Increased Support to Military Families

Entering the military is not just a job, it is a way of life. When Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members medically-release from the military, they and their families both have to adjust to a new way of life. This transition can be overwhelming has lead to increased support to military families at all 32 Military Family Resource Centers (MFRCs) across Canada. First, as of April 1, 2018, medically-releasing CAF members, Veterans and their families can now access the transition programs, referral services, and intervention supports at all MFRCs for as…

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New deployment app launched

By Peter Mallett A new mobile software application designed to assist military members and their families with deployments has been launched. Developed by the Military Family Resource Centre (MFRC) in Esquimalt, B.C., the “MFRC Deployment” app is free to use and downloadable from the App Store or Google Play. The software is specifically designed for use with mobile phones and tablets, and is Android and iOS (Apple) compatible, but will not work with BlackBerry phones. Sandra Pinard, MFRC Deployment Coordinator, says the new software is an effort to reach out…

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