National Guard Family Program

National Guard families experience challenges that most families don’t. The National Guard Family Program supports families in every phase of guard life – from planning for deployment to coming home – and helps you be ready for whatever lies ahead.

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Benefits for Members of the National Guard and Reserves

Through programs like Military OneSource, the Department of Defense offers resources, services and tools to help individuals and families navigate civilian and military life. These benefits are designed to be accessible to those who don’t live near an installation. Learn what’s available so you don’t miss out.

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The National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program

The NGYCP is a voluntary 5½-month residential program followed by a year-long mentorship. Its goal is to get teenagers on track toward graduating from high school and on to a promising future.

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A Benefits Guide for National Guard and Family Members

This guide provides a valuable resource to service and family members who may have questions about their entitlements and benefits or simply need to know who to contact for assistance.

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National Guard Family Program Lookup

National Guard family members can look up their local NGB-FP for access to referral-based services, such as ID cards, medical benefits and more.

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About the National Guard Family Program

The National Guard Family Program exists for the sole purpose of supporting and educating families along the path of their National Guard life. In addition to our national office in Washington, D.C., we have an incredible team of staff members and volunteers in each of the 54 states and territories.

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Installation Program Directory

Find programs and services at your local installation.