Whether you’re relocating to Onslow County or you’ve been stationed here for years, One Place is dedicated to providing you and your family with the resources, support, and community you need in order to thrive.
Providing support for military children is a top priority at One Place. Military children often face a distinctive set of challenges—including frequent moves and family transitions associated with deployment. Despite these difficult situations, there are many ways to help your family build resilience and stability.
MCCS Lejeune-New River
For general support, we recommend community services offered by the Marine Corps, which include the following:
- Child & Youth Program
- Exceptional Family Member Program
- Family Team Building
- New Parent Support Program
- Single Marine Program
- Community Counseling
- Prevention & Education
- Sexual Assault Prevention & Response Program
- Substance Abuse
- Family Member Employment Assistance Program
- Personal Financial Management
- And so much more!
Deployment can be stressful and challenging for both children and parents to navigate. For support, we recommend reviewing the following available resources for additional information. If you have questions, reach out to us and we would be happy to connect you with the information you need.
Military OneSource — Deployment Resources
Military OneSource connects military families with a wide array of programs and services. This list offers a list of resources to consult when a service member in your family is deployed.
The Center for Deployment Psychology — Military Family Resources
A comprehensive list of resources compiled by the Center for Deployment Psychology. These resources offer information for military families, couples, and children.
National Military Family Association — Preparing for Deployment
When preparing for deployment, consult this list of five key items from the National Military Family Association.
Blue Star Families
Blue Star Families helps military and veteran families thrive by connecting them with civilian neighbors. Explore their website for helpful information and opportunities for connection.
- Get free 24/7 support from Military OneSource. Whether you’re looking to overcome challenges or reach your goals, this free counseling resource can be a powerful support system.
- Looking for support or someone to talk to? Reach out to the Veterans Crisis line to speak with a caring, qualified responder.
- Military OneSource offers Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life counselors. This confidential service supports military children for a variety of issues, including low self-esteem, behavioral problems, and changes at home.
- If you’re feeling isolated or alienated, spend some time reviewing Make The Connection, a collection of stories from veterans and service members.
- Explore helpful mental health resources from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Child Mind Institute — Resources for Military Families
The Child Mind Institute offers helpful advice on how to prepare kids for a parent’s deployment, talking to kids about a parent’s brain injury, how to stay connected during deployment, and much more.
Our Military Kids — Family Resources
A comprehensive list of resources for military families to reference.
Military Child — Resources
Explore Military Child’s extensive library of digital resources for students, parents, and education professionals.