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Family Center

Become a native of your new hometown before your moving truck arrives. Find information about local school districts, support groups, and youth programs. Make a new friend, or a whole neighborhood of them.

Get Involved!

Find a wealth of information on choosing your child’s new school. Tips and tools on tracking your child’s learning and encouraging school improvement from kindergarten through high school.

Family Support

  • Preparing for and Coping with Deployments - Get support for dealing with deployments. Learn about deployment entitlements, locating service members, and getting information for children
  • Fisher House - Fisher House Foundation donates comfort homes on the grounds of major military and VA medical centers to families who need a place to stay while receiving specialized medical treatment.
  • Coping with Trauma and Traumatic Events - A Department of Defense site providing quality of life information for service members and their families.
  • VA and Related Benefits - Information for spouses, dependent children, and qualified dependent parents of deceased veterans and service members.
  • VA Bereavement Counseling Services - Bereavement counseling for parents, spouses, and children of those who die while in the service of their country.

Youth Programs

  • Boys and Girls Club - Boys and Girls Club of America
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters - Volunteer work and volunteer programs with Big Brothers Big Sisters
  • VA Kids  -- A new web site for children that explains what VA is all about and what it does for veterans.

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