Guardsmen and family support resources available

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FGO-FLNG Support Resources

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2014) – There are many resources available for Florida National Guard members and their families, from career and employment resources to psychological health coordinators. Download PDF

Please see this list (and contact information), and share with your unit and family.

Resilience, Risk reduction and Suicide Prevention (R3SP) Program: The Florida National Guard has established an R3SP program to ensure a viable, comprehensive and resourced approach.
• Program Manager: (904) 823-0278

Suicide Prevention Program: The Florida National Guard has a trained Suicide Prevention Program Manager (SPPM) to provide direction and coordination for all Florida National Guard suicide prevention program activities.
• Program Manager: (904) 823-0219

Psychological Health Coordinators: The Florida National Guard has Psychological Health Coordinators (PHC) to provide case management and resourcing support for Guardsmen in crisis.
• Psychological Health Coordinators: (904) 495-5820; (904) 814-9057; (904) 823-0546

Substance Abuse Program (SAP): The Florida National Guard has a substance abuse prevention outreach and treatment program that provides Soldiers with treatment, counseling and referral services to address potential drug and alcohol problems.
• Alcohol and Drug Control Officer (ADCO): (714) 943-1867
• SAP Prevention Coordinators: (407) 541-0655; (407) 541-0658

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR): ESGR has support specialists and coordinators to develop and promote employment opportunities for Guardsman and Reservists.
• Employment Support: (904) 823-0172; (904) 823-0158

Florida Guard Family Career Connections (FGFCC): FGFCC synchronizes the best employment initiatives available in today’s competitive employment market. FGFCC also offers assistance with interviewing techniques and resume writing.
• Program Coordinator: (904) 553-0265

Survivor Outreach Services (SOS): The Survivor Outreach Services program partnership allows Guardsman to access crisis intervention professionals no matter where they live.
• Program Manager: (904) 823-0157

Sexual Harassment and Assault Response Program (SHARP): A victim-centered program designed to increase awareness through prevention and education while providing support, intimidation-free reporting, thorough investigation and accountability for those who commit sexual crimes.
• Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC): (904) 823-0331

Family Programs: Provides services and support to Guardsmen and their Families through readiness, assistance and child and youth programs.
• Family Programs 24/7 Hotline: (800) 226-0360 • State Family Programs Director: (904) 823-0360

Yellow Ribbon Program: Provides information, briefings and service referrals to all service members, Families, employers and youth throughout each cycle of deployment.
• Deployment Cycle Support Chief: (904) 827-8528

Full-time Support Chaplain / Strong Bonds: Strong Bonds helps strengthen and enhance relationships and provides spiritual resiliency to our military. A full-time support Chaplain provides counseling and spiritual guidance at the state level.
• State Full-time Support Chaplain: (904) 823-0105

Transition Assistance: Transition Assistance Advisors (TAA) assist service members in accessing Veterans Affairs benefits and healthcare services.
• TAA Manager: (904) 827-8567

Military Funeral Honors: Through a cooperative effort with several organizations, the FLARNG provides ongoing support to service members and Families through military funeral honors, casualty assistance and survivor outreach services.
• Program Office: (904) 823-0630

Staff Judge Advocate: FLARNG Judge Advocates provide full-service legal support to Soldiers and their Families, both in the U.S. and overseas.
• Judge Advocate: (904) 823-0132

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7): 1-800-342-9647

MilitaryOneSource 24/7 Hotline: 1-800-273-8255