What is a Family Assistance Center?
Family Assistance Centers (FACs) are designed to assist the families of military service members during peacetime and during training or mobilization. A FAC is open to all branches of the military (Air Guard, Army Guard, Active Duty Army, Air Force, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy and all Reserve Components). A Family Assistance Center provides a "one-stop shopping” & resource to help family members cope with any issue they encounter as a military dependent.
Who is eligible to receive services through a FAC?
All military members, veterans, and their families are eligible to receive assistance. No military personnel or his/her family will be turned away from a FAC regardless of branch affiliation.
What services are provided by an FAC?
Basic services provided by a FAC are:
• ID Cards/DEERS
• Crises Intervention
• TRICARE/TRICARE Dental
• Financial Assistance
• Legal Assistance
• Information, Referral, Follow-Up and Outreach
State Family Program Director
MAJ Tim Roberts
Contact the Joint Public Affairs Office at: 615-313-0633
In Tennessee, if you or another Servicemember you know is in crisis, call (855) 435-7492 for assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
If this is a sexual assault issue, contact:
After Hours Support
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