Military OneSource Specialty Consultations - Military Life
Need a little help navigating through the adoption process? Want to better understand your wounded warrior benefits? Is it time to explore adult disability care for your parents? Military OneSource provides support from professionally trained consultants by phone on a broad range of issues for service members, their families and survivors. Eligible members can receive an unlimited number of specialty consultations.
Understanding the Basics
Returning From Deployment: Helping Your Family Transition
Armed with the right information and understanding, reuniting with your family after a deployment can go more smoothly for everyone. Educate yourself on what to expect upon reintegration, and be patient with yourself, your spouse and your kids. Don't be afraid to ask for help. Follow these eight tips to ease your adjustment.
Report Shows MyCAA Is Linked With Higher Earnings Among MilSpouses
This report examines characteristics associated with MyCAA Scholarship application and use, scholarship plan completion, spouse employment and earnings, and service continuation of personnel married to MyCAA-eligible spouses
Parenting and Teen Stress
Teens juggle many things: fitting in at school, managing classwork and clubs, the daily tidal wave of hormones, and the ups and downs of high school romances.
Make a Home Accessible With Department of Veterans Affairs Programs
If you're disabled, it is important to feel comfortable at home. Depending on your unique needs, modifications can make a big difference in your accessibility at home.
The Transformative Power of Adaptive Sports Programs
For many years, individuals with disabilities have been using sports as a therapeutic tool to overcome serious injury or illness and as a means of recovery.
How to Communicate With Children From Birth to 5 Years
The way your child communicates will change a lot between birth and the age of five, and children have a language of their own. Knowing what to expect can help you understand and respond to your child in meaningful ways.
Seven Signs You May Need Extra Help Transitioning to Civilian Life – And Where to Get It
Are you separating or retiring from the service in the near future? Are you actively transitioning to civilian life? With so many components of transition, you may feel like you could use some extra help. Maybe you’re looking for support to manage stress or logistics. Or perhaps you just need someone to give you that extra encouragement to set goals to get through your to-do list.
Take Command of Your Well-Being With a Health and Wellness Coach
Losing weight, managing stress, tackling transitions – if you're ready to make some life changes, free consultations with Military OneSource health and wellness coaches can help you set goals and create a plan to reach them.
Elder Care Support Programs
In your role as guardian to an aging loved one, you may have heard about two programs that can reduce healthcare costs and stabilize an aging parent – The Department of Veterans Affairs Aid and Attendance benefit and Medicaid waiver programs.
Understanding the Americans With Disabilities Act
The Americans with Disabilities Act has been protecting disabled people's civil rights for more than 25 years, making sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to be part of everyday American life.
The Road Ahead at Home and Work
As a wounded warrior, you deserve the easiest possible transition from military to civilian life. A severe injury does change the way you live your life, but it does not have to change the course of your career or the quality of your home life.
Military OneSource Adult Disability Care Consultations
When you have an adult family member who needs care, support and resources, Military OneSource adult disability care consultants can help.
Understanding Jealousy, Preserving Trust
How you and your partner deal with jealousy is crucial to maintaining trust and avoiding more serious problems.
Increase Your Skills and Education From Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Learn something new during extra time you have at home because of coronavirus disease 2019. Take advantage of free educational resources for service members and their families.
Strengthen Your Coping Skills With Building Healthy Relationships Resources
The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has upended lives everywhere. Staying home and away from usual support systems can challenge even the strongest relationships.
Meet the Team Behind Military OneSource’s Call Center
As the one source to connect you to your best MilLife, Military OneSource provides both a robust website full of information and a call center with a team of friendly professionals standing ready to assist you with any need you have. We’re here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by telephone and online to help you with everyday life and your biggest milestones.
Considering Military Adoption? Eight Things Service Families Should Know
Adoption is a great way to start or grow your family. The joy a child brings can be priceless.
Building Healthy Relationships
Make your most important relationships even stronger. This new specialty consultation from Military One Source helps you deepen relationships with family, friends and others through an education-based consultation.
Special Needs Consultations
Special needs consultants through Military OneSource can answer your questions and concerns about the care and education of your child or adult family member with special needs.
Military OneSource’s New MilParent Specialty Consultation
If you’re getting ready to welcome a new baby or are currently parenting a young child, you may be ready to lean on your support system. Parenting is an adventure – but it’s not one to be taken alone. New military parents need back-up from their family, friends, unit and the entire military community.