The Soldier & Family Programs staff also assist with many other issues relevant to living in a geographically dispersed environment.
Contact us from one of the following numbers or email below with any questions or for further information.
Here are just a few of the support areas that SFP can assist you with:
Medical & Dental Support
Your TRICARE coverage is completely portable, meaning it moves with you. You are covered worldwide both in transition to your new duty location and once you arrive. Depending on where you PCS, you may use a different TRICARE health plan option. You must update your address and other changes to TRICARE. For additional information visit the TRICARE website at www.tricare.mil.
The Relocation program offers Cadre and Family Members with information and details regarding their assignment to USACC and during their PCS out of Cadet Command. Sponsors are available to all incoming Service Members in the ranks of Private through Colonel, their Families, and Army Civilians prior to their arrival at their unit.
Child & Youth Services (CYS)
SFP offers information and referral to agencies that provide fee assistance to Service Members and their Families who are outside of the areas of a traditional CYS program. Assistance is offered through Child Care Aware of America who can help in locating, selecting, and offsetting the cost of civilian child care when on-base child care is not available or a viable option. SFP also has information on child and youth issues such as local summer camps, after school programs, community groups such as 4-H and Boys & Girls Clubs, Cadet Command Teen Council, and Army Teen Panel.
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
EFMP is a Department of the Army Program which assists during the assignment process for Families who have a member with a disability. This program assures that the Service Member and Family are assigned in areas where their needs can be met. SFP staff can assist with locating the nearest EFMP Enrollment Office and providing information on local area resources to meet the needs of exceptional Family members.
Spouse Employment Resources
SFP can connect you to various spousal employment opportunities and resources. Two such programs are Military Spouse Employment Partnership (MSEP) who has approximately 300 partner employers, and Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) which explores flexible careers.
Leased Government Housing (LGH) Program
LGH is a program designed to offset the high costs and difficulty of finding a suitable home while living in a geographically dispersed location. Service members relinquish their basic allowance for housing to the Corps of Engineers who enter into an agreement with the landlord. Service members must contact SFP to apply for the LGH program prior to their arrival at their unit and meet eligibility requirements. There are a limited number of leases available each year for the LGH program. Contact Cadet Command SFP at (502) 624-6238 for further information and to apply.
Army Family Action Plan (AFAP)
AFAP is the process for having your voice heard. If you have concerns and suggestions for improving an Army service or program, submit those electronically at www.myarmyonesource.com. Many of the issues brought up by the Cadet Command population can be managed by Cadet Command Headquarters. Issues that aren't fully addressed at the Command level will be elevated to the TRADOC or Department of the Army level annually.
Family Readiness Groups (FRG)
SFP staff are available to assist with starting a FRG, issues brought up by FRGs, and maintaining an effective group.
Family Advocacy Program (FAP)
The Family Advocacy Program provides advocacy services to victims and referrals to nearest servicing installation Social Work Service for all Family Advocacy cases.
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