Resources for military families
Student counseling and deployment-related services
Alaska National Guard Family Program
Joint Services Support website - for any branch of the service
Some components of the AKNG Family Program:
MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE CONSULTANTS (MFLC)
Consultants may help with managing and coping with stress; returning to familial and social relationships; dealing with anger effectively; education and support for families experiencing deployment, reunion or homecoming issues; restoring hope, optimism and direction.
Confidential cell phones: 907-382-1795 or 907-382-1408
Phone: 907-428-6662 and ask for an “MFLC”
ALASKA MILITARY FAMILY ASSISTANCE CENTER
Helps direct military families to a wide variety of resources.
Anchorage (statewide) office: 907-428-6663 or 1-888-917-3608
ALASKAN NATIONAL GUARD CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAM
State Youth Coordinator, Joan Boltz or the State Youth Specialist, Wendy Ogden
673d ABW Military and Family Readiness Center
The CARE team coordinates and collaborates on all preventive, educational programs aimed at individual/family well-being and readiness. It ensures there are no redundancies or gaps in available programs/services by using information and referral as its foundation.
Chief of the Military and Family Readiness Center: Marc Derosier, 907-552-7545,
Health and wellness: 907-552-2361
Youth Activities: 907-552-5437
Military and Family Readiness: 907-552-4943
Life Skills Support Center: 907-580-2181
Family Advocacy: 907-580-5858
School Liaison Program: 907-384-2369
673d Force Support Squadron
Visit the 673d Force Support Squadron website for a myriad of activities, programs and services to participate in while stationed at JBER.
Help your student SOAR in math, reading, language arts
Student Online Achievement Resources (SOAR) is a free Web-based program designed for military families and available to everyone. Parents can identify areas where their children may need improvement and get help selecting activities that will meet those needs. SOAR brochure (PDF) | SOAR website
SAT/ACT preparation software available to military communities
All ASD students and staff may request PowerPrep's SAT/ACT prep software for free. Shipping and handling fees still need to be paid. Order through eKnowledge with this coupon
Suggestions for success
Get tips from Brian Griggs (PDF) , school liaison, on how to make sure you and your child are happy and successful at the Anchorage School District.