Army Community Services
ACS will assist commanders in maintaining readiness of individuals, Families, and communities within America's Army by developing, coordinating, and delivering services which promote self-reliance, resiliency, and stability during war and peace.
Army Community Service is located in Building T-1103 on Camp Henry, across from the IMCOM Daegu HQ building.
Army Community Service offers a variety services in the following areas:
Army Community Service also provides:
Soldier and Family readiness
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP – EFMP works with other military agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated medical, educational, and community support for Families with Exceptional Family Members (EFM). Assists families in solving individual and community EFM issues and problems, such as inaccessible facilities and programs. Facilitates support groups to provide information and resources for EFM. The Daegu ACS Resource Library has hundreds of books and tapes for parents of special needs children.
Family Advocacy Program - Provides programs and services to strengthen Army Families.
Parent support (play groups, childbirth orientation, support/education group for pregnant Active-duty soldiers, breastfeeding support);
Lending library with books and tapes on pregnancy, parenting, relationship and other Family related issues;
Crisis intervention and referral
Outreach Services - Targets individuals/families with the greatest need and provides assistance through services or referrals. Annually, conducts a Needs Assessment Survey to monitor and evaluate effectiveness of current programs.
Army Family Team Building - Volunteer instructor and student opportunities to prepare for the challenges of military life. Three levels of classes cover such topics as military terms and acronyms; customs and courtesies; Family expectations; grade and command structure; communication and leadership skills.
Army Family Action Plan (AFAP) – A way for Soldiers and Family Members to let Army leadership know what works, what doesn't - and what they think will fix it.
Financial Readiness - Focuses on improving the Soldier's financial status and ability to be an informed consumer; provides practical assistance on budgeting, checkbook management, debt liquidation, consumer advocacy, and consumer complaint resolution.
Personal Financial Management Training - An 8-hour course provides tools necessary to handle money wisely and to make informed purchasing decisions. This course, mandatory for E-4's and below at first permanent duty station, is offered monthly.
Army Emergency Relief (AER) - Provides emergency assistance to military personnel and their Family when a valid emergency exists. DA Form 1103 is required.
Deployment, Mobilization Stability and Support Operations - prepares and equips Families with useful training and emergency procedures to follow in cases of crisis. ACS has Operation READY Training Modules and is available to train Family Readiness Groups, Rear Detachment Commanders and others upon request.
Employment Readiness Program (ERP) - Assists eligible family members who are currently in the market for a job, just arriving in country or in the process of leaving. ERP provides accurate, timely information and other support services necessary to minimize employment problems associated with moves. Offers up-to-date job listings, Resumix and resume writing assistance. Provides job applications for different on-post agencies. Twice yearly Spouse Employment and Education Seminar provide spouses with the information necessary to find employment.
Army Volunteer Corps - Links volunteers with programs and community agencies that offer volunteer positions. Volunteering provides opportunities to experience new career fields, gain additional training and become involved in meaningful work experiences.
Eligibility - All branches of the Armed Forces, DoD Civilians, Retirees and their Family members.For more information please contact our Information and Referral desk at 768-7112.