Family News ~ Items of Interest for Families
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Free Counseling and Information Service
Available at NO COST to You and Your Family!
USAREC Soldiers and family members have new assistance service available to them. The Department of Defense has contracted with Ceridian Corporation to provide a work/life program at no cost to the Soldier or Family member.
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 twelve 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.
Military Spouse Career Center Opens Online
A new Military Spouse Career Center commissioned by the Department of Defense Office of Military Community and Family Policy launched on April 4th at www.Military.com/spouse. The new resource connects America's 1 million military spouses with education options, scholarships, training programs, career planning tips and employment opportunities.
The Military Spouse Career Center offers an extensive job board that includes hundreds of thousands of jobs from the public and private sectors. A list of Military Spouse-Friendly employers is included, and will grow as more employers step forward to participate.
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