Union Pine's Military Resources and Scholarships for Military Kids page

Military Resources and Scholarships for Military Kids

UPHS now has a Military and Family Life Counselor! To connect with the MFLC, please call 910-366-5537.

Scholarships for Military Kids


-New Parent Support Program (sponsored by Army Community Services)

            October-December 2019 Class Schedule

  • Home Visits Monday through Friday (8am-5pm)
  • 0 to 1 Baby Fun Play Group (10-11:30am Oct 1, Oct 15, Nov 5, Nov 19, Dec 3, Dec 17)
  • 0 to 36 months play group (10-11:30am Oct 28, Nov 25, Dec 9, Dec 17)
  • CPR Solider and Family Readiness Group Center(9am- 1pm Oct 10, Oct 29, Nov 16, Nov 19, Dec 13, Dec 19)


For More Information: Solider Support Center, 3rd Floor



-Make Time for What Matters (sponsored by Army Community Services)

  • Parenting Insight Classes
    • Active Parenting First Five Years
    • Positive Discipline
    • Active Parenting of Teens
    • ScreamFree Parenting
    • Co-Parenting
    • Stewards of Children
  • Life-Skills Classes
    • Anger Management
    • Couples Communication
    • Living With Anger
    • Stress Management


For More Information: Solider Support Center, 3rd Floor



-Child and Family Behavioral Health Services (CAFBHS)

 They provide easily accessible behavioral health counseling for children and adolescents

  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Marriage Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services
  • School Behavioral Health (DoDEA schools)


For more information, call 910-570-3048


-For military families going through deployment, reintegration, injury or loss.

(Family can complete the online request form at https://www.comfortcrew.org/militaryhereos.html)


This will send a comfort kit to the family based off of deployment, reintegration, injury, and loss.


-Throckmorton Library

-Have FREE tutoring resources, as well as ACT and SAT prep for all military connected children




-Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center (North Carolina’s Parent Training & Information Center (PTI)

They assist with:

  • Individual assistance with educational concerns
  • Parents education workshops on a variety of topics
  • Information Packets and referral services
  • Newsletter
  • Lending Library
  • IEP Partners
  • Parent to Parent Support
  • Information and assistance to parent groups


-Financial Readiness Program (FRP)

  • Command Financial Non-Commissioned Officer Course
  • First Time PCS “Money & Moving” Class
  • Personal Financial Management Training (PFMT)
  • First Time Home Buyer
  • Car Buying Strategies
  • Savings & Investment: Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) for Federal Employees
  • Savings & Investment: Blended Retirement System (BRS) for Uniformed Services
  • Commercial Solicitation Briefing
  • Credit Report Review/Repair
  • Budget & Debt Management
  • Counseling and Support Services



Department of Defense website for kids dealing with the challenges of having a loved one deployed

  • Distinct tracks for kids, tweens & teens
  • Resources for educators about deployment & supporting military youth
  • A secure social forum for military youth
  • Information for parents on supporting their children through deployment
  • Inspirational videos from military kids
  • Fun and original games and activities


-Army Emergency Relief

Zero-Interest Loans, Grants & Scholarships

            -For Active Duty and Retired Soldiers and their families

            -For Surviving Spouses and Children

            -For Army Reserve and Army National Guard and Families

Provide: Zero-interest loans and grants for valid needs including basic living expenses, POV repair, emergency travel, PCS, and more

Provide: Educational scholarships for Spouses and Children


American Red Cross (Fort Bragg/Sandhills)

Red Cross SAF Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg (910-907-7124)

  • Volunteer Program Womack Army Medical Center
  • Dental Assistant Program
  • Pet Visitation Program
  • Hospitality Program

Red Cross SAF Office Macomb Street, Fort Bragg (910-396-1231)

  • Outreach program
  • Warrior Transition Outreach Program
  • Veterans Outreach Program
  • Veterans Outreach Program
  • Veteran Affairs Volunteer Services
  • Hero Care Network
  • Green Ramp Program
  • Resiliency Program
  • Financial Assistance (referrals)
  • SAF Preparedness Program
  • Casualty Travel Assistance Program
  • SAF Military Family Outreach Program (MFOP)
  • SAF Resource Specialist
  • Military Veteran Caregiver Network
  • International Humanitarian Law

Red Cross Sandhill’s Office Carol St. Fayetteville (910-867-8151)

  • Disaster Preparedness Training
  • Disaster Action Teams
  • Pillow Case Project
  • Scrubby Bear
  • Health and Safety Courses
  • Bio-Medical/ Blood Services


Volunteer by submitting an online application: www.redcross.org/local/eastern-north-carolina


-USO of North Carolina

-monthly coffee chat

-spouse, family, and warrior reset

-operation EXIT strategy (helps military planning too separate with live after the service)

-Middle School STEAM program


Ricks Place

-Safe Place for connection and reintegration

-Provides fun and games for military and their family

-Visit: rhfnow.org

  • Union Pines High
  • 1981 Union Church Road, Cameron, NC 28326
  • 910-947-5511
  • 910-947-5117
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