoy. New activity pages and videos are uploaded weekly!

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Lunch Doodles

Mo Williams encourages children to explore new ways of writing and creating. This is an easy, fun and FREE way to keep children engaged in activities that keep them learning on their days off from school.

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Mariner's Museum

Learn about different time periods, explorers, tools and equipment needed to make various voyages through the Ancient Exploration to Modern Exploration.

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Military OneSource

Military OneSource provides various resources to assist military members and their families including: confidential help with expert counselors, help focused on family and relationships, moving and housing, employment

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My Active Child

Hampton Roads has a vast venue of interesting and fun places to visit and explore. My Active Child provides parents with access to hundreds of current and upcoming events the whole family can enjoy.

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PEATC (Parent Educational Advocacy Training Center) supports Virginia's military families with children with disabilities and the professionals who serve them by providing Virginia-specific information on special education and state disability services.

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Education Resources

Children of Fallen Soldiers

College scholarships and educational counseling is provided to children who have lost a parent in the line of duty.

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Military Child Education Coalition

MCEC collaborates with elementary, middle and high schools throughout the country to provide programs and services to support military connected youth

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Military Spouse Scholarships

Get the financial Support you need by applying for the Career Advancement Account Scholarship which provides up to $4000 towards tuition

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Story Time From Space Library

Story time is brought to you from SPACE! This site provides REAL children's books, red to children by REAL Astronauts all the way from the International Space Station

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This safe and secure resource provides access to expert tutors in over 150 subject areas. It is available to ALL active-duty military service members and their children.

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Virginia Beach Public Library

Stay involved and encouraging in your child's reading. The Virginia Beach Library can make that possible with new FUN and EXCITING books.

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Deployment Resources

The Comfort Crew For Military Kids

The Comfort Crew was created to make sure that military families and their kids have the best resources available to help them through tough situations of deployment

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Kid Comfort (ASYMCA)

Operation Kid Comfort provides FREE lovies to military children to help comfort them during times of change, deployments or seperations

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Month of The Military Child

We know that in a military family, EVERYONE serves and sacrifices. Please remind your children that you are fully aware that KIDS SERVE TOO!

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PBS Kids- Self Awareness

PBS Kids is a great tool that uses characters your kids know and love to demonstrate how to discuss their feelings and emotions living in a military family.

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Sesame Street For Military Families

This program offers a variety of products designed specifically for young military children

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