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Military and Family Life Counselor Program

Provides free, confidential non-medical counseling to service members, their families and survivors on or near installations. Trained to work with the military community, military and family life counselors deliver valuable counseling services, briefings and presentations to the military community.

Counselors help service members and their families navigate issues such as improving relationships at home and work, stress management, adjustment difficulties, parenting, and grief or loss. Adult and child and youth behavioral MFLCs are assigned to units, schools, child development centers and other locations worldwide. Connect with your installation’s Military and Family Support Center to get started. Use this site to find the Support Center closest to you: https://installations.militaryonesource.mil/search?program-service=26. 

Help with deployment adjustments, stress management, issues related to PCS, relationships, problems at work, grieving and more. Counselors are located at installation Military and Family Support Centers or are embedded with military units to offer flexible support.

Augmentation for child and youth programs, Department of Defense Education Activity schools, local education agencies, camps designed for military children and youth, and special operations commands. CYB MFLCs provide support on topics affecting young people--anger and aggression, bullying, conflict resolution, divorce, self-esteem, separation, sibling and parental relationships and time management. Located at Military and Family Support Centers, child development centers, DODEA schools, youth centers and military treatment facility pediatric clinics. Children under 18 must have written parental consent to receive CYB-MFLC support.

Eligibility Requirements

Service Branches: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Space Force. Families with Special Needs, National Guard, new service members, parents, reserves, service members, spouses, non-married surviving spouses.

Last updated: 17/06/2024 14:58