Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 4

Pennsylvania National Guard

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General Information
Description of ServiceProvides local support to service and family members. Provides information, resources, and referral services to service members and their families that arise as a result of military service.

Joint Family Support Assistance Programs provide or coordinate the delivery of high-quality family readiness services to active duty, Guard, and Reserve members and their families, targeting those who are geographically dispersed from a military installation.

Programs include:
  • Personal Financial Counselor - Provides direct financial readiness education and counseling services to eligible Service members and their Families. (202) 604-3592 or,
  • Military One Source - Provides information and referral services, as well as promote a sense of military community among the geographically dispersed service and family members.717.461.0429,
  • American Red Cross - Access to financial assistance, emergency communication services, support to military Families. 1.800.733.2767,
  • Penn State Extension Military Youth Program - Supports the children and youth of the National Guard, Reserves and Active Duty. 814.865.2264,
  • American Legion Temporary Financial Assistance,
  • Armed Forces Foundation,
  • EANGUS We Care For America Grant,
  • Operation Home front,
  • USA Cares,
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Geographical AreaBucks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, Schuylkill
Intake ProcedureContact your Family Assistance Center Coordinator listed.
Intake RequirementsFinancial documentation, military ID, issue relation materials.
Client Information
Target PopulationMilitary/Veterans
EligibilityActive duty Guard and Reserve members and their families who are residents of Pennsylvania.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Bob Mealand
Contact's Position Family Assistance Center Coordinator
Contact's Phone 610-871-2246
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 1501 West Allen Street
Physical Site Address 2 Allentown Armory
Physical Site City, State, Zip Allentown, PA 18102
Hotline Phone Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 (Press 1) or text Get Help NOW to 838255
Other Phone 717-861-2650
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania National Guard
This Service: Pennsylvania National Guard - Family Assistance - Region 4
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Families of Active Military Personnel (YJ-2050.2030)
Family Counseling (RF-2000)
Government Information Lines (TJ-3200.2500)
Mental Health Support Services (RR)
Military Family Service/Support Centers (TM-5100)
Military Reserves (YN-5000)
National Guard (TM-5175.5800)
National Guard Personnel (YN-0500.6000)
Social Services for Military Personnel (TM-8200)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)