Army Reserve Family Programs. Connecting soldiers, families, and communities. Call Fort Family for 24/7 Assistance toll-free at 1-866-345-8248. Link to Fort Family Email Form
Army Reserve Family Programs. Connecting soldiers, families, and communities. Call Fort Family for 24/7 Assistance toll-free at 866-345-8248.

Call Fort Family for 24/7 Assistance at 1-866-345-8248, or click here.

Resources

Army Reserve Family Programs (ARFP) provides comprehensive resources to Soldiers and Families in a variety of ways, including:

  1. Personalized Assistance: ARFP staff work with individuals and Families to help resolve specific problems and/or facilitate participation in education and enrichment opportunities.
  2. Website/Social Media/Email: Provide up-to-date and relevant information via the ARFP website and Facebook page as well as through email notification.
  3. Referrals: ARFP maintains an extensive list of directly-relevant organizations that provide a variety of resources and support for USAR Soldiers and their Families.

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Downloads

Family Charter

Family Charter for Supporting Ready and Resilient Soldiers and Families

Army Regulations

Army Regulation 608-1 - Army Community Service (effective 20 April 2013)

USAR Regulation 608-1 - Army Reserve Family Programs

Survivor Services

Families of the Fallen Designated Parking Sign

Army Family Action Plan (AFAP)

AFAP Issue Paper Checklist

AFAP Regional Specialists

AFAP Solicitation Form

Army Reserve Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Information Paper

Issue Paper Submission Template

Army Reserve Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) Issue Paper Format Sample (MS Word Document)

OFTS SME Information Paper Submission Format

Sample Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) SME Information Paper

NOTE: Powerpoint File: AFAP Powerpoint Template with Notes

Position Description Virtual AFAP Volunteer

MARKETING

AFAP 30th Anniversary Poster

AFAP ISSUE RESEARCH RESOURCE

HQDA AFAP Issue Statistics

HQDA Issue Update Book: Completed and Unattainable Issues, September 2015

HQDA Issue Update Book: ActIve Issues, September 2015

HQDA Issue Update Book: ActIve Issues, February 2015

HQDA Issue Update Book: Completed and Unattainable Issues, February 2015

HQDA Issue Update Book: Active Issues

(Part 1) HQDA Issue Update Book: Completed and Unattainable Issues

(Part 2) HQDA Issue Update Book: Completed and Unattainable Issues

GENERAL OFFICER STEERING COMMITTEE SUMMARIES

(HQDA) Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) General Officer Steering Committee (GOSC) Meeting Results

General Officer Steering Committee Summary 21 September 2015

General Officer Steering Committee Summary 10 February 2015

General Officer Steering Committee Summary

General Officer Steering Committee Summary 4 August 2011

General Officer Steering Committee Summary February 2014

Child, Youth & School Services (CYSS)

YOUTH PROGRAMS

Our Military Kids Flyer

Our Military Kids Grant Application

Volunteerism & Community Service Fact Sheet

COMMUNITY-BASED PROGRAMS & RESOURCES

4H Fact Sheet

Boys and Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) Fact Sheet

COMMUNITY CRISIS AND DISASTER GUIDES: A Parent's Guide to Talking with Children of All Ages

A Parent Guide - Facing Challenges Together

Parenting Through Crisis - A Quick Guide

Talking with Children after a Crisis or Disaster

Facing Challenges Together

Making Choices About Media Use

Stories of Families Facing Crisis - Weathering the Storm (A Story About Natural Disaster)

Stories of Families Facing Crisis - Living Boston Strong (A Story about Violence in the Community)

Community Crisis and Disaster Guides Resources

SCHOOL/ACADEMIC/HOMEWORK/TUTORING

Do You Know Your Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) Rights

Eight Things School Leaders Can Do To Offer Support, Build Connections, and Promote Academics with Military Families

Frequently Asked Questions about Special Education

Helpful Tutoring Resources Fact Sheet

Homeschooling as an Educational Alternative

Khan_Academy Homework and College Prep Information Sheet

Making a Smooth Transition to a New School & Checklist for Student Portfolio

Military Friendly Educational Technologies

Scholarship and Financial Aid Success Tips

School Response to Intervention

Section 504 and Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) - Similarities and Differences

Supporting Children with Gifts and Talents

Symptoms and Strengths of Deployment and Teacher Intervention Strategies

DEPLOYMENT/REUNION/REINTEGRATION/GRIEF/STRESS

Helping Children and Adolescents Deal with Deployments Fact Sheet

Military Kids - Homecoming & Reunion

Symptoms and Strengths of Deployment and Teacher Intervention Strategies

EDUCATION/PREVENTION/INTERVENTION

Does Your Baby or Toddler Qualify for Early Intervention Services?

Helping Kids Cope with Stress

How Children and Parents Can Stay Safe Online

Impact of Grief and Loss

Spectrum and Signs of Stress for Kids

REGULATIONS

Army Directive 2014-23 — Conduct of Screening and Background Checks for Individuals Who Have Regular Contact With Children in Army Programs

Army Regulation 215–1 — Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Activities and Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities)

Army Regulation 215–3 — Nonappropriated Funds Personnel Policy

Army Regulation 608-1 — Army Community Service Center

Army Regulation 608–10 — Child Development Services

Army Regulation 608-18 — The Army Family Advocacy Program

NUMBER 1402.5 — Criminal History Background Checks on Individuals in Child Care Services

NUMBER 5400.11 — Department of Defense (DoD) Privacy Program

NUMBER 6060.4 — Department of Defense (DoD) Youth Programs (YPs)

NUMBER 6060.02 — Child Development Programs

Public Law 104–106 -- FEB. 10, 1996 — Public Law Child Care Act

References

TB MED 530/NAVMED P-5010-1/AFMAN 48-147_IP — Tri-Service Food Code

TITLE 10-Armed Forces — Authority to Accept Voluntary Services

Volunteer Forms

DD 2793 -- Volunteer Agreement

DA 4162 -- Volunteer Service Record

DA 4713 -- Volunteer Daily Time Record

DD 5671 -- Parental Permission

Helpful Links

Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)

Army E-Learning

Army Knowledge Online (AKO)

Army Reserve Family Programs Warehouse

Army Reserve Life on Vimeo

Army Reserve Psychological Health Program

Army Strong Bonds

Civilian Personnel Online (CPOL)

Defense Commissaries

Department of Army (DA) Publications and Forms

DoD Publications, Directives and Instructions

TRICARE

TRICARE DENTAL

Tutor.com

U.S. Army Human Resources Command

U.S. Army Media

U.S. Army Publishing Directorate

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Government Printing Office