Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLC)
The Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLC) physical location is on Fort Stewart in Bldg. 620 between 6th St. and Wilson Ave., next to the Garrison Commander's Office. However, there are specific phone numbers for service members desiring counseling at Hunter Army Airfield.
The ongoing war on terror and the subsequent increase of deployments have heightened the stress placed on military Families. They struggle with issues such as single parenting resulting from deployment, childcare, financial stability, fluctuating family income and frequent relocations. In response, the Department of Defense (DoD) established the Military & Family Life Consultant, or MFLC, Program to provide non-medical, short term, situational, problem solving counseling services.
MFLCs are intended to serve all Services and Guard/Reserve components.
The MFLC Program addresses issues that occur across the military lifestyle and helps service members and their families cope with normal reactions to the stress resulting from deployments, war, and reintegration.
MFLCs are available to help service members, spouses, Family Members, children and staff address:
Marriage and relationship issues
Parenting/sibling & family issues
Stress and anxiety
Grief and loss
Daily life issues
Consultations and trainings are free and anonymous.
No records are kept.
HELPING YOU IS THE PRIORITY
After-hours and weekend appointments are available and group or off-site meetings can be arranged.
SCHEDULING AN APPOINTMENT IS EASY
For more information, or to access the MFLC services, please call.