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Agencies commonly utilized in counseling

List of agencies and a brief overview of what they can provide.
Activity Description
Adjutant General Provides personnel and administrative services support such as orders, ID cards, retirement assistance, deferments, and in- and out-processing.
American Red Cross Provides communications support between Soldiers and families and assistance during or after emergency or compassionate situations.
Army Community Service Assists military families through their information and referral services, budget and indebtedness counseling, household item loan closet, and information about other military posts.
Army Substance Abuse Program Provides alcohol and drug abuse prevention and control programs.
Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers Serves as a liason between installation agencies and single Soldiers
Army Education Center Provides services for continuing education and individual learning services support
Army Emergency Relief Provides financial assistance and personal budget counseling; coordinates student loans through Army Emergency Relief education loan programs
Career Counselor Explains reenlistment options and provides current information on prerequisites for reenlistment and selective reenlistment bonuses.
Chaplain Provides spiritual and humanitarian counseling to Soldiers and Army Civilians
Claims Section, SJA Handles claims for an against the government, most often those for the loss and damage of household goods.
Legal Assistance Office Provides legal information or assistance on matters of contracts, citizenship, adoption, marital problems, taxes, wills, and powers of attorney.
Community Counseling Center Provides alcohol and drug abuse prevention and control programs for Soldiers.
Community Health Nurse Provides preventive health care services.
Community Mental Health Service Provides assistance and counseling for mental health problems.
Employee Assistance Program Provides health nurse, mental health service, and social work services for Army civilians.
Equal Opportunity Staff Office and Equal Employment Opportunity Office Provides assistance for matters involving discrimination in race, color, national origin, gender, and religion.  Provides information on procedures for initiating complaints and resolving complaints informally.
Family Advocacy Officer Coordinates programs supporting children and families including abuse and neglect investigation, counseling, and educational programs.
Finance and Accounting Office Handles inquiries for pay, allowances and allotments.
Housing Referral Office Provides assistance with housing on and off post.
Inspector General Renders assistance to Soldier and Army Civilians.  Corrects injustices affecting individuals and eliminates conditions determined to be detrimental to the efficiency, economy, morale and reputation of the Army.  Investigates matters involving fraud, waste and abuse.
Social Work Office Provides services dealing with social problems to include crisis intervention, family therapy, marital counseling, and parent or child management assistance.