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Family Advocacy Program

Today’s Military Families experience various levels of STRESS. The Army’s Family Advocacy Program is available to help families adapt to Military life, promote positive family relationships and reduce incidents of family violence. Keeping Army Families Army Strong, by providing interactive workshops and activities for parents, families and couples.

The Victim Advocate Program provides crisis intervention, support services, information and education to victims of domestic violence or sexual assault. Victim Advocates help clients develop safety plan, obtain protection from abuse orders, provide legal assistance referrals and accompany clients to domestic violence related court hearings.  They are available 24/7 for assistance when you need it most at (785) 307-1373.


Available Workshops

Fort Riley Extension Program is designed to support Families who are struggling with the challenges unique to Military life.  Deployment, isolation, reunions and the everyday demands of parenting can create significant stress on Families, families with children ages 3 and up are welcomed to participate.  We are here to help you cope with those unique challenges by keeping your Family strong. 

Call Army Community Service to sign up for our interactive workshops.


24/7 Dad Workshop (2-Days)                                                                                                                    A fun and interactive workshop to encourage and assist dads in raising healthy, mature and responsible children.

Family Violence Awareness Training                                                                                          Unit based annual training focusing on the dynamics of domestic violence and child abuse. 

Family Strength's Days                                                                                                                Intensive unit-level training focusing on dating, marriage, parenting, and financial readiness.

Relationships 101                                                                                                                                      Unit level training focusing on dating, marriage, and family. 

The Family Extension Program                                                                                                    Voluntary intensive in-home service that asses what supports would be helpful for Families (three and older) and then provides support, education, and role-modeling to enhance Family life. 

Co-Parenting and Divorce                                                                                                                        A two hour workshop that supports divorcing spouses in their quest to become effective co-parents during and after their divorce. 

Love and Logic Parenting                                                                                                              Teaches parents to help their children learn from their mistakes provide proper consequences and offer choices. This class meets three times with two-hour sessions each session. 

Scream Free Parenting                                                                                                          Scream Free helps you focus on yourself, grow yourself up, and calm yourself down. 

Launching Hope: Scream Free Parenting of Teens Workshop                                                This course is designed to assist parents with mentoring their adolescent children into adulthood smoothly. 

Five Love Languages Couples Workshops                                                                                      The 5 Love Languages has helped countless couples identify practical and powerful ways to express love, simply by using the appropriate love language. 

Parenting in a Blended Family                                                                                            Comprehensive education that recognizes the complexities and independent nature of relationships within step Families. 

Scream Free Marriage                                                                                                                    Focuses on developing emotional maturity among spouses who support overall marital growth. 

Safety Education Services
  • Dating Violence Prevention for Teens
  • ID Kits for Youth
  • Supervision of Minors
  • Internet Safety
Annual Community Campaigns
  • April, Child Abuse Prevention Month
  • June, Dads Make a Difference Month
  • October, Domestic Violence Prevention Month