Army Community Service
Where You Need Us, When You Need Us
Share your time and talents to create Beanies for Babies. Our goal is to provide 100 beanies by April 2015 for the Family Advocacy New Parent Support Program for Military Newborns. ACS will provide the yarn and patterns to support you and your gift of time. To volunteer, please call (502) 624-6173. VIEW FLYER
Army Community Service, (ACS), programs assist Soldiers, civilian employees and Families in managing the challenges of daily living experienced in the unique contexxt of military Service and in maintaining readiness by coordination and delivering comprehensive, responsive services that promote self-reliance, residency and stability.
- The sacrifices made by our Soldiers and Families every day
- The strength of our nation comes from the strength of our Soldiers and their Families
We are committed to
- Keeping faith with our Soldiers, their Families, our Wounded and our Survivors
- Maintaining the support that Soldiers and their Families deserve
- Building a partnership with Soldiers and Families that enhance their strength and resilience
Community Information Services
Provides Soldiers and Families with timely, comprehensive information on both military and community resources that will assist in meeting basic needs and improve quality of life. Information and Referral embodies a continuum of services that link individuals with the information or service that meets an identified need. Examples of subject areas include, but are not limited to, social services, schools, child care, eldercare, adoption, volunteerism, and local community resources. For more information about Army Community Services or for local community information, please call (502) 624-8391 or (502) 624-6291.
The Army OneSource (AOS) Electronic Information network is designed to support Soldiers and their Families regardless of their component or geographical location. Key players who support the Army Family work in strategic partnerships to extend and expand programs and services to support the geographically dispersed via the latest technological tools, such as mobile support applications, virtual environments and widgets. Visit Army OneSource.
The AOS Community Outreach uses Community Support Coordinators across CONUS to identify and build relationships with community serve agencies and estabilsh partnerships that provide additional state and local resources to military service members. The ACS Outreach Services augment center based services. The primary focus is on geographically or socially isolated Families identified as needing specific services, first-term Soldiers and Families, geographically separated Families, newly arrived Soldiers and Families in the community, single-parent Families and other Soldiers and Families identified by a needs assessment.