Fort Drum and CCE partner to provide resources for Soldiers and Family Members, Reservists, Retirees, and Department of Defense (DoD) Civilians. The many programs offered are designed to enhance and directly deal with the quality of life issues and needs. We invite you to visit and utilize the many services and opportunities provided to help families handle many situations ranging from deployment to having a baby to preparing and staying within a budget and so much more! These programs are available to offer support, a friendly face, and a plethora of resources that you might be seeking.
Army Emergency Relief is the Army's own emergency financial assistance organization and is dedicated to "Helping the Army Take Care of its Own." AER financial assistance is given to eligible recipients in the form of an interest-free loan, grant, or combination of the two. Loans are repaid by an allotment. For more information, visit the Army Emergency Relief Facebook page.
Financial Readiness Program is offered to help Soldiers and their Families develop and maintain a realistic family budget, reduce debts, improve their credit, plan for the future through savings and investment, and resolve consumer complaints. The program offers regularly scheduled classes on budgeting, checkbook management, and financial management, or ask to set up an individual session for anything financial. Classes are also offered for units in all areas of financial planning. For more information visit our Financial Readiness Facebook page.
The Family Advocacy Program offers a variety of services that help Soldiers and Families gain life skills and build healthy relationships. The program was developed to educate about and prevent Family violence by providing education on parenting, relationship enhancement, communication, and life skills. For more information visit the Family Advocacy Facebook page.
Last updated January 13, 2021