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United States Army
Army Community Service
600 Thomas Ave.
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027-2303
As a gateway to the resources you need, the Military and Family Support Center provides information, support and services to help you balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center is one part of the overall Family Readiness System, which is the network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family life readiness, mobilization and deployment readiness, and mobility and economic readiness. It should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services are a key resource for you and your family. They include:
Military and Family Support Centers are part of the network of agencies, programs, services and partnerships which supports the overall well-being of military families. Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation to connect with key programs, services and support systems. Programs and services may vary across services and installations.
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs, such as the Exceptional Family Member Program, Family Advocacy Program and the New Parent Support Program. These services vary by location. Find your specific center by visiting MilitaryINSTALLATIONS and searching by installation or postal code.
The Fort Leavenworth Army Community Service (ACS) is open Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 4:30 pm. Contact ACS at 913 684-2800 or DSN 312 552-2800. Newcomer orientations are offered quarterly. The ACS Loan Closet is open daily from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Monthly classes are offered such as Financial Classes, Parenting, Support Groups, PCS Move classes, Volunteer Orientations, Resume/Portfolio classes and a Community Playgroup.
The Family Advocacy Program offers training and prevention of child abuse, spouse abuse and sexual assault. There is a victim advocate available 24/7.
ACS has a robust volunteer program. Many opportunities are available. Army Family Team Building offers three levels of classes. The Army Family Action Plan is held annually to address quality of life issues in the military.
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides assistance and advocacy to families with EFMs. Information on the EFMP Respite Care program is also available.
The ACS Financial Readiness Program can provide information in all personal financial categories.