News Guard Families Can Use
Compiled by the Guardlife Staff
Family Readiness Grant Program
From the New Jersey State Family Readiness Council
Family Grants are available to New Jersey Guard members who have been
mobilized longer than 90¬days within a one-year period, and their
families must be experiencing financial hardship.
Business grants are available to New Jersey Guard members who have been
mobilized longer than 90-days also within a one-year period and were
self-employed business owners at the time of being mobilized.
The State Council has supported family activities, welcome home events
and has awarded grants in excess of $200,000.
For more information on grant criteria or to apply for a grant contact
a Family Assistance Center or the Family Readiness Group nearest you
(see boxed list below).
Military Family Day at Six Flags
Bring the family to Family Appreciation Day at Six Flags, Great Adventure,
Jackson, on Aug. 27.
Discounted tickets cost $20 per person, children under three are free.
Parking will cost $15 per car. This offer is available to all New Jersey
National Guard Soldiers and Airmen.
Tickets include all the rides and the safari. Tickets can be purchased
at JFHQ, Family Program’s Office or at any Family Assistance Center.
For further information, please contact the Family Program Office at