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State Resources for Military Personnel and their Families

Army Community Services (ACS) 

Picatinny Arsenal ACS 
Building 3225
Picatinny Arsenal, NJ 07806
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 4:30pm 
Phone: 973-724-7247

Picatinny Arsenal ACS's mission is to provide comprehensive services that support Soldiers, Department of the Army Civilians, and Families regardless of geographical location. Learn more about the services offered.

Fort Dix ACS Center & Family Assistance Center
5644B Doughboy Loop
Fort Dix, NJ 08640
Phone: 609-562-6554
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:45am - 4:30pm

ACS support at the Soldier and Family Support station at the SRP site includes individual readiness assessment, Family Care Plan review and assistance, information and follow-up, individual information mailing to next of kin. Learn more about the services offered.

NJ Family Assistance Centers

Family Assistance Centers help military families. These centers can assist with Identification Cards, TRICARE, and dental issues, and also provide emergency referral and assistance with financial and legal issues. Each Family Assistance Center is trained to help families get the support and information they need, as quickly as possible, while lending a sympathetic ear to those in need of one. 

Access a complete list of Family Assistance Centers in NJ. 

Meet the Family Programs staff.

NJ Department of Military & Veteran Affairs

The NJ Department of Military & Veteran Affairs provides resources for veterans within New Jersey. The website highlights current resources as well as quick links to resources and benefits.

Benefit Hotline: 888-865-8387
Read  A Resource Guide for New Jersey’s Military, Veterans and Families.

NJ Vet2Vet

NJ Vet2Vet is a 24/7 helpline that features peer counseling, clinical assessments, and assistance to family members. The helpline provides New Jersey veterans and their families with access to a comprehensive support network of mental health professionals who specialize in issues specific to veterans returning to civilian life. Visit their website or call the hotline at 866-838-7654. 

Financial Education

Hands of Banking provides unique financial education for military members and their families.  This includes military home buying, retirement, and more.

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