VA counselors are available to counsel service members about VA benefits and entitlements. Counselors are in Building 13150 and can be reached at 760-385-0416.
MARINE & FAMILY
13 Area Career Resource Center
Mainside, Building 13150 760-725-4199
Hours: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through
Friday, all services available.
Career assessments and individual career counseling services are available to military spouses and active-duty personnel planning for retirement or separation with more than six months to the end of active service. Other services include resume assistance, individual career planning and job-search assistance.
PERSONAL FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT PROGRAM (PFMP)
PFMP offers proactive financial assistance through one-on-one training group classes and unit training in Building 13150. For more information, call 760-725-6098.
INFORMATION & REFERRAL (I&R) AND RELOCATION ASSISTANCE
I&R and Relocation Assistance provides installation and community information during Welcome Aboard Orientations, Plan My Move Workshops and Unit Sponsorship Coordinator training. I&R and Relocation Assistance is the source of information for on- and off-base services to Marines, Sailors and families. Relocation Assistance supports service members and families. For I&R or Relocation Assistance support, call 760-725-6090/3802/5704 or visit Building 13150.
Family Care programs at Camp Pendleton focus on the needs of families by providing quality programs which support active-duty personnel and family members. For more information, call 760-725-6308 or visit Building 13150.
UNDER STRESS (FOCUS)
The FOCUS Project provides family resiliency training for active-duty military service members and their families facing the challenges of a family member’s deployment. Visit the FOCUS office at Building 202860 or call 760-859-6079 for more information.
MEMBER PROGRAM (EFMP)
An exceptional family member is one with a physical, emotional, developmental or learning disability requiring specialty medical care or special education services. The program is a planning tool used to monitor assignments for service members with an exceptional family member to preclude sending a service member and families on orders to a duty station where adequate treatment and care is not available for the family members. Call for an appointment to meet with the EFMP coordinator.
EFMP Mainside Office
Building 13150 760-725-5363
EFMP School of Infantry/
San Onofre Office
Building 520512 760-763-0868
FAMILY CARE — CHILD AND YOUTH PROGRAMS (CYP)
Youth Centers are affiliated with the Boys & Girls Club of America and offer a variety of planned group and individual activities for children between the ages of 10 to 18 (in school). Programs offered include teen leadership opportunities, field trips and camps during school breaks.
Resource & Referral (R&R) has a wealth of information to offer parents. R&R locates and selects out-of-home infant, toddler, preschool and school-age child care services on and off the installations; locates children services, including those with special needs; and maintains a list of qualified full-time, drop-in and evening care providers. Care includes full-day, part-day, hourly and emergency care.
The R&R Office (Room 121) and CYP Administrative Offices are in Building 13150 (on C Street, off 14th Street on Mainside). Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, call 760-725-6308.
Abby Reinke Youth Center
Building 201019 760-763-0649
Deluz Youth Center
Building 14519T 760-725-5608
San Onofre Youth Center
Building 51570 760-277-3167
Stuart Mesa Youth Center
Building 310006 760-725-9717
Building 15061 760-725-5113
Building 120111 760-725-9907
ASYMCA Fisher Children’s Center
Building 160101 760-725-0845
San Onofre CDC
Building 51080 760-725-7311
Building 2052 760-725-8405
Stuart Mesa CDC
Building 310006 760-725-9954
SCHOOL AGE CARE (SAC)
SAC is available for children enrolled in the elementary schools aboard the installation up through 12 years of age. These programs meet the accreditation standards of the National After School Alliance. For more information, contact:
Resource & Referral 760-725-9723
SAC Administrative Offices 760-763-6905
Mary Fay Pendleton SAC
K-7th grade 760-763-6907
North Terrace SAC
K-7th grade 760-763-0649
Santa Margarita SAC
K-6th grade 760-576-6354
San Onofre SAC
K-7th grade 760-277-3167
Stuart Mesa SAC
2nd-7th grade 760-274-3544
San Luis Rey SAC
K-8th grade 760-763-6907
San Luis Part Day Program
Ages 3-5 760-763-6907
DROP-IN AND HOURLY CARE
Drop-in and hourly care is available at ASYMCA Fisher Children’s Center from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Reservations can be made up to one week in advance. Updated immunization cards are required for care. For more information, call ASYMCA Fisher Children’s Center from Monday through Friday at 760-725-0845.
FAMILY CHILD CARE
The FCC offers an alternative to center-based care. Providers are trained, certified and monitored by the FCC. They are qualified to offer child care in their homes aboard the installation. Hours of service and ages of children are established by the FCC provider. Options for care include full day, part day and hourly. FCC also provides employment opportunities for spouses living aboard the installation. Individuals can be trained and certified to become FCC providers. The FCC office is in Building 13150, Room 111, or call 760-725-7631 for more information.
FAMILY READINESS (FR)
FR is in Building 13150. FR provides educational resources and services to foster personal growth and enhance the readiness of Marine Corps families. The mission of FR is to enhance personal and family readiness for the service members aboard Camp Pendleton, and to prepare our families to successfully meet the challenges of the military lifestyle ultimately enhancing mission readiness. For more information or to register for a class, call 760-725-9052. FR programs include:
Chaplain’s Religious Enrichment
Development Operation (CREDO)
CREDO is a premier, preventive, transformational program that builds supportive relationships. In a caring community, participants learn how to relate to themselves, others and God. The many programs offered include the Marriage Enrichment Retreat, the Personal Growth Retreat, Spiritual Growth, Character First, Unit Team Building, Warrior Transition and Care-for-Caregiver. For more information, call 760-725-4954.
Lifestyles Insights, Networking,
Knowledge and Skills (L.I.N.K.S.)
L.I.N.K.S. provides information to all Marines and family members on the resources available and methods for meeting challenges of the military lifestyle. Sessions are available for Marines, spouses, children and teens, and parents and extended family members of Marines. For more information, call 760-725-2335.
Readiness & Deployment Support
Camp Pendleton Readiness & Deployment Support Training offers assistance to units by connecting unit Family Readiness officers (FROs) and commands, assisting with family readiness issues, and delivering pre-, during and post-deployment presentations. For more information, call 760-763-1337.
FR Program Training
FR program training offers services to assist commands in developing effective readiness programs while helping unit families become self-sufficient. FR program trainers offer training for command teams, FROs, command team advisers and FR assistants on the roles and responsibilities in the unit FR Program. For more information, call 760-725-6637.
LifeSkills Training and Education
LifeSkills Training and Education offers various workshops in areas such as parenting, financial management, stress and anger management, and understanding personality differences. For more information on these workshops, call 760-763-7890.
Enhancement Program (PREP)
PREP is a one-day workshop that helps couples communicate and connect more effectively. Participants learn proven techniques such as relationship risk factors, communication danger signs, safety and structure in communication, and when forgiveness is not easy. For more information, call 760-725-9052.