Family Readiness is the level of preparedness Families and Soldiers have in preparation for that call to active duty.
Mobilized Army National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers are eligible for the same CYS programs and services as Active Duty Soldiers.
Army Fee Assistance is available for Families using Federally sponsored child care centers through General Services Administration (GSA). Eligible Army Families can receive subsidies through GSA or Child Care Aware of America.
Operation: Military Kids (OMK): A partnership between military and community youth organizations, provides quality program opportunities to support geographically dispersed military youth ages 5-18.
Through a variety of recreational, social and educational activities, OMK connects military youth to others who are experiencing deployment and teaches important resiliency skills. Operation: Military Kids support is provided at low or no cost to military families.
To find Operation: Military Kids near you please go to: www.operationmilitarykids.org click on “state information” and find your state or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Non-Mobilized National Guard and U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers may be entitled to programs and services offered through their Component.