Child and Youth Services
- Parent Central Services
- Parent and Outreach Services
- Volunteers and Coaches
- School Support Services
- Middle School & Teens
- Youth Sports
Child and Youth Services (CYS)provides programs and services for children of eligible military and civilianfamilies. Within CYS you will find something to meet your children’s needs,including:
· Full, part time or hourly childcare
· Before/after school care
· Programs for your middle school and teen youth
· Instructional classes
· Workforce preparation opportunities
· Sports and fitness activities
Today’s CYS programs, deemed a"model for the nation" by Presidential acclaim, continue to operateon these cornerstones:
· Quality – Child care is DoD-certified andnationally accredited
· Availability – Childcare is available on- andoff-post
· Affordability – Fees for various programs arecompetitively priced and affordable regardless of sponsor's income
· Accountability- To safeguard the Army's resourcesby efficient management oversight, good fiscal stewardship, reducing waste andprotecting assets of programs and services to Soldiers and their Families.
Sports, Fitness and Recreation
Army Community Services
USAG Daegu’s Army Community Service exists to facilitate the commander’s ability to provide comprehensive, coordinated,and responsive services that support the readiness and improve the quality of life of Soldiers, civilian employees and their Families. The following programs and services are available at Army Community Service, located in the Support Center on Camp Walker, Building 330.Provides information, referral, education, training, and prevention within the specific areas of:
- Army Emergency Relief (AER) is a private, non-profit organization established to assist Soldiers and their Family members in emergency financial situations due to no fault of their own. Financial assistance is given in the form of an interest-free loan, grant, or combination of the two.
- AER also administers a Scholarship Program as a secondary mission to help Army Families with the costs of education. For more information on Scholarships and howto apply, go to www.aerhq.org.
- AFTB provides training for a way of life that prepares everyone in America's Army to function at their highest level, in any situation, with minimal outside support. The training improves personal and Family preparedness which enhances overall Army readiness.
- The Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) is one of the Army's principal programs to ensure that well-being in the Army keeps pace with changing times, and provides the opportunity to let Army senior leadership know what’s working and what’s not, along with suggestions on how to correct the issue(s).
- The Army’s Family Advocacy Program is available to help Families adapt to Military life, promote positive Family relationships and reduce incidents of Family violence by providing prevention, and education programs. In addition, FAP’s Victim Advocate Program provides victims of domestic violence or sexual assault with support, resources and information such as victim rights,methods of reporting, location of safe lodging, assists with emergency food/finances, and aids in establishing immediate and ongoing safety plans. Victim Advocates are available 24/7 at 0503-364-5997.
- Finding employment is one of the most difficult challenges facing military Family members. The Employment Readiness Program provides employment resources, networking opportunities, and assists you with the acquisition of skills to help in your employment search. Attend one of our monthly workshops to learn more.
- The Financial Readiness Program provides a practical approach to financial management with the objective of personal control over finances. The program includes training in money management, proper use of credit, financial planning, debt liquidation, and sensible budgeting. The goal of the program is to provide tools to handle money wisely and to make informed purchasing decisions.
- Being a member of the Armed Services, you understand that moving is part of military life. Moving your home and Family is never easy, but planning ahead can go along way toward making your transition as smooth as possible. The Relocation Readiness program offers Orientation Briefings, Welcome Packets, a Loan Closet,and local area informational brochures, as well as referrals to other ACS programs and local service agencies. Make a smooth move a reality by visiting the Relocation Readiness Office.
- Volunteering provides the opportunity to make a significant contribution to your community,learn new skills, gain valuable work experience, meet new people, and have fun! To learn more about volunteer opportunities, or how to incorporate volunteers into your organization, stop by ACS and we will walk you through the process.
- Licensed clinical providers who assist Service Members and their Families with issues they may face throughout the cycle of deployment -from leaving their loved ones and possibly living and working in harm's way to reintegrating with their Family and community. The MFLC Program provides short-term, non-medical counseling support for a range of issues including: relationships, crisis intervention, stress management, grief,occupational and other individual and Family issues.
- The Exceptional Family Member Program is a mandatory enrollment program with renewal every three years for all active duty Soldiers that have a Family member with exceptional educational or medical needs. EFMP works with other agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated community support and personnel services to Families with special needs.