Use these resources for staff members and yourself to learn more about supporting military families. Consider ways that you and staff members can make these resources available for families in your program.
American Red Cross
The website offers information about resources for military families.
Military Child Education Coalition
The website offers a variety of resources and services for family members and professionals that promote quality educational experiences for children in military families.
Military Family Support: Department of Defense
The Department of Defense offers opportunities for families to share their stories, connect with each other, and provides links to the different military branches.
The National Center for Grieving Children and Families
This website offers tip sheets, activities, podcasts, and more to help you or someone you know through the grieving process.
- Grief resources
- Help for kids
- Help for adults
- Books and DVDs
National Military Family Association
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.
Sesame Street in Communities
A fun and engaging website to help children grow smarter, stronger, and kinder. Be sure to look at the following sections in the website:
- For parents
- Topics and activities: Topics, Tool Kits
This website provides information and resources for military families facing deployment.
United Through Reading
This website’s mission is to unite military families facing physical separation by engaging in the experience of reading aloud together.
From the Department of Defense, Military OneSource provides authoritative information and support to military families around the clock.