The SFAC is a place where Warriors in Transition and their family members receive assistance through a number of holistic services tailored to their needs. The SFAC’s welcoming atmosphere and friendly staff foster an environment conducive to physical, spiritual and mental healing.
Our mission is to provide exceptional support by being courteous, professional and relevant. The Fort Benning SFAC is widely recognized as the premiere provider of innovative services to WTs and their families in support of the Warrior Transition Battalion.
Our goal is to be available and convenient for WTs and their families. Services requiring less than a full-time presence are available at the SFAC at designated times. Additional services are provided through priority off-site appointments coordinated by the SFAC staff.
The SFAC Social Service Assistance Coordinator works in partnership with installation Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) ensuring the Warrior in Transition (WT) population, their Families, and wounded Retirees are provided substance abuse prevention education, treatment, and/or rehabilitation services as needed. Provides Stress Management services and ensures Suicide Prevention awareness information is available to all customers served by the SFAC. Conducts initial interviews, using a broad range of diverse techniques and methods including, written screenings and evaluations, assesses the nature of clients’ problems; in coordination with clinical personnel, makes referrals to the appropriate treatment, rehabilitative program or agency. Serves as a member of the local alcohol and drug council, providing information on the WT aspects of the ASAP. Conducts Basic Life Skills training classes, which include Stress and Anger management, Effective Communication, and Relationships.
Information and Referral Services
I&R, Follow Up Coordinator establishes and maintains an extensive and current file of information on local public, private and voluntary service agencies and organizations. Incumbent utilizes professional skills to conduct intake evaluations with WTs and their Families who are in need of social services assistance, not readily identifiable with other service areas in the center. Incumbent determines the nature of the presenting problem(s), identifies underlying social and/or psychological factors, which impact on the issue, assesses the impact on the participant’s ability to function in other areas of their life, and explores other social and family issues in order to identify areas of related needs. Finally, the I & R Follow Up Coordinator, provides information to WTs and their family members regarding military and civilian resources available to address a wide range of SFAC participant requests and in addition to the specific subject matter expertise and related services described in the other duties of this job description, serves as initial point of contact for all SFAC programs.
Army Career Alumni Program
Child, Youth, and School Services
Hours & Contact Information
|Address||7919 Marne Road, Bldg 9257|
|Phone||706-544-5702 or 706-544-5703|
|Contact the SFAC director|
|Submit an ICE comment card|