Use these resources to learn more about supporting military families and children in your care. You may also want to share some of these resources with families.
United Through Readinghttp://www.unitedthroughreading.org/This website’s mission is to unite military families facing physical separation by engaging in the experience of reading aloud together.
National Military Family Associationhttp://www.militaryfamily.org/The website provides information and resources for topics such as child care, health care, spouse employment options, schools, caring communities, retirement, and support for widows and widowers.
Deployment Kidshttp://www.deploymentkids.com/index.htmlThis website provides information and resources for children, and includes games and activities for children dealing with deployment in their family.
Military Child Education Coalitionhttp://www.militarychild.org/The website offers a variety of resources and services for family members and professionals that promote quality educational experiences for children in military families.
The National Center for Grieving Children and Familieshttp://www.dougy.org/Be sure to look at the following sections in the website:
- Grief resources
- Help for kids
- Help for adults
- Books and DVDs
Sesame Street Tool Kidshttps://www.sesamestreet.org/toolkits
American Red Crosshttps://www.redcross.org/military-families.htmlThe website offers information about resources for military families.
Military Family Supporthttp://www.militaryfamilysupport.org/This website offers opportunities for families to share their stories, connect with each other, and provides links to the different military branches.