DoD Confidential Help - Military Support & Resources
Sometimes strength means asking for help. Military OneSource connects you – or immediate family members – to that needed help, whether it involves spouse education and career opportunities, matters specific to families with special needs, financial and tax counseling or other important issues. Military OneSource offers a call center and online support to connect you to the program or professional to make sure that you receive the assistance you need.
Meet the team behind Military OneSource’s call center. We are here for you 24/7 online and by telephone. No matter where you serve or live, you always have support. Learn more about who we serve and eligibility requirements or call Military OneSource 800-342-9647 to speak with a consultant. OCONUS/International? Click here for calling options.
Coronavirus Information for the Military Community
The Department of Defense is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State to provide support in dealing with the coronavirus disease outbreak.
Military OneSource Peer-to-Peer Support: Talk to Someone Who Gets It
Military life is full of excitement, accomplishments, demands and challenges. Sometimes, talking to a peer who’s shared many of the same experiences can help you discover new solutions and make the most of your military life.
Military OneSource Live Chat
Technology is on your side when it comes to getting the information you need. Instead of spending hours online researching articles, check out the live chat feature on the Military OneSource website. You type in your question and receive a quick response with the information you need. Live chat makes the existing Military OneSource services even easier to access.
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 and Family Life Counseling Program: What’s New, What’s Stayed the Same
The Military and Family Life Counseling Program can help you stay strong through life’s challenges, including those due to the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic. We will offer telephonic and video sessions in areas where face-to-face support is restricted.
Financial Counseling Services for a Secure Future
Financial security at home helps you be more focused and mission ready. To help you be your best both financially and professionally, Military OneSource offers free financial counseling to service members and their families on issues such as budgeting, money management and debt reduction.
Non-Medical Counseling for Youth Now Available by Video
School closures and the general uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus disease 2019 have affected families everywhere. Children and teenagers who feel isolated from friends and activities may experience a particularly hard time.
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.
The Military and Family Life Counseling Program
Need support for issues like preparing for a move or nurturing a relationship with a deployed spouse? The Military and Family Life Counseling Program assists service members, their families and survivors with flexible non-medical counseling when and where needed.
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.
Child and Youth Behavioral Military and Family Life Counselors
Child and youth behavioral military and family life counselors provide support to military children for a variety of issues, including low self-esteem, behavioral problems and changes at home.
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.
Understanding Confidential Non-medical Counseling Services
You never have to be without support. Military OneSource and military and family life counselors provide free, short-term, confidential non-medical counseling services for a wide range of issues from marital conflicts and stress management to coping with a loss and deployment adjustments.
Connect People to Services Faster with the Community Resource Finder
As a service provider, you’re sometimes asked to help service members and their families find community services. This may mean you have to search for services in other states, or a person may need immediate help. Military OneSource has a tool to make this search easier.
Caregiver Support Resources for You and Your Loved One
When you are the caregiver of a loved one with special needs or a life-changing illness or injury, each day can bring new questions and new situations.
7 Unexpected MilLife Hacks: Save Time with Military OneSource
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.
How to Choose a Counselor or Therapist
The military knows that everyone needs help at times and offers a variety of support options to service members and their families. In addition to the confidential, free non-medical counseling available through Military OneSource, there are other types of counseling and therapy available through other avenues.