Family and Service Member Support Program

The California National Guard has 16 Family Assistance Centers (FAC) and 4 Airman and Family Readiness Offices throughout the state which provide a variety of referral based services to Service Members and their families from all military components.


Family Assistance Centers are available to provide emergency assistance and resources when natural disasters strike.


Are you prepared for a natural disaster?  Emergency preparedness simplifies decision making helps reduce fear, stress, and anxiety in the event of a natural disaster.

  • Know your wildfire risk
  • Register for emergency alerts from public safety agencies: text your zip code to 888-777
  • Make an emergency plan
  • Build or restock your emergency preparedness kit, including a flashlight, batteries, cash, and first aid supplies.
  • Familiarize yourself with local emergency plans. Know where to go and how to get there should you need to evacuate.
  • Turn on your TV/radio. You’ll get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.
  • Know where to go. If you are ordered to evacuate, know the route to take and have plan of where you will go. Check-in with your friends and family.
  • Keep your car fueled, in good condition, and stocked with emergency supplies and a change of clothes.


If you are affected (i.e., evacuated or suffered loss of property) by a natural disaster such as wildfires, floods, earthquakes…

  • Notify your command. If you are evacuated, provide a current location
  • Contact the nearest Family Assistance Center for resources and financial assistance
  • Contact your insurance provider is you have been displaced or have damaged/lost property
  • Apply online for FEMA assistance or Apply/check your status by phone at 1-800-621-3362.

California National Guard
Family Programs
9800 Goethe Road, Box 54
Sacramento, California 95827-9101

Service Members and families who need assistance may call the nearest  Family Assistance Center during duty hours or the 24/7 Service Member and Family Assistance Helpline at 1-800-449-9662.


The Airmen and Family Readiness Program Managers (AFRPM) serve as a one-stop information and referral center for all Air Force Active-duty, Guard, Reserves, Retirees and Families.  One of its major functions is ensuring Air Force personnel and their families are connected with the appropriate services. Call your AFRPM for assistance.

The Family Assistance Program serve to assist units as they support the families of members of the California National Guard during peacetime and times of training and deployment.

The Family Readiness Program serve to assist units as they support the families of members of the California National Guard during peacetime and times of training and deployment.  This area provides a variety of informational resources such as newsletters, publications, and tool kits.  Take a look below!   

The Child and Youth Program serves to promote and sustain the qualify of life and resiliency of National Guard Families, providing secure, timely, flexible, high quality support services, and enrichment programs to National Guard Children and Youth.  Select any of the items below to view more.

Army Fee Assistance (Affordable Child Care) Child & Youth Program Frequently Used Resources Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)