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Army Emergency Relief

AER (Army Emergency Relief) is a private nonprofit organization incorporated in 1942 by the Secretary of War and the Army Chief of Staff. AER’s mission is to provide emergency financial assistance to Soldiers and their Families. Assistance is provided to: Active duty Soldiers (single or married) and their ID card family members. ARNG and USAR […]

Army Family Action Plan

Got a great idea?  See something that needs to be changed?  Then here’s your chance! The Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) solicits input from Soldiers and Families, seeks to find solutions, and, when appropriate, forwards issues up the chain of command. To submit your issue, please complete the online AFAP Issue Form  or print our […]

Army Family Team Building

Army Family Team Building (AFTB) is a training/awareness program designed to increase the self-sufficiency and self-reliance of our military and family members.   AFTB is taught in a series of training modules that cover topics such as basic information about the Army, personal growth skills and leadership skills. AFTB improves personal and Family preparedness which enhances […]

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Army Volunteer Corps

Volunteer! Welcome! If you are interested in making a difference in the community where you live, work or play, or your job requires documented community service, volunteer opportunities at Fort Gordon may be just what you’re looking for. Getting Started To review current vacancies, search the Fort Gordon volunteer opportunities on the Volunteer Management Information […]

Christmas House

Since 1966, Christmas House has provided toys and assistance with a traditional holiday meal for Families unable to provide their own.  Our goal is to provide for at least 300 Families this year. Each Family may be eligible for a grocery gift certificate, toys, or both. The amount distributed depends on donations received.

Domestic Abuse

If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, call 911. What is domestic abuse? An offense under the United States Code, the Uniform Code of Military Justice, or state law that involves the use, attempted use, or threatened use of force or violence against a person or a violation of a lawful order […]

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Employment Readiness

The Fort Gordon Employment Readiness Program provides information and referral services in the areas of employment, education, training, transition, and volunteer opportunities to assist family members with the challenges of searching for a new job and give them the competitive edge needed to secure employment. The Employment Readiness Program offers a wide range of services […]

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Exceptional Family Member Program

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated medical, educational, housing, community support, and personnel services to Families with special needs.  In a dual military Family, both Soldiers must be enrolled. Enrollment is based upon the medical and educational […]

Family Advocacy

The Family Advocacy Program (FAP) at Fort Gordon is committed to strengthening individual, family, and community relationships by providing support, education, prevention, and outreach services. Our goal is to support healthy families and to assist families in recovering from harmful family experiences – including domestic violence and child abuse. The FAP Team is responsible for […]

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Financial Readiness

Financial Readiness offers a wide range of services to individual soldiers and to units. For the individual, assistance is available for preparing detailed budgets or in developing strategies for improved financial stability. Soldiers who are anticipating a PCS move, a deployment, marriage, or who are expecting a baby could benefit from our training or individual […]

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Mobilization & Deployment

ACS services for Soldier and Family readiness fall into three categories: Mobilization, Deployment, and Support Stability Operations, Family Readiness Groups, and Military Resilience Training. Mobilization, Deployment, and Stability and Support Operations OPERATION R.E.A.D.Y. (Resources for Education About Deployment and You) is a training program designed to provide Commanders/Rear Detachment Commanders, unit Family Readiness Assets (Family […]

New Parent Support Program

Fort Gordon’s New Parent Support Program (NPSP) provides education and support services for expectant parents and those with children through the age of three. Experienced, licensed clinical social workers provide NPSP services here at Fort Gordon. We have extensive experience working with Families with young children and are sensitive to the unique challenges our military […]


Outreach Services We provide education, prevention, and direct services to those Families who have the greatest level of need, but may be unlikely to seek out and take advantage of ACS services.  Our goal is to increase community awareness about ACS services by taking those services out into the community. Are you having a unit/community […]

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Relocation Readiness

Army Community Service Relocation Readiness is the one-stop for anyone moving to Fort Gordon, or leaving for the next duty station. Relocation is one of the three most stressful life events, and military personnel do it often; let us help you make it easier.  Relocation Readiness can provide information on your next duty station, tell […]

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Survivor Outreach Services

Survivor Outreach Services (SOS) provides assistance and support to the Families and friends of our Fallen Soldiers by keeping them connected to the Army for as long as they desire. SOS is aligned under the ACS Family of Services umbrella, and provides a dedicated team of support specialist which aid, assist, and educate our Survivor […]