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SMSD Resources 23March2020

Financial Strategies in the Face of Uncertainty

Financial Assistance Resources

Essential Services

Family Assistance provides information and referral services on six essential services. These services include: Crisis Intervention, Community Resources and Referral, Military ID Cards, Financial Resources, Legal Resources, and TRICARE. The Family Assistance Teams serve family members, service members, community partners, retirees, veterans, and military leaders. For immediate assistance contact 1-800-292-9464, option 1.

SMSD – Overview (Service Member and Family Member Support Programs)

Badger Yellow Ribbon Events (Deployment and Redeployment Events)

DoD Card ID Card Reference Center

Guard and Reserve TRICARE Programs

Military Family Financial Aid Fund

Military OneSource (24 Hour Assistance Available at 1-800-342-9647)

National Resource Directory

TRICARE Reserve Select Handbook

TRICARE Dental Program

Veterans’ Legal Aid Society

Legal Assistance for Wisconsin Military Personnel


Family Readiness Newsletter March 2019

Family Readiness Newsletter (Annual Benefits and Resources Brief) – Aug 2018

Family Readiness Newsletter April 2018

Family Readiness Newsletter Jan 2018

Community Links

American Red Cross of Wisconsin

Army Community Service Center FT McCoy

Army Fee Assistance Program (Childcare Subsidy)

DEERS Appointment Scheduler (Military ID Cards, Dependent ID Cards, CACs)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR)

Ready Wisconsin

USA Jobs (Federal Jobs)

USO of Wisconsin

Vet Center


Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development

Wisconsin County Veteran Service Officers

Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs

Wisconsin National Guard

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs

Wisconsin Army National Guard (Information on Units)

Wisconsin Air National Guard (Information on Units)