Programs located at military installations throughout the world that handle inquiries from military personnel, retirees, reservists and their family members, do an assessment of their needs and refer them to sources of help available at the installation or in the local community. The centres may provide relocation assistance, transition assistance, family life programs (e.g., parenting, stress management), individual and family counselling, employment assistance, and financial management services as well as emergency assistance.
Programs of the Canadian Armed Forces that provide information about careers in the military and enlist people who choose to volunteer.
Public or private organizations that provide adjunctive supportive services for military personnel throughout the world which may include information, opportunities for recreation and socialization, entertainment, emergency leave assistance, lost baggage assistance, travel information, visa and passport assistance and rest facilities for individuals in transit.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.