Alaska National Guard - 907-428-6663

Warrior & Family Services

For Youth For Kids! Fun items (deployment oriented) Boys and Girls Clubs of America Big Brothers Big Sisters of Alaska Operation Military Kids Our Military Kids—helps to pay for sports, dance, music, art and other classes for children during a military member’s deployment (now also has help for children of fallen members of OIF/OEF—check website for link) or call: 1-866-691-6654 Military Kids Connect (MKC)—an online community of military children (ages 6-17 yr old) that provides access to age-appropriate resources to support children from pre-deployment, through a parent's or caregiver's return Health Related American Academy of Pediatrics Fisher House—offers “comfort homes” for families of military in times of need For very Young Children Education Related Students, Educators, and Parents (StEP) Utilizing an extensive Lending Library and large website they provide a service oriented approach to problem solving and location of resources. or call: 907-742-3872 Alaska Family Directory—for parents of children and family members with special needs: AK Connect, a statewide disability information newsletter—free to military families; 24/7 online tutoring Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC)—educational links and resources for military connected families The Smart Students Guide to Financial Aid scholarships Presidential Freedom Scholarships Resources For and About Military Families Military One Source (help for families for a multitude of issues) or call: 1-800-342-9647 “thread”-Connecting early care and education to Alaska (child care resource and referral and parenting!! or call 1-800-278-3723 Military and Child Care Partnerships—PLEASE let the State Child and Youth Program (see info on front or first page of this document) know if you are not being properly assisted with this process National Military Family Association National Clearinghouse on Families & Youth—a central resource on youth and family policy and practice Connect and Join—connecting families around the world! a way to stay in touch around the world 24/7 in a safe, secure, and private online community FOCUS Project—Families Over Coming Under Stress, resiliency training for the whole family