Table of Contents
- Coming Home: Understanding the Re-integration Process
- Take and Teach Lesson: Operation Military Kids
- How Deployment Affects Children and Families
For Parents and Adults
Army OneSource — An all-inclusive resource for military families including: family programs and services; health care; housing; child, youth, and school services; education and careers; recreation and travel; and more.
Army Well-Being — Provides resources on deployment, being wounded in battle, losing a loved one in battle, and more.
Courage to Care — Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences — An electronic health campaign serving military professionals and professionals serving the military community.
Military Child Education Coalition — Focuses on ensuring quality educational opportunities for all military children affected by mobility, family separation, and transition.
Military OneSource — A 24/7 resource for military members, spouses, and families.
Military Projects at ZERO TO THREE — Provides resources to support the youngest of children from military families.
National Guard Bureau-Family Program — Provides resources for National Guard staff, volunteers, family members, youth, school educators and administrators, and more.
Operation: Military Kids — The U.S. Army's collaborative effort with America's communities to support the children and youth affected by deployment. Provides program opportunities and connects them to resources where they live.
Operation Military: Kids Deployment Cycle Support Yellow Ribbon Youth Outreach Curriculum — Latest curriculum from Operation Military: Kids provide easy-to-use activity plans for volunteers and professional staff working with youth kindergarten through 12th grade from all Service Branches; keyed to grade appropriate life skill development and developed for 2 and 4 hour settings.
Operation Military Kids Resources and Links — Washington Office of Superintendant of Public Instruction — Resources and links for educators and parents of military kids.
National Military Family Association — "The voice for military families." Resources cover deployment, family life, benefits, health care, money, and more.
SOFAR (Strategic Outreach to Families of All Reservists) — Provides a flexible and diverse range of psychological services to military families to foster stabilization, help prevent crisis, and help manage acute problems.
Surviving Deployment.com — Information and resources for military families, includes kids activities, budgeting for deployment, and more.
Military Kids Toolkit — Minnesota Department of Education — An electronic tool that includes the Military Kids: Peer Support Initiative curriculum, websites and training.
For Children and Youth
Deployment Kids.com — Resources geared towards kids of military families, including: journaling, games, deployment locations, staying in touch with loved ones, and more.
National Guard Child and Youth Program — An interactive website which sets up youth resources in an online mall (YOUNIVERSITY Mall) structure.
VA Kids (Department of Veterans Affairs) — Operates websites for Kindergarten through 5th graders, 6th through 12th graders, and teachers. Each site contains links to resources, facts, games, and more.