EFMP: Supporting Marines and their Families with Special Needs

You may have heard of the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) before, but do you know all that it does and how many Marine Families it touches? Read this testimonial about a Marine family who used EFMP to help nagivate the special education process and provide a map to success for their son.

Parenting From a Distance: How to Help Your Kids Through Deployment

Separations from loved ones are part of the job when you are a Marine. They are hard on everyone and can be especially challenging for children. Below are some tips to help you stay connected to your child, your young siblings, or any other children who are important to you.

Libraries Lead the Way for National Library Week

From April 8-14, MCCS libraries will observe National Library Week through a variety of activities and promotions.

Stronger Families Mean a Stronger Corps

Marine Corps Families are an integral part of our Corps. Our spouses and children play a vital role in mission success by serving alongside their Marine. We salute the resiliency, independence, and support, members of the Marine Corps community provide. 

SAAPM 2018: Participate in the SAAPM Poster Contest

The Department of Defense has kicked off its 14th annual observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) with the ongoing theme, "Protecting Our People Protects Our Mission." This year's theme emphasizes everyone, regardless of rank, can protect our mission by ensuring everyone is committed to advancing an environment where sexist behaviors, sexual harassment, hazing, bullying, and sexual assault are not tolerated, condoned, or ignored.

Mental Health Needs of Children, Youth, and Young Adults in Military Families

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is producing a KSOC TV webisode with DoD's Partnering For Readiness members. The topics are children's mental health and services, EFMP, and support for relocation and parental deployment.

Spring Safety Tips for Parents

Whether your children participate in programs or enjoy playing outdoors, these spring safety tips will benefit parents everywhere.

5 Simple Life Hacks to Help Your Teen Relieve Stress

It’s a fact of life, whether the stress comes from school, friends, or home, your teen will experience stress.  The good news is there are simple steps to help your teen manage stress.  Here are five life hacks for teens to help relieve stress.

 

Stay Connected - Parenting Can Be Stressful

Strong communities strengthen families. Everyone in the Marine Corps community plays a role in fostering strong families and keeping kids safe.

Is There Actually a Fair Fight?

Every couple will disagree at times, but you can disagree without fighting. In fact, disagreeing can be constructive if you work together.

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