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The Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) is located near the Soldier Recovery Unit (SRU). The SFAC supports Soldiers assigned to the SRU, to those who are in the Mecial Evaluation Board (MEB)/Physical Evaluation Board (PEB) process and to their Family Members.

As the novel COVID-19 remains ever-changing, the health and well-being of you and our staff has remained our top priority.  We are currently open with limited services.  Current Rules of Engagement for the Soldier and Family Assistance Center facility is:

  • Single point of entry with required sign-in and sign-out
  • Mandatory masks for employees and customers
  • Hand sanitizer station - all entering the building must use
  • Verbal health screening continues
  • Enforced social distancing of six-feet
  • The Lobby is limited to eight customers at a time

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Services

Located within the Soldier and Family Assistance Center is Information and Referral, Financial Readiness, Employment Readiness, Chaplain, Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC) and Kansas Works. These programs are here to serve all military Service Members of all military forces and Family Members (not only active duty, but active Reservist and active National Guard).

The SFAC has a lobby available to our military Service Members and Family Members to relax between appointments.  Here is what is available for your use (some services may be limited at this time due to COVID-19):
*Piano to play
*Pool table
*Television area
*Fire place to relax at during winter months
*Light refreshments
*Outdoor patio to enjoy fresh air during good weather
**No computer lab and no WiFi available

Adaptive Reconditioning Program (ARP) Classes
Relaxation
Guitar Lessons
*Please call your point-of-contact with ARP ahead of time to verify the class is taking place due to COVID-19.

Chaplain
Provides counseling and resources. The chaplain has a weekly Bible Study and lunch on Wednesday's from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in conference room 140.  Please call ahead of time to verify the class is taking place at (785) 240-7178 or (785) 240-7192.

Financial Services
The SFAC is able to provide you an accredited financial counselor who also served in the Armed Forces as legal and in finance for 21 years, and as a civilian as a Director of DMPO and a Financial Counselor for a total of 15 years with over half of that time at the SFAC working with Service Members going through the Medical Evaluation Board (MEB) process.

     Financial Services Specific to SFAC Service Members        
          
Veteran Affairs (VA) Pension
          Medical Separation Pay
          Medical Retirement
          Reserve Component Retirement
          Combat Related Special Compensation (CRSC)
          Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay (CRDP)
          Military Pay and Travel entitlements at Separation
          Retirement Calculation (once date of separation is provided, along with Army and VA ratings known)

     Financial Services to all Service Members        
          
Budgeting
          Debt Reduction
          Insurance
          Major Purchase Planning to include:  A home, vehicles, major vacations, and more
          Military Pay and Entitlements
          Personal Finance
          Saving and Investment
          Retirement Planning to include: Thrift Savings Plan [TSP], Individual Retirement Account [IRA] and 401K

SFAC Phone Directory
Army Community Service, SFAC Main Line:  (785) 239-8430
Army Community Service Programs:
     A- Teams:  (785) 239-8361 (1st and 3rd week of month)
          *Army Family Team Building (AFTB), Army Family Action Plan (AFAP), and Army Volunteer Corps (AVC)
     Employment Readiness:  (785) 239-8361 (1st and 3rd week of month)
     Financial Counselor:  (785) 240-7193
     Master Resilience Training (MRT): (785) 240-7167 (2nd and 4th week of month)
     SFAC Information & Referral:  (785) 239-8430, (785) 240-7118 and (785) 240-7167
Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC):  (785) 240-7119 (785) 285-0173
Chaplain:  (785) 240-7178 or (785) 240-7192
          *Irwin Arm Community Hospital (IACH) Chaplain Office when SFAC Chaplain is out (785) 239-7025

Resources

Crises Phone Numbers:  https://home.army.mil/riley/index.php/contact/crisis-phone-numbers

Instalation Phone Directory:  https://home.army.mil/riley/index.php/contact/phonebook

Fort Riley Installation Resources:   

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Kansas Works
Available by appointment
674 Warrior Road
Fort Riley, Kansas 66442
785.240.7025,    785.240.3971,   785.762.8870
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Provides Transitioning Soldiers with: Job Seeker Services, Employee Recruitment Services and Training Services.
Provides Tools for your next Career:  Job Search Guidances, Veteran Services, Resume Writing, Interviewing Skills, Assessment Tools,
Training Programs Provides Workshops: Federal Resume Class, Understanding Linkedin, Job Fair Preparation, Wage Negotiations, Resume/Cover Letter Workshop and Mock Interviews.

Manhattan Vet Center
205 S. 4th Street, Suite B
Manhattan, Kansas 66502
800.574.8387 ext. 54920
785.350.4920
785.350.4939 (fax)
https://www.vetcenter.va.gov 

Kansas VA System of CARE
Kansas City Medical Center            800.525.1483
Kansas City Vet Center                   816.753.1866
Leavenworth Medical Center          800.952.8387
Topeka Medical Center                   800.574.8387
Wichita Medical Center                   888.878.6881
Wichita Regional (Benefits) Office  800.827.1000
Wichita Vet Center                          888.878.6881 ext. 41080
Vet Center Combat Call Center      877.927.8387 (877.WAR.VETS)

Operation Warfighter
Provides opportunites for wounded, ill, and injured Service members to transition military skills into civlian occupational success. If you are an active duty recovering service member looking for an internship opportunity then Operation Warfighter (OWF) can hel you find an internship while on active duty. Discover your internship opportunities by contacting your regional OWF coordinator today at (719) 524-0540 by sending an email to OWF@mail.mil. Your Kansas OWF coordinator is located at 1441 Titus Blvd., Bldg. 7492, Fort Carson, Colorado, 80913. For additional informaton visit: http://warriorcare.mil/ and http://nrd.gov

Military Installation Resources

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United States Reserves

Army: https://www.usar.army.mil 

Navy: https://www.navy.com/who-we-are/about-navy-reserve

Air Force: https://afreserve.com/

Marines: https://www.marforres.marines.mil/

National Guard

Kansas
Army National Guard and Air National Guard: http://kansastag.gov/ng_default.asp 
*Adjutant General's Department

Missouri
Army National Guard and Air National Guard: https://www.facebook.com/Missouri.National.Guard 
*Currently the Missouri web page is down

Nebraska
Army National Guard and Air National Guard: https://ne.ng.mil/

Disclaimer:  These resources do not constitute endorsement by Fort Riley, Kansas or 1st Infantry Division, Unitied States Army, of the content, web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein.  Fort Riley and 1st Infantry Division, United States Army, does not exercise any editiorial control over the information you may find at these locations.  The point of contact for content or for an event to verify information, date, time, location, registration and any fees can be obtained by the links.