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Army Community Service (ACS) Programs, Services and Facilities

  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  











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Army Community Service (ACS) Programs, Services and Facilities

Services include welcome packets, a lending closet for household goods, Army Emergency Relief (for active duty, retired military, surviving dependents of active duty and retired military or family members with power of attorney only), employment readiness, family special needs coordination, financial readiness, mobilization support, referral to local community resources and relocation assistance. The Survivor Outreach Services program provides support and outreach to Gold Star Families who have lost a military service member. Classes include Army Family Team Building, stress management, financial management, elder care, parenting and many other topics of interest to military families. A Victim Advocate Program provides services to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, available 24 hours.

AER
Army Emergency Relief (AER)

The Army's own emergency financial assistance organization which is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of Its Own." AER provides commanders a valuable asset in accomplishing their basic command responsibility for the morale and welfare of soldiers

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AFAP
Army Family Action Plan(AFAP)

Providing the Army community a "voice" in shaping their standards of living and identifying issues related to the current environment.

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AFTB
Army Family Team Building(AFTB)

Army Family Team Building is a family training and readiness program that provides participants with an understanding of Army culture and the skills and resources they need to become self-reliant, self-sufficient members of the military community.

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Childwise
ChildWise

Play Mornings are just one aspect of the Department of Defense's New Parent Support Program that helps provide an instruction manual for the most important item parents have in their home, their children.

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Deployment
Deployment and Mobilization

Deployment can be a highly emotional and stressful event. At Mobilization/Deployment Readiness, we can help ease your mind by letting you know what to expect and the best ways to prepare for all three stages of the deployment cycle.

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ERP
Employment Readiness Program

The primary purpose of the Employment Readiness Program is to assist family members who are relocating as a result of a military or civilian sponsor’s change of duty station by providing the supportive services necessary to minimize employment problems normally associated with such moves.

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EFM
Exceptional Family Member Program(EFM)

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory enrollment program based on carefully defined rules. EFMP works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated medical, educational, housing, community support and personnel services to families with special needs.

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FAP
Family Advocacy Program (FAP)

The mission is to provide services to support readiness of Soldiers and their Families to promote self-reliance, resiliency, and stability. FAP are dedicated to preventing spouse and child abuse through education, prompt reporting, investigation, intervention and treatment. The Family Advocacy Program provides a variety of services to Soldiers and Families to enhance their relationship skills and improve their quality of life.

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Financial Readiness
Financial Readiness Program

Offering a wide range of services to individual soldiers and to units. For the individual, we can assist in preparing detailed budgets for the future. For those who are experiencing or anticipate financial difficulties, we offer counseling and several publications to help get the situation corrected.

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Information and Referral
Information and Referral Program

The key source of integrated information that brings Soldiers and services together every day with ease, compassion, and quality to meet vital needs of all Soldiers, Department of Army Civilians, Retiree’s and their families. Our vision is for all people to have easy access to information and services provided in our Community.

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Volunteer
Installation Volunteer Program

Volunteers are the eyes and ears of the community, sharing their skills, information and experience to improve programs and services. As volunteers work throughout the community, they become more active community members, enhance their skills, reinforce their positive work habits, and achieve personal fulfillment.

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NPSP
New Parent Support Program (NPSP)

The New Parent Support Program is a voluntary prevention and education program that is designed to promote healthy family living through classes, support groups and home visits. Army families who are expecting a child or who have children ages birth to three are eligible to participate free of charge in all services offered.

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Relo
Relocation Assistance Program

Are you just arriving and don’t know where to go to get answers? Army Community Service Relocation Readiness offers a variety of relocation assistance services and resources to eliminate the stress associated with relocating.

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SOS
Survivor Outreach Services Program

Provide benefits and services to surviving families to ensure that they feel part of the Army Family. These benefits and services will be provided for as long as the family desires.

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VAP
Victim Advocacy Program

It is designed to ensure that each person reported as a victim of domestic violence and sexual assault is provided support and assistance through the services of a victim advocate.

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July 28, 2014

 
 

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