Military Resources for Veterans and Their Families
Raymond Elementary is a proud supporter of our Armed Forces. In an effort to better serve our staff and students who are part of the military family, we are providing several links to programs and services designed to assist those veterns and their families in several different aspects of work, school, family and homelife.
Military Connected Student / Staff Identification
If you are a new (or old) military family to our school and have yet to be identified for this program, please contact the Raymond office at 937-578-7200. The student's teachers will be notified and you will join our mailing list for future communication to Raymond's Military familes.
Military Family Resources
Family and Youth Events
for the most up to date list of many events for military families and youth.
Children with Special Needs
Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
Issues extensive guidance for military families with children who have special needs and who are receiving, or are eligible to receive, a free appropriate public education either domestically or overseas.
The Branch is funded to build the capacity of Parent Centers nationwide to provide effective services to military parents of children with disabilities and youth with disabilities in military familes.
Ohio Parent Training and Information Center
To connect parents of children with disabilities with resources, information and connections.
Other Helpful Resources
That State of Ohio's Dept of Education website with several different resources for military families.
Resources and platforms to meet and relate to other service members and families who understand the challenges and experiences of military life.
The Compact addresses key educational transition issues encountered by military families including enrollment, placement, attendance, eligibility and graduation.
Supports the youth of military families throughout the deployment cycle. Provides a one time per child, up to $500, grant for sports, fine arts, camps and tutoring programs.
Some of the many services offered through the local Veterans office is financial assistance, transportation and claim submittal to the federal Department of Veteran Affairs.
Offers help with parenting and child care, education, relocation, financial and legal concerns along with everyday issues.
Provides education and information regarding rights, benefits and services for military families.
Provides fact sheets on timely health topics relevant to military life developed by military health experts at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.
Helps military children cope with being Coalition from school to school around the world.
Child Care Aware of America partners with the United States Military and Department of Defense to serve and support their families through the Child Care Fee Assistance Programs.
Tutor.com is an online, live, one-to-one tutoring service for homework help for FREE
Free on-line test preparation course that will provide help with taking standardized tests and improve Math and English skills.
Online community where kids, tweens and teens can de-stress and connect with other military kids their age.
Support for parents of military children in Union County and surrounding areas