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Military & Family Readiness Center

The Military and Family Readiness Center provides training, education, programs, information, and referrals to service members and families, retirees, and DoD civilian employees. Collaboration and integration across the system promotes positive outcomes for service members and their families across the domains of military family readiness, including career, social, financial, health and community engagement. On Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, any branch can use the services provided at either location.


M&FRC offers a variety of programs and services such as:

Relocation Readiness

  • Relocation Counseling

  • Lending Closet

  • Newcomers Information & Briefings

  • Immigration counseling assistance

Volunteer Resources

  • Volunteer Recruitment & Training 

  • Locating Volunteer Opportunities

Exceptional Family Member Program

  • Provide support for families with special needs

  • Parent Support Groups

  • Education & Training

Transition Assistance Program

  • Mandatory for separating and retiring members

Mobility Deployment

  • Deployment & Resilience Training

  • Individual/Family assessment & assistance

Employment Readiness

  • Career Planning

  • Resume Building

  • Application Assistance

Financial Readiness

  • Personal Debt Managment

  • FREE Credit Reports

  • Dorm/Barrack Move Out

Personal & Work Life

  • Soldier & Family Readiness Group

  • Army Family Team Building

  • JBER Heart/Link

  • New Spouse Orientation

  • Key Spouse

Licensed Professional Counselors

Available FREE to service members & family

Connect with one of our Military & Family Life Counselors


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  • Log Cabin

    Temporarily Closed - Now in People Center

    Bldg. 8535 Wewak Dr, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK 99506

    Hours of Operation

    • Mon - Fri
      7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Family Days & Holidays
  • Army Community Service

    Bldg. 600 Richardson Dr. Room A-139, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK 99505

    Hours of Operation

    • Mon - Fri
      7:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Family Days & Holidays