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Family Assistance Centers

Benefit Category: State

Family Assistance Centers (FACs) are operated regionally throughout North Dakota.  They are here to provide support and assistance to Service Members and their Families by offering information about military, federal, state, and local resources.

Their services include:

  • ID Cards and DEERS Enrollment
  • TRICARE Medical and Dental Assistance
  • Financial Information and Referral
  • Mental and Emotional Health Referral
  • Community Information and Referral
  • Legal Referral
  • Emergency Financial Assistance and Referral
  • Local assistance to Family Readiness Groups

Contacts:

Assistance is Available 24 hours a Day by Calling Toll Free: 1-800-242-4940

FAC MAP CLICK HERE

Bismarck

Military Service Center
1850 E Bismarck Expressway (Bismarck Expressway & Airport Rd)
Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm

Becky Eberhardt,  FAC Coordinator, (701) 333-4806 or by  e-mail
Suzanne Richards, FAC Specialist,    (701) 333-4808  or by e-mail
Nikki Frohlich, FAC Specialist, (701) 333-4807 or by email

Fargo

Military Service Center
2219 12th St N. Suite B
Hours 8:00am - 5:00pm

JoAnn Czerwinski, FAC Specialist (701) 451-6090 or by e-mail

Toll Free: 800-460-1407

Grand Forks

NDNG Armory
1501 48th Street South
Hours 9:00am - 5:00pm

Cary Forrester, FAC Specialist, (701) 792-4568 or by e-mail.

Devils Lake

Camp Grafton
Building 5260 Room 105
4417 Highway 20
Devils Lake, ND 58301-8500

Bryce Crosby, FAC Specialist, (701) 665-7896 or by e-mail

Minot

Armed Forces Reserve Center
3420 2nd Street NE
Hours  9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gary Siewert, FAC Specialist, (701) 420-5861 or by e-mail

Valley City

Valley City Armory
747 7th St SE
Nikki Frohlich, FAC Specialist, (701) 333-4807 or by email

News about Family Assistance Centers

Not all our casualties of war served overseas in combat. Some are children who never left our shores. Collateral damage, some might call it. Our Cover Story from Martha Teichner: 

How many of these homecomings have you seen on television since we went to war in Iraq and Afghanistan more than a decade ago? How many children, looking into a returning soldier's eyes for the parent who went away?

Discharge Requests

Most Veteran’s benefits require that applicants provide a copy of their Form DD 214 or discharge record, which is evidence of their veteran status. This is an important document and must be safeguarded. In the State of North Dakota separation documents are considered confidential and privileged NDCC 37-18-11 (13). National Guard members may receive a NGB22 and /or NGB23 upon obtaining 20 years of satisfactory service (20 year letter).