TAKING CARE OF THEIR FAMILIES WHILE THEY PROTECT OURS
Freedom isn’t free. While we pursue our personal and business goals and objectives, and enjoy the fruits of our labors, thousands of families nationwide and globally are making unimaginable sacrifices on our behalf. It is not just the warriors out on the frontlines, but their spouses, children and extended families who are all making sacrifices in the name of our freedom.
These families and their support is the cornerstone of our mission and the direct services we provide.
Family Resiliency and Services
Resiliency does not just happen. Our community Team Building efforts focus on activities and events that promote connecting NSW Families through-out the year. Our activities include gatherings, outings, and events designed for the spouses, children and families. Contact Us For Support
The Sisterhood program creates opportunities for spouses of NSW to meet regularly to discuss issues of mutual concern. We facilitate these meetings to enhance residency in the family domain. Contact Us For Support
Special Needs Children
Our NSWKids program supports direct educational diagnostic testing, services and tutoring/mentoring and support to the families of active duty SEALs, SWCC and support personnel who have special needs children. To date, over 100 children and their families have received support. The average cost of care per child is $10,000 depending on the diagnosis and needed services. Contact Us For Support
– One in 88 military children are diagnosed with autism
– Military kids ages 11-14 experience a 15% increase in emotional and behavioral problems than the general population (Rand Corp. Study)
– Approximately 18% of military children are in need of counseling
Family Readiness Groups (FRG)
The Family Readiness Groups (FRG) provide an avenue for support and assistance, and a network of communications among the Family members to help create a climate of mutual support within the unit and community. The Foundation provides grants to registered FRGs to enable the execution of their tailored programs. Contact Us For Support
Our quick response financial assistance during times of family emergency is a critical safety net for our NSW Families. Emergencies happen and we are here to assist. Recent examples of where we’ve helped include: spouse respite, emergency home repairs for deployed service members, urgent child care and primary care individual replacement. Contact Us For Support