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United States Army
Army Community Service
2111 South 8th Avenue
Fort McCoy, WI 54656-5136
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.
In addition to the programs offered above Fort McCoy ACS offers the following:
Army Family Action Plan - The Army Family Action Plan enables Soldiers and Families to let Army leadership know what's working, what isn't - and what they think will fix it. It is a grass-roots level process that seeks input from the Total Army Family regarding significant "quality of life" issues that affect the well-being of Soldiers, civilians, retirees, and their respective Families. For more information call 608-388-6712.
Army Family Team Building - Army Family Team Building is a progressive training program that provides information and skills that lead to personal and Family preparedness. All Army Family members, whether Active, National Guard, Reserve, or DA Civilian, are eligible to participate in this program. For more information call 608-388-6712.
Military Family Life Consultant - The goal of this program is to prevent Family distress by providing education, information and support. Services are free and confidential with no records kept. For more information call 608-388-8068.
Newcomer Orientation - Newcomer Orientations assist new personnel and their Families with information provided by the local Chambers of Commerce and installation agency subject matter experts as well as an installation tour to learn where services are located. Orientations are conducted the second Wednesday of each month. For more information call 608-388-2359.
Sexual Assault Response Coordinator - The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator coordinates sexual assault victim care, unit victim advocate training, and sexual assault and prevention training. The Sexual Assault Response Coordinator also serves as the point of contact for sexual assault reports, coordinates training, and serves as a victim advocate. Call 608-388-8989 for more information.
Family Advocacy Program - The Family Advocacy Program is dedicated to the prevention, education, prompt reporting, investigation, intervention and treatment of spouse and child abuse. Seminars and workshops are available to commanders, units and Soldier and Family Readiness Groups. Topics include and are not limited to: Command and Troop Education, Community Awareness, Conflict Resolution, Communication Skills, Stress Management, Parent Education, Domestic Violence Prevention, and Reporting Procedures. Referrals are made to agencies that can most appropriately assist in providing counseling, foster care crisis intervention, emergency housing, and legal services. The Fort McCoy FAP program also has an active playgroup that meets on Tuesday mornings. Call 608-388-2412 for more information.
Exceptional Family Member Program - The Exceptional Family Member Program is a mandatory enrollment program for those who have a Family member with a special medical or educational need. The program works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated community support, housing, educational, medical, and personnel services to Families with special needs. An exceptional Family member is defined as a child or adult Family member with any physical, emotional, developmental, or intellectual disorder that requires long term special treatment, therapy, education, training, or counseling. Call 608-388-7262 for more information.
Army Emergency Relief - Army Emergency Relief is a private non-profit organization that receives no federal funding. The mission of Army Emergency Relief is to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their Families with a valid need, and to give undergraduate level education scholarships to children and spouses of Soldiers. Call 608-388-3540 for more information.
Army Volunteer Corps - Volunteering provides the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the community, feel satisfaction, learn new skills, gain work experience, meet new friends, and have fun! Fort McCoy volunteer opportunities and volunteer registration forms are available at Army Community Service. Call 608-388-6507 for more information.