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1Life Long Learning Why Education? Tuition Assistance Testing Programs Military AFQTCLEPForeign Language
2School Liaisons Provide Information including: Interstate Compact for the Education of Military ChildrenPCS (Positive Change of Schools) to smooth transitions when movingLocal SchoolsSchooling OptionsResourcesTutoring & Skills ReinforcementScholarshipsDeployment ResourcesThe mission of the USMC School Liaison Program is to identify and coordinate community resources to reduce the impact of the mobile military lifestyle on military school-aged childrenLocated at all major Marine Installations
3Transition Assistance Management Program Transition Assistance WorkshopAutomated Job SearchVeteran’s BenefitsFamily Member Employment Assistance ProgramMyCAA for spouses
4Personal Financial Management BudgetingHome BuyingCar BuyingSavings and InvestmentManaging Debt
6LEGAL ASSISTANCEPowers of AttorneyWillsTaxesNotaryImmigration
7Washington District Office 2675 Prosperity AvenueMS 2400Fairfax, VAMilitary Outreach: Bringing Immigration Services to the TroopsYadira Suazo, Supervisory Information Service Officer (Military Liaison)(703)Washington District Office Mailbox for MilitaryUSCIS Military Help Line1-877-CIS-4MIL ( )
8Children, Youth & Teens Child Care Subsidy Assistance Off-base Child CareChild Care Subsidy AssistanceResource and Referral(NACCRRA, SITTERCITY, LOCAL)Enhanced Emergency Child Care
9Counseling Services Crisis Intervention Victim Advocacy Individual, Marital, and Family CounselingCrisis InterventionVictim AdvocacyEducation and Prevention ClassesCVA/UVA
10New Parent Support Parenting Education & Assistance Home VisitsParenting Education & AssistanceEmotional Support and CounselingBaby Boot Camp
11EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM EFMP EnrollmentMedical and Education ResourcesEFMP Respite Care Program
12Military Health Care Program TRICAREMilitary Health Care ProgramPrime (assigned PCM)Standard (network)Extra (non-network)TriCare for LifeTriCare DentalTriCare Pharmacy
13AMERICAN RED CROSS SERVICE to the ARMED FORCES (S.A.F.) NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION COORDINATORPhone: (703)S.A.F. Toll Free Phone: (877)
14Red Cross Emergency Communication Messages (ECM) Emergencies are sudden, generally unexpected, occurrence of a time-critical and short-term nature that disrupts the norm and that demands immediate action or attention.Red Cross Emergency Communications help service members and their families prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.We help provide service members and military authorities with objective, timely, confidential, factual, complete and verified reports on emergency situations that will help them make informed decisions.Service members and military commanders rely on Red Cross emergency communications to help make leave decisions or to help service members cope with the emergency in other waysRed Cross provides emergency communications on behalf of service members and there families during emergencies.The role of the Red Cross is to provide service members and military authorities with objective, timely, confidential, factual, and verified reports on emergency situations that will help them make informed decisions about granting leave or helping service members cope in other ways.
15Sending/Receiving ECMs Anyone can initiate a request to send an ECMWho can receive an ECM?Anyone on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces (including Guard and Reserves)Commissioned Corps of the US Public Health ServiceMobile SAF staffDOD Civilians employed outside Continental United StatesDOD Civilian or U.S. Armed Force Family members residing with deployed or employed person outside Continental United StatesMilitary Retiree or the Retiree’s Spouse or Widow(er)Cadet or Midshipmen of the service academiesMerchant seaman aboard US Naval Ships (USNS)Any immediate family member or dependent of an authorized recipient
16EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS MAY BE ABOUT: The immediate family of authorized recipient (spouse & children)Father/mother (includes stepparents and legally adoptive parents)Brother/sister (includes step and half relations)Persons standing in place of a parentOnly living blood relativeGrandparent/great-grandparent of authorized recipient or spouseGrandchild (includes step grandchildren)Undeclared family membersFiancéeDomestic PartnerCommon-law spouse
17WHEN YOU CALL, HAVE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION AVAILABLE: Callers name, complete address, phone information (home, cell, work), relationship to the service member.Service members:Complete nameRank or ratingBranch of ServiceSocial Security Account Number (SSAN)Date of Birth (DOB)Duty Status (Active duty, Guard, Reserve)Complete Military address (Unit)As much information/detail about the emergency as possible
18ACCESS TO FINANICAL ASSISTANCE The American Red Cross and the military aid societies partner in delivering access to emergency financial assistance, including:EMERGENCY TRAVEL and RELATED MAINTENANCEMiscellaneous Expenses Associated and Invitational Travel OrdersMedical and Dental ExpensesBurial and Funeral ExpensesEssential Transportation/Vehicle Repair/ Return to Duty StationConvalescent LeaveBasic MaintenanceNormal Monthly ExpensesHousehold Set-upDelayed or Interrupted PayThe Red Cross provides access to financial assistance from military aid societies when the societies are not available.
19Military Family Programs Thank you for your supportto our service men and women.