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The Soldier & Family Readiness Support Services Mission is to empower commanders in their duty to deliver the Total Army Family Program (AR 600-20 & CNGBI 1800.02) so that Soldiers and Families are entitled, informed, educated, assisted, and made ready for the unique demands of military life before, during, and after deployment. Soldier & Family Readiness Specialists(SFRS) maintain the continuity and stability of SFRGs as units undergo changes in volunteers and leadership. They provide administrative and logistical support services to commanders, RDCs, and SFRG Leaders for multiple SFRGs and provide training services to SFRGs and the Command Leadership Team regarding roles and responsibilities as it relates to Family Readiness.
Contact numbers: (401)275-1242
Our S&FRS team supports Soldiers and their families throughout the military life-cycle with information, resources, and referrals (IRR) to community based resources to address quality of life issues and concerns. The team can assist service members, veterans, retirees, military families, and community partners with IRR to federal, state, county, and local community based programs. Including:
For more information, visit the Employee Support of the Guard Website
Contact by phone: 401.275.1246
Contact by phone: 401.275.1247
The Psychological Health Program aims to assist National Guard program managers and supervisors to improve a National Guard member’s readjustment to civilian life by managing professional services and/or overseeing an individual’s mental health needs by providing brief counseling to service members and/or their family regarding mental health concerns they may be facing. Act as subject matter expert regarding community resources that they are able to access as it relates to mental health. Offer consultative guidance & support to leadership on specific mental health needs that they may be facing in their units. Provide 24/7 crisis consultation to leadership, service members and their family as needed. The PHC is available to provide the National Guard with mental health oriented training.
Contact by phone at 401.280.0031, or use the communicator on the right to email the Psychological Health Coordinator.
Contact by phone at 401.275.4198, or use the communicator on the right to email the Transition Assistance Advisor
Military OneSource is a Department of Defense funded program that provides free and confidential assistance to service members, military spouses, and military children, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, from anywhere in the world. Some services include, but are not limited to, tax services, financial consultants, non-medical counseling, health and wellness coaching, relocation specialists, the spouse education and career opportunities program, elder care consultants, document translation services, special needs consultants, and much more.
Contact by phone at 1.800.342.9647, or livechat with a live representative 24 hours a day at MIlitary OneSource
MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR MONEY. The Office of Financial Readiness Program offers Personal Financial Counselors (PFCs) to help Service Members and their family manage finances, resolve financial problems and reach long-term goals such as getting an education, buying a home and planning for retirement.
Our mission is to ensure that military youth have the tools and resources they need to be resilient while supporting their social, emotional, educational, and recreational needs.
EDUCATION: Provide life-skill education, meaningful training, and hands-on learning experiences
ACCESS: To help provide equal access to Federal and State benefits and resources that support children and families, counseling, education, child care, and other resources needed to foster a healthy, stable, and secure environment
OPPORTUNITY: Create opportunities for participation in programs, events, and activities geared towards the behavioral health, physical health, and welfare of youth
COMMUNICATION: To build a sense of belonging to the military community by creating secure opportunities to network with peers
RESILIENCE: To infuse resilience standards into all youth programs
OUTREACH: To build and sustain contact with parents and children of the military in order to create awareness of available support services and programs while being mindful of age, location, military, and civilian mindsets
Veterans Crisis Line
Substance Abuse Line