Military-Connected Resources

Academic/Education Support Resources

Mental Health Resources

Military Families Resource Center - American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

The AACAP website provides information on issues that affect children, teenagers, and their families, to include the following:

  • Children and Grief
  • News and Children
  • Sleep Problems
  • School Refusal
  • Military Families: Coming Home
  • Military Families
  • Stress Management and Teens
  • Terrorism and War: How to Talk to Children
  • Anxiety and Children
  • Depression in Children and Teens

Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC) provide free confidential non-medical counseling to eligible military families. There are multiple ways to access MFLC services.

Resources for Kids

Chameleon Kids

Military Kids Connect

Our Military Kids

Sesame Street for Military Families

United Through Reading

Resources for the Family

A Military Family's Guide to School Transitions (PDF)

A Military Parent's Guide to School Policies & Transitions (PDF)

Barry Robinson Center - A Behavioral Health System for Youth located in Norfolk, VA (Only serves military connected youth ages 6-17 with mental health issues including a dual diagnosis program for substance abuse.)

Blue Star Families

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). MCCS Quantico

FOCUS (Families Overcoming Under Stress) @ Marine Corps Base Quantico

Fort Belvoir Family and MWR

Impact Aid Program 

Marine Corps Base Quantico Community Services

Military Child Education Coalition

Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA)

Military One Source

National Museum of the Marine Corps – Kids & Families

Operation Purple

USO Warrior and Family Center – Fort Belvoir

Resources for Educators

Medal of Honor Character Development Program  

Military Child Education Coalition

Military-Connected Youth in Your School and Community

Military Impacted Schools Association (MISA)

PWCS Military Student Families

Veterans Day (PDF)

The Virginia Purple Star Designation Program for Schools

VDOE Guidance Documents and Training Materials