Soldier & Family Readiness Program

The mission statement of the Soldier & Family Program Readiness Team is to provide support and resources to Service Members and their Families regardless of their location, deployment status, branch of service, or duty status (active, reserve, retired). We are here to provide the Eight Essential Services in addition to a multitude of other topics and other necessary resources. Everyone needs a little assistance every once in a while. Don’t let a small issue become a large one when it could have been prevented! Reach out to the Army and Air Family Readiness Program Team to see how they can help you today!

Other Services, Veterans, and Retirees

Please note that all Service Members, no matter what branch, status, or rank, will receive assistance when they call either the Air or Army Family Program teams. Although you might not be eligible for all the programs within the Family Program Office, the teams will help to find community resources to fit your situation.

The Eight Essential Services include but are not limited to the following:

Legal Referral
TRICARE Information
Financial Assistance
Crisis Intervention & Referral
Community Resource & Referral
Emergency Family Assistance Center (EFAC)
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)

Other Essential Services

  • Assists with the execution of the Family Readiness Standard Operating Procedure for all levels of Command
  • Provides orientation, ongoing training, hands-on assistance, and information to subordinate Unit Commanders and Family Readiness Groups on all aspects of Family Readiness, well-being, and deployment cycle support
  • Tracks and maintains Family Readiness records and reporting requirements for all levels of Command - Serves as the liaison between the Brigade, Battalion, and Company Commanders, State Family Program Office, Family Program Specialist (FPS) and Volunteers
  • Provides regulatory guidance regarding Family Readiness
  • Serves as the Subject Matter Expert on Family Readiness while facilitating resources


If you are interested in volunteering for a Soldier Family Readiness group position, please contact your Soldier and Family Readiness Specialist.

Click here for examples of what the Soldier & Family Readiness Specialist can help you with. As subject matter experts, we can provide guidance, information, education, forms, contact numbers, and much more to you. By simply contacting us, you get a wealth of knowledge and expert guidance at your fingertips!

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For more information on Soldier & Family Readiness Specialists or assistance for a Colorado National Guard Member contact: Lisa Cooley, Lead Soldier and Family Readiness Specialist @ (720) 250-1177.

Soldier and Family Readiness Org Chart