family support

The Family Support Team is well versed in the many aspects that are involved in being a military family.  The "call-to-duty" and the desire to protect the nation's freedoms is not always an easy road to travel.  While we have provided several items below that may be beneficial to you, please do not hesitate to contact us using the "Contact Us" section of the webpage if you need additional resources.

American Red Cross

Air Force Aid Society

Defense Link
Resources such as the Family Readiness Toolkit and Guide to Reserve Family Member Benefits Handbook in PDF Format are available on this site.

Military One Source

Military Pay

TRICARE

Wounded Warrior Network

Deployment Resources for Children

The Alpena CRTC Family Support Group is here to support, educate and assist our civilian and military families who call the Alpena CRTC home.
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volunteers

Through volunteering, we make new friends and build strong families and strong communities. 
Who can be a volunteer? 
·Spouses
·Parents
·Grandparents
·Siblings
·Friends
·Significant Others
·Retirees
The role you play as a volunteer is your choice. There are many ways that you can help and all are equally important.

Contact your Unit or your Airman and Family Program Manager for more information on becoming a volunteer.
Alpena CRTC Family Readiness Group: 989-354-6583
alpenacrtcfrg@yahoo.com

support and connections

Support and Connection Provided for Military Families and Troops along with veterans. Volunteers are always appreciated. Alpena CRTC Family Readiness Group: 989-354-6583Looking for support or trying to develop connections with other members of the military that are in the same boat as you?  Utilize the following websites as an additional resource to connect you to other military families, resources, opportunities and forums.


www.afterdepolyment.org
This website addresses the emotional challenges veterans often face when they try to readjust after deployment.

www.operationhomefront.net
If you need assistance (or want to volunteer), check with this organization, which helps veterans and thier families.

www.operationwearehere.com
This site is full of resources for military families, as well as for civilians who want to support them.

counseling information

Counseling Information provided by the Michigan Joint Family Support Assistance Program.CEveryone experiences stress, emotional discomfort and frustration in their life.  Sometimes, we may feel as though we don't have any one to talk to.  You may be worried about confidentiality or feeling silly discussing your problems.  Or, you may not have the money to pay for counseling.

The Michigan Joint Family Support Assistance Program is available to help!  The MJFSAP offers Military Family Life Consultants; no cost, confidential counselors who are able to help.

Please click here to get detailed information on how they may be able to help you.