These two resources are aimed at providing more indepth and specific assistance to military families.
FamilyNavigator.ca connects Canadian Forces families with local resources, tools, and information to support them with their unique circumstances when it comes to:
- Supporting a family member such as a child with special needs, person with a disability, an elderly parent who requires extra support, or a Canadian Forces Member with an operational injury
- Finding childcare
- Dealing with military lifestyle challenge
- Coping with a diagnosis of a health concern
- Finding direction when you're not sure who to call.
If you're a Canadian Forces family who is looking for some tools to support you with the unique challenges that come with military lifestyle, this website provides information and direct links to local supports services and resources.
Military Family Services, a division of Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services, works to ensure that the Canadian military family community is well supported in order for military families to lead positive, nurturing family lives comparable to other Canadian families. This website is a one-stop-shop for financial assistance, education and training and other useful resources that military families can access.
Mission: Ready is a new DND website that provides information about available resources and support programs and can help figure out which of the many programs and services offered by the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces can best meet your needs. Whether you are a soldier, a civilian employee of the Canadian Army, or a member of a military family, this site can help develop a strong foundation for success.