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
- Computer lab is lmited to one customer at a time with a 30 minute limit
Located within the Soldier and Family Assistance Center is Information and Referral, Army Recovery Care Coordination Directorate (ARCCD), Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP), Chaplain, and Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC). 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):
*Computer Lab for training and employment readiness
*Piano to play
*Fire place to relax at during winter months
*Outdoor patio to enjoy fresh air during good weather
Adaptive Reconditioning Program (ARP) Classes
Game of Games
*Please call ahead of time to verify the class is taking place due to COVID-19.
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 room 140. Please call ahead of time to verify the class is taking place.
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
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 seperation is provided, along with Army and VA ratings known)
Financial Services to all Service Members
Major Purchase Planning to include: A home, vehicles, major vacations, and more
Military Pay and Entitlements
Saving and Investment
Retirement Planing to include: Thrift Savings Plan [TSP], Individual Retirement Account [IRA] and 401K
Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP)
Provides Soldiers Recovering/Transitioning assistance with Capston, General Questions, In/Outprocessing and more. Appointments are available and encouraged by calling (785) 239-2278 (SFAC) or (785) 239-8368 (SFL-TAP Main Office, 212 Custer Avenue).
Walk-In hours are:
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday and Thursday: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
SFAC Phone Directory
Army Community Service, SFAC Main Line: (785) 239-8430
Army Community Service, Financial Counselor: (785) 240-7193
Army Community Service, SFAC Information & Referral: (785) 240-7118
Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC): (785) 240-7119
Army Recovery Care Coordination Directorate (ARCCD): (785) 240-7192, (785) 717-5721
Chaplain: (785) 240-7178 or (785) 240-7176
Soldier for Life ~ Transition Assistance Program: (785) 239-8368 or (785) 239.2278
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:
Available by appointment
674 Warrior Road
Fort Riley, Kansas 66442
785.240.7232, 785.240.3971, 785.762.8870
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
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)
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
United States Reserves
Air Force: https://afreserve.com/ ⚠
Army National Guard and Air National Guard: http://kansastag.gov/ng_default.asp
*Adjutant General's Department
Army National Guard and Air National Guard: https://www.facebook.com/Missouri.National.Guard
*Currently the Missouri web page is down
Army National Guard and Air National Guard: https://ne.ng.mil/
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