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MILITARY FAMILY INFORMATION

MILLITARY FAMILY RESOURCES 


Air Force Crossroads
Offers information for Airmen and their families preparing for an upcoming deployment.
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American Bar Association
Provides Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
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The ABA also connects active duty Service members and their families to free legal assistance for civil legal issues beyond the scope of services provided by a military legal assistance office.
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Army Chaplain Corps 
Serve both God and country by bringing unique gifts to the Service members of our nation. They can provide support to both Service members and families during challenging, diverse and ever-changing challenges.
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Contact: Unit Chaplain - call your unit, full-time staff
              State Support Chaplain, 651-282-4291
              State Chaplains Office, 651-282-4287

Army Family Readiness Group
Online home of the Army FRG. Hosts individual unit's Virtual FRGs, allowing a secure environment in which information, resources and support are available to Service members and their family members 24 hours a day.
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Brooklyn Park Vet Center
Learn how to build family rituals before your Service member deploys.
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Building Family Rituals
Normal working hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. In an effort to better serve the veteran and family members, upon request Vet Centers will provide services after normal work hours and/or on weekends.
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Deployment Kids
Provides support for children with a deployed parent. Includes several applications and games to help children understand their parents deployment, as well as tips on how to "Keep in Touch."
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Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans
Provides housing, employment and legal assistance to positively motivated veterans across the state of Minnesota who are homeless, in danger of homelessness or are experiencing life crises. There are three MACV offices, located in Minneapolis, Duluth and Mankato.
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Military OneSource
Education, relocation, parenting, stress - you name it - Military OneSource is here to help you with just about any need. Available by phone or online, the free service is provided by the Department of Defense for active duty, Guard and Reserve Service members and their families. The service is completely private and confidential, with few exceptions.
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Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs
The MDVA assists Minnesota’s 410,000 veterans and their dependents by helping them to obtain the benefits and services provided by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, formerly called the Veterans Administration.
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Contact: Jim Miller for information on unintentional injury and safety at 612-970-5662 or by  email .

Military Wives Matter
Military deployments can be very demanding for Service members and their families. This organization would like you to take their confidential survey to learn more about the impact of deployment on military spouses. In doing so, you'll become eligible to win a $50 or $100 Walmart e-card. Also provides many resources for military spouses.
More Info:  Survey  and  Resources

ProJusticeMN.org
Attorneys needed to provide assistance to active duty soldiers requiring help with civil legal matters.
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“SOFAR” Guide
Guide for helping children and youth cope with the deployment and return of a parent in the National Guard and other Reserve components.
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Surviving Deployments
A resource for parents with a deployed child.
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