Military Families: Resources

Website Resources

Name of Organization Description
Army Reserve Family Programs Army Reserve Family Programs
Armed Services YMCA Armed Services YMCA
Blue Star Families Support. Connect. Empower-for military families by military families
Build a Sign Provides one free sign to welcome your hero home. You only pay for shipping
Camp C.O.P.E. Designed to help young heroes cope with the effects of war and deployments
Care.Com Find care and services for your children, adults, pets and for your home
The Comfort Crew for Military Kids Support for the social and emotional resiliency of military kids
Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress Resources and articles for military families.
Fisher House Foundation Housing when you have a service member hospitalized for injury, illness or disease.
American Gold Star Mothers Inc. An organization of mothers who have lost a son or daughter in the service of our country
Gold Star Wives of America Inc. Support for widows/ widower of service members who died on active duty
The American Legion Nations largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth
Love and Logic Parenting-Raising responsible children
Screening for Mental Health Resource for mental health tools
Military's Interstate Children's Compact Commission Includes the Interstate Compact
Military Child Education Coalition Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) Resources for military families
National Military Family Association Provides free camps for children in military families.
Military Impacted Schools Association Serve school districts with a high concentration of military children
Military Kids Connect DoD website for kids impacted by deployment.
Military One Source Free books, DVDs, resources, handouts, etc.
Military Officers Association of America Financial assistance for students who are children of former, current or retired military
Northside Independent School District Northside I.S.D. Comprehensive Guidance Dept.
National Resource Directory Connecting Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families with support
One in Five Minds One in Five Minds strives to educate the community, parents, professionals, and leaders about mental illness. 
Operation Homefront Provides emergency financial and other assistance to families of our service members and wounded warriors.
Operation Military Kids Support for children and youth impacted by deployment
Operation We are Here Resources for Military Families
Our Military Kids Grants for the children of National Guard/Military Reserve who are currently deployed
American Red Cross Emergency aid and support for military families
Sesame Street for Military Families Toolkit celebrates families' strength and resilience in next step of their adventure (multimedia intiative)
Sitter City Military Program Child Care Program for Military Families.
Student On Line Achievement Resources Resources to help parents with their children’s education (includes on line tutoring)
Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) Online tutoring and homework help.
United Through Reading Parent records reading a book online/via video/tape recorder and it is sent to the child
United Way United Way of San Antonio
USO Transition 360 Alliance Initiative to help U.S. Military personnel and their families transition back into civilian life after service ends.
The Trevor Romain Company DVDs and curriculum for military families.

PDF Resources

Name of Organization Document Name
Military Child Education Coalition Vaccination requirements for children
Military Child Education Coalition Parent Deployment Process Guide
Military Child Education Coalition Attendance Policies
Military's Interstate Children's Compact Commission Military Interstate Compact
Northside Military Families Brochure Northside Welcomes Military Families