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Soldier and Family Assistance Center - Fort Bliss
The SFAC is a one-stop location with a team of professionals that provide tailored services that are responsive to the needs of wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers assigned to the Warrior Transition Brigade and their Families.
Mission To provide compassionate, coordinated services to Warriors in Transition and their Family Members.
Our efforts are aimed at fostering dignity and independence while assisting the Warrior in their transition either back to duty or to service as a vital member of the community.
Army Career Alumni Program (ACAP)
Our ACAP representative provides the mandatory Pre-separation counseling, assists WTs in completing DD Form 2648/2648-1, and if married, informs WTs and spouses about benefits and services available when separating from the U.S. Army following assignment in the WTU. ACAP also assists in the scheduling of Job Search Training through DOL Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshops, VA Benefits, and DTAP briefings, and provides individual support in employment counseling, job search, skill assessment, resume writing, interviewing, and evaluating/negotiating job offers.
Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2)
The Army Wounded Warrior Program (AW2), a major component of the Warrior Transition Command, supports severely wounded, ill, and injured Soldiers, Veterans, their Families, and Caregivers with the recovery and reintegration process to reach a state of self-sufficiency. AW2 helps Soldiers, Veterans, their Families, and Caregivers navigate processes and procedures that open doors to services, resources, and benefits. These resources build and strengthen abilities to adapt to daily life and empower AW2 Soldiers and Veterans to regain their independence.
The Soldier and Family Assistance Center (SFAC) is a one-stop location built to equip and aid Wounded, Ill, and Injured Soldiers who are assigned or attached to Warrior Transition Units. SFAC services help these Soldiers make life-changing decisions as they transition back to duty or on to civilian life. We strive to deliver tailored, compassionate, and coordinated transitional services designed to promote self-reliance, wellness, and healing during their medical recuperation and transition. The facilities provide a warm, relaxed environment where Soldiers and their Families can gather to foster physical, spiritual, and mental healing.
The SFAC coordinates and refers services like:
- Information and Referral assistance: Provides reception services and general orientation.
- Military Personnel Services: Help coordinate military records and information, as well as identification cards and records management, where available.
- Entitlement and Benefits services: Help with education plans, benefits review, Family member education support, and other career-enhancing information.
- Soldier for Life: A Transition Assistance Program that supports mandatory Transition requirements and services.
- Financial Counseling: Provides credit management, budget development, consumer information and awareness, financial counseling and assistance. It also provides emergency financial assistance in the form of loans or grants and monetary assistance for undergraduate education for dependent children.
- Substance Abuse information and referral for Family members.
- Coordination of Legal and Pastoral Services.
- Help to find lodging resources for Family members.
- Child Care Referral provides registration services for all Child, Youth, and School Services programs including Sports and Family Child Care (FCC) homes.
- Coordination with Army Reserve, National Guard, and State and Local Agencies.
If you’d like more information or need help, contact an SFAC Representative.
Wounded, Ill, and Injured Soldiers and their Families expect and deserve the very best care and leadership from America’s Army.