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United States Army
Community Activities Center
1529 Porter Street
Fort Detrick, MD 21702
The Military and Family Support Center is one part of a larger network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family readiness. The larger system called the Military Family Readiness System is a web of support for you and your family. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services they offer are a key resource for you and your family.
Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. Offerings include:
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs such as the following:
Exceptional Family Member Program
Family Advocacy Program
New Parent Support Program
Federal Voting Assistance Program
Services may vary by location and installation. Use the Search tool to find contact information for your installation Military and Family Support Center. Just enter your installation name, Zip code or state.
The Community Activities Center is located in the center of Fort Detrick, making it easily accessible to everyone on the installation. This newly renovated venue provides outstanding amenities for meetings, conferences, parties, recreation and entertainment.
The center is equipped with state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment. The main room can be divided into two separate rooms complete with individual audio-visual equipment. Seating capacity is flexible and dependent upon set-up requirements. Dining services can accommodate groups up to 180; meeting and conference services can accommodate up to 250. An outdoor patio is available for more relaxed seating during good weather. For CAC rental and reservation information please call 301-619-2266, 301-619-3950 or 301-619-2823.
Fort Detrick does not have a separate Family Assistance Center; Army Community Service serves in that capacity and offers support to families.
Fort Detrick does not have a family life educator; however, many of the services described are found within the Family Advocacy Program. In addition to the programs described in the general overview, the Fort Detrick ACS also has an Exceptional Family Member Program, a Financial Readiness Program, Relocation Readiness Program, Survivor Outreach Services and Mobility-Deployment, and SSO outreach programs.
The Army Volunteer Corps recruits volunteers for the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation events and on-post agencies. The Army Family Team Building program is also an integral part of the AVC.
Please call your Fort Detrick ACS at 301-619-2197 for more information on any of our programs.