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Family Program Office

National Guard Survivor Outreach Services

 

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Mission Statement:
The Survivor Outreach Services program will expand and improve services to Survivors, improve responsiveness, and streamline the assistance process for Families.

Purpose Statement:
Survivor Outreach Services demonstrates the Army’s commitment to Families of the Fallen. Survivor Outreach Services is a holistic and multi-agency approach to delivering services to Survivors by providing services at the garrisons and communities closest to where Families live.

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Coordinators Will:

  • Provide expertise on State and Federal survivor benefits
  • Work closely with the CAO to provide guidance and assistance to the Family in regards to benefits, entitlements and local resources.
  • Arrange for estate and financial advice when requested.
  • Educate the military command, community social services and support agencies of the needs of our military Survivors.
  • Form networks and support groups so Survivors will have peer support readily available.
  • Connect Survivors with appropriate mental health support/counseling as requested.
  • Supply Survivors with resource referrals for:
    • Peer Support
    • Bereavement counseling
    • Emergency financial services
    • Military legal assistance
    • Tricare
    • Educational benefits
    • Obtaining reports
    • Benefits Assistance
    • (DIC, SS, DG, SBP, SGLI, FSGLI)

For Further Information

Please contact the Maine Survivor Outreach Services Coordinator:

Michelle L. Ouellette
Email: michelle.l.ouellette2.ctr@mail.mil
Office: 207.430.5959
Mobile: 207.332.6804

Dorothy Pinkham
Email: dorothy.m.pinkham.ctr@mail.mil
Office: 207.430.5324

Updated 1/28/2016