Welcome to the Soldier and Family Assistance Branch, HQ USAREC
"Proudly Serving the Soldiers and Families of the United States Army Recruiting Command"
Welcome to the USAREC Family!
Please Review the United States Army Recruiting Command Family Resource Guide for valuable information. USAREC Family Resource Guide. (NEW 2013) The Soldier and Family Assistance Branch has many resources to help our Families. We are ready to assist you when you have a question or problem.
If you have a question or situation that you need help with, please give us a call for that assistance.
Battalion Soldier and Family Assistance (SFA) Program Managers
For more information and assistance, USAREC Soldiers and Families should contact their Battalion Soldier and Family Assistance Program Manager by calling 1-800-790-0963. You will be asked for the number of your brigade and the name of your battalion.
Brigade Soldier and Family Program Managers
Battalion Soldier and Family Program Managers
The Army is a unique community. It expects a lot from its members, and offers a lot in return. The key to a satisfying Army life is to learn about military culture, and meet other people who can help you on your way.
Visit Army OneSource at: http://www.myarmyonesource.com/default.aspx
24/7 Assistance for Soldiers and Families
USAREC Soldiers and Family members have a valuable assistance service available to them. The Department of Defense has contracted with Ceridian Corporation to provide a work/life program at NO COST to Soldiers and their Families.
The service provides online information, educational materials, telephonic consultation and 'face-to-face' counseling to assist Soldiers and Family members with day-to-day life and work.
'Face-to-face' counseling appointments are scheduled with a professional counselor in your local area. You receive up to six counseling sessions for each separate issue or problem.
Call 800-342-9647 or visit the Military OneSource web site to request counseling, information, educational pamphlets or CDs, and other resources available through mail.
Every month the Military OneSource Connection brings you updates on their service. It is a great resource to use to keep informed about Military OneSource. You can automatically receive the Military OneSource Connection simply by registering on the web site, scrolling to the bottom of the page and clicking on the subscribe link in the lower left-hand corner of the web site.
Child Care Assistance Program
Available to Soldiers and DA Civilians
Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood is a Department of Defense program designed to meet the child care needs of Service Members living in areas where on-base military child care is not available. Eligible Service Members and Civilians include Recruiting Command, Cadet Command, and Military Entrance Processing personnel the high quality care available on military installations. Click here for more information.
ACAP Services are now available Online
Army Career and Alumni Program
In an effort to improve its service to our Soldiers, ACAP is implementing ACAP Express, which will streamline access to ACAP services and give Soldiers more autonomy in setting up and using those services.
The most important change to how we will now serve Soldiers is that they will now have the ability to go online at any time, from any location, to the ACAP EXPRESS web site (https://www.acapexpress.army.mil), log in using AKO login, then schedule appointments for all services offered at the ACAP Center.
My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) Offers Up to $4,000 for Spouses to Advance Careers
The Department of Defense remains strongly committed to helping military spouses find employment in high demand, high growth Portable Career fields. Eligible military spouses are now able to receive up to $4,000 of MyCAA Financial Assistance (FA) that can help them pursue education, training, licenses, certificates and degrees leading to employment in Portable Career fields.
Visit the My Career Advancement Account web site for additional information at: https://aiportal.acc.af.mil/mycaa/