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Military Family Life Counselors

COVID-19 Update to Service Delivery

Military & Family Life Counselor (MFLC) services are expanding to provide continuity of care to our community as we continue to navigate the worldwide impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. MFLCs will provide temporary telehealth services where face-to-face support is restricted and/or unavailable.

Support for Adults:
- Telephonic and video non-medical counseling

If you wish to speak to an MFLC other than your identified MFLC, please call 719-526-4590 for assistance.

To speak to a CYB MFLC, please call Parent Central at 719-526-1101.

UNITS/SFRG's:  Click here for the current MFLC Library of educational class and briefing topics that can be presented to your group. 

Commanders please contact the ACS-MFLC POC if you need additional MFLC support for an event or activity.

 

MFLC Information & Points of Contact

Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC) provide non-medical short term, situational problem-solving counseling to Service Members and their Families.  Services can be provided on or off the installation and can be for individuals, couples, families and groups.  They provide counseling in the following areas:

Life Skills Military Lifestyle
  • Anger Management
  • Deployment Stress
  • Communication
  • Coping Skills
  • Relationship Issues
  • Relocation Adjustment
  • Productivity at Work
  • Sadness, grief and loss
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Homesickness
  • Parenting
  • Separation
  • Decision-making skills
  • Building Resiliency

 

  • Reintegration: warrior to citizen

Embedded MFLCs currently on-board at Fort Carson are as follows  (please note, we will continue to update this list as more counselors are on-boarded):

 

Child & Youth MFLC Information & Points of Contact

School & Youth Military Family Life Counselors provide broad-ranging support to military children and youth, and to the Family members and other adults who support them.  They are available at no cost to assist children and youth, parents, Family members and staff.  Issues addressed by School & Youth MFLCs can be done in group sessions, educational presentations and individual meetings.  After-hours and weekend appointments are available. Topics include:

  • School Adjustment
  • Deployment and Separation
  • Reunion adjustment
  • Sibling and parent-child communication
  • Behavioral concerns
  • Fear, grief and loss
  • Daily life issues

Contact a School & Youth MFLC from the list below:

School Phone #
  • Abrams Elementary
  • Carson Middle
  • Eagleside Elementary
  • Fountain Middle
  • Fountain/Fort Carson High School
  • Jordahl Elementary
  • King Elementary
  • Mesa Elementary
  • Mesa Ridge High School
  • Mountainside Elementary
  • Otero Elementary
  • Patriot Elementary
  • Soaring Eagles Elementary
  • Webster Elementary
  • Weikel Elementary

 

Additional Options for Counseling in the community, should an MFLC not be available:

  • Non-medical counseling through Military OneSource can be provided face-to-face in the community, via telephone, video, and online for Soldiers and their Family Members.  To reach Military One Source to set-up an appointment call +1(800)342-9647 or http://www.militaryonesource.mil.
  • Emergencies: call 911 or go to the emergency room. 
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