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7 Unexpected MilLife Hacks: Save Time with Military OneSource4 minute read • Sept. 2, 2020
Did you know that Military OneSource can support you with your everyday questions? Consultants are available anytime, ready to help you get the answers you need. With deployments, PCS moves and the general busyness of military life, save time and lean on a Military OneSource consultant who can search for the help and information you need.
From adoption to ziplines: Let Military OneSource do the research for you
Free access to the research power of Military OneSource consultants working on your behalf is one of the many benefits available to you. Whether you’re looking for recreational activities near your new installation or considering adoption, we can do the homework for you.
Here are 7 unexpected MilLife hacks from Military OneSource:PCS moves
When you’re called to relocate to a different part of the country — or the world — Military OneSource can help you pick the best neighborhood for your family. A consultant will dig into the demographics of your new community and give you statistics on schools, crime, cost of living and more.Child care
Whether you have a newborn, toddler, preschooler or school-age kid, Military OneSource will work closely with you to find caregivers you can trust. Let us research accredited child care providers, including nannies, home day care, child care facilities and after-school care. Military OneSource can also provide checklists and articles to help you find the best fit for your child.Education
Military OneSource knows how important it is that your child’s school matches their needs. We can research public school districts and private schools in your area. Military OneSource can also connect you with trusted home-schooling resources. If you’re looking at colleges, a Military OneSource consultant can connect you with resources to help with your search.Summer camp
From athletics to academics to the arts, it seems there’s a summer camp for every interest. But which is best for your child? Military OneSource can investigate camps in your area, including overnight camps, day camps and tour and travel camps for a summer experience your child will love.AdoptionElder care
Caring for an aging parent, grandparent or another older loved one can be challenging when your military duties take you far away. Military OneSource elder care consultants can help you find appropriate care, whether it’s in-home or facility-based. We can also help you research insurance, transportation and programs for your loved one.Pet care
When you deploy or relocate temporarily, Military OneSource can help you arrange a plan for your pet. We can research programs that match volunteer foster homes to service members in need of temporary pet care. If you’re moving and want to bring your animal with you, Military OneSource can search for companies that will transport your pet across the country or overseas. We can also look for grants to help with the cost of moving your pet. And you can trust Military OneSource to provide you with information about importation laws, quarantines and breed restrictions at your overseas location.