Resources for Military Families

Last Updated: 2/8/2022 6:44 PM

Resources for Military Families

Thomas Hanner – KDVA

Your representative for Veterans Benefits in Kentucky

502-229-6070

Thomas.Hanner@ky.gov

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS - LOUISVILLE AREA CHAPTER

AMERICAN RED CROSS - LOUISVILLE AREA CHAPTER - BUCKNER

1215 North Highway 393Buckner, KY 40010 Oldham County (get directions)

(502) 222-0308 Administrative Primary Phone

(502) 222-5411 FAX

afes@louisville-redcross.org

https://www.redcross.org/get-help/military-families/emergency-communication

 

Tri-County Community Action

(Community Resources and Referrals.)  

1015 Dispatchers Way

LaGrange, Kentucky 40031

Phone: (502)-222-1349     

​Fax: (502)-222-0968

Open Monday thru Friday 8:30- 4:30 
 

Veteran’s Club

Community Connection and Support to Service Members, Veterans, and their Families

506 Bradshaw Street, Shelbyville, KY 40065

(502)487-1464

Veteran's Club Inc. (veteransclubinc.org)

 

American Legion Post 39

2301 W Hwy 146, Lagrange, KY 40031

502-309-9093
 

American Red Cross

Free confidential workshops, information, and support services to help you with the practical and emotional challenges before, during, or after deployments and transitions.

 

Child Care Fee Assistance Program

 

Provides authorized Reserve and Active Duty personnel assistance in locating, selecting, and offsetting the cost of civilian child care when on-base child care is not available or a viable option for the service member and their family. The programs available through CCAoA provide subsidies for eligible military dependents enrolled in quality commercial child care programs throughout the US.

 

Fort Knox – Child & Youth Services

 

Provides a variety of services including Instructional Programs; Youth Sports & Fitness; Childcare; Devers Middle School and Teen Center; Parent Central Services; School Support Services; Volunteers and Coaches; Parent and Outreach Services; Family Child Care – FCC; Child Development Center; and the Donna Kirby School Age Center.

502-624-6703

Kentucky Army National Guard – Child & Youth Services

The Child and Youth Program serves Kentucky National Guard-connected youth ages 6-18. Events include Summer Youth Camp, Military Child Appreciation Days, Operation Military Cheer Christmas Assistance, Kentucky Teen Council Meetings, State Symposium, Yellow Ribbon Event support, and more. 

 

Kentucky Army National Guard – Family Assistance Center

The Family Assistance Centers (FAC) provide a “One Stop Shop & Resource” to help family members cope with any issue they encounter as a military dependent. These centers were established to serve the needs of Service Members, Veterans, Retirees, and their Families.

1-800-372-7601 (option 1) or Family Assistance Coordinator: 502-607-151

Military Kids Connect

Military Kids Connect offers engaging tools and games. It also helps children, preteens and teens prepare for the challenges around family transitions. The site has resources parents and teachers may appreciate as well.

The Veterans Crisis Line

Connects Veterans in crisis and their families with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential hotline, online chat, or text

Call 1-800-273-8255 and press 1 or send a text message to 838255 

Sesame Street for Military Families

Our mission is to help kids grow stronger, smarter, and kinder. Workshop initiatives focus on a wide range of issues, from math skills and literacy to health, diversity, and military deployment. Initiatives meet specific needs to help kids and families develop critical skills, acquire healthy habits, and build emotional strength to prepare them for lifelong learning.