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RHODE NATIONAL ISLAND GUARD
Family Programs
  • Family Assistance Center

    Family Assistance Center (FAC)

     

    541 Airport Road

     Warwick, RI

    02886.

     

    Hours:  Monday - Friday 0830-1630.

     

    401-275-1242

    or

    401-275-1243

     

     

    FAC consists of two Family Assistance Center Specialists and one Family Assistance Center Coordinator.

     

    They provide resources and referrals in the following basic areas:

     

     

    Financial Assistance to currently serving service members and families of all branches (active and reserve) that are serving in a RI unit or have a home of record in RI.

     

     

    Community Outreach:

    Continuous efforts to locate and make aware community resources that are available to Military Members and their Families.

     

     

    Family Outreach:

    Provide monthly contacts to designated POC’s of RI Army National Guard deployed soldiers.

     

     

    Legal:

    Provide referrals for legal assistance.

     

     

    Crisis Intervention:

    Provide limited assistance and referrals.

     

     

    DEERS:

    Provide information regarding DEERS enrollment.

     

     

    Tricare:  Provide Referral information for Tricare questions

     

     

     

    Information and Referral are also available to Veterans.

     

     

     

    Kevin E. McDonnell, Skyline ULTD, Contractor

     

    Family Assistance Center Coordinator

     

    Rhode Island Military Family Programs

     

     

    Office:  401-275-1241

     

    Mobile:  401-680-3363

     

     

     

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    facebook.com/ringfac

     

     

     

    SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE: 1-800-273-TALK

     

     

  • Survivor Outreach Services

    Contact

     

    Denise Rosa

    denis.rosa3.ctr@mail.mil

  • Military One Source

    Military OneSource is a confidential Department of Defense funded program providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to active duty, Guard and Reserve Component members, and their families. Information includes, but is not limited to, deployment, reunion, relationship, grief, spouse employment and education, parenting and childhood, and much more. Confidential services are available 24 hours a day by telephone at 1-800-342-9647 and online at www.militaryonesource.mil.

  • Family Readiness Group

    The Family Readiness Mission Statement is:

     

    To establish and facilitate ongoing communication, involvement, support, and

    recognition between National Guard Families and the National Guard in a

    partnership that promotes the best in both.

     

     

    Lynn StGermain-Lundh

    Family Readiness Support Services Trainer

     

    541 Airport Road

    Warwick, RI 02886

    Office: 401-275-4418

     

     

For Schooled-Age Military Children and Youth (6-18)

MISSION To ensure that military you have the tools and resources they need to be resilient while supporting their social, emotional, educational and recreational needs. GOALS Education: Provide life-skill education, meaningful trainings and hands-on learning experiences. Access: To help provide equal access to Federal and State benefits and resources that support children and families, counseling, education, child care, and other resources needed to foster a healthy, stable and secure environment. Opportunity: Create opportunities for participation in programs, events and activities geared towards the behavioral health, physical health and welfare of youth. Communication: To build a sense of belonging to the military community by creating secure opportunities to network with peers. Resilience: To infuse resilience standards into all youth programs. Outreach: To build and sustain contact with parents and children of the military in order to create awareness of available support services and programs while being mindful of age, location, military and civilian mindsets.
Suicide Prevention Anne Santilli (401)-275-4115 CRISIS INTERVENTION In Rhode Island, if you or another Service member you know is in crisis, call Leah Berg (401)-280-0031
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator MAJ Michelle Branch (401)-480-6028

877-995-5247

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Family Programs
MISSION To ensure that military you have the tools and resources they need to be resilient while supporting their social, emotional, educational and recreational needs. GOALS Education: Provide life-skill education, meaningful trainings and hands-on learning experiences. Access: To help provide equal access to Federal and State benefits and resources that support children and families, counseling, education, child care, and other resources needed to foster a healthy, stable and secure environment. Opportunity: Create opportunities for participation in programs, events and activities geared towards the behavioral health, physical health and welfare of youth. Communication: To build a sense of belonging to the military community by creating secure opportunities to network with peers. Resilience: To infuse resilience standards into all youth programs. Outreach: To build and sustain contact with parents and children of the military in order to create awareness of available support services and programs while being mindful of age, location, military and civilian mindsets.