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Berlin High School Military Family Resources

Staff point of contact:  Vicki Howell, phone number 740-657-5932 or email Vicki Howell

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Ohio Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program

Ohio National Guard program.   Any branch or service component welcome.  Features a calendar of events – not updated for 2019.  Ohio Family Readiness and Warrior Support Program website

Military One-source 

Central hub and go-to place for the military community.  Phone # 1-800-342-9647 Military One-Source Website

Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission (MIC3)

Addresses school transition issues -- enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility, graduation -- encountered by military families in a public school system.  Ohio joined the compact in 2009.  Primary Point of Contact: Pete Lupiba can be reached at 614-728-7728 or email Pete Lupiba

  

Ohio Military Kids (OMK)

Delivers recreational, social and educational programs for military youth living in geographically dispersed communities throughout Ohio.  Offered through Ohio 4-H Youth Development, OSU Extension.   Ohio Military Kids Website

Delaware County Veteran Services

 Phone # 740-833-2010 or Delaware County Veteran Services Website.    Provides services to qualified veterans: 

  • Assistance in applying for VA benefits

  • Emergency financial assistance in the form of utility, food and rent payments

  • Information and guidance in obtaining aid from federal, state and local organizations

  • Referrals to other agencies for assistance

  • Assistance with dependent application for benefits upon the death of the veteran

Ohio Department of Education (ODE)

Offers a number of programs to assist military families.  Ohio Department of Education Website

American Red Cross

Emergency communication for military families, financial assistance, referral services, deployment support.  American Red Cross Website

Veteran’s Crisis Line

Phone # 1-800-273-8255 and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 day a year.  

March2Success

Army program.  FREE website provides access to online study materials to help improve scores on standardized tests such as college and military entrance exams.  This includes seven practice tests and 25 decks of flashcards for the SAT and ACT.  Includes information to help students with the college application process as well as specific post-college tests, e.g. MCAT and DAT. March2Success website.  

Our Military Kids

Provides grants to children of deployed and severely injured service members and veterans to pay for sports, fine arts and tutoring programs.  Our Military Kids Website

Ohio Higher Education (for Veterans)

The University System of Ohio offers a number of programs to help veterans, service members and their families achieve college degrees.  Ohio Higher Education Website