The Soldier & Family Readiness Program is the Guard's primary support for all things readiness and assistance. It is intended to assist Army National Guard Service Members and their families navigate their military and civilian lives while providing support to Unit Leadership and the Commander's Family Readiness Program.
Included, but not limited to:
☆ ID cards/DEERS
☆ Financial Assistance
☆ Employment Assistance
☆ Military Resources
☆ Community Resources
☆ Legal Resources and Referral
Volunteers are essential to mission readiness.
• FRG Leader
• Key Callers
Provide briefings and training to support:
• Command Leadership
• Family Readiness Groups
• Soldiers and Families
• State Leadership
• Community Partners
The Soldier and Family Readiness Program is one comprehensive program that provided direct support to Army leadership and assists National Guard service members and their families navigate the unique challenges of their military and civilian live.
The Soldier and Family Readiness program is designed to be the Guard’s entry point and primary contact for all readiness and assistance needs. We have 10 Soldier and Family Readiness Assistance Centers throughout the state to support the geographically-disbursed force and families of the Virginia National Guard.
The Soldier and Family Readiness Specialists provide assistance and non-medical case management to service members and families on a variety of subjects. Services include basic financial education, Tricare claims assistance, ID card questions, resource and referral to community services, state agencies, employment assistance and guidance through the Exceptional Family Member Program. Working closely with the commander’s Family Readiness Program to assist Army leadership and volunteers we provide training support and briefings to command leadership, family readiness groups, Soldiers and families, and community partners.
Services are confidential and available throughout the week during normal office hours and 24 hours through their emergency assistance hotline (434-480-6585).
Emergency Assistance Hotline
The Soldier and Family Readiness Program is one comprehensive program that provided direct support to Army leadership and assists National