Fort Lee MWR - Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation
Garrison Fort Lee
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Army Community Service

Army Community Service (ACS) is a human services organization composed of civilian personnel and an unpaid staff of dedicated volunteers.

Objective:

To assist commanders in maintaining readiness of individuals, families and communities within America's Army by developing, coordinating and delivering services which promote self-reliance, resiliency and stability during war and peace.

Eligibility:

All active duty, U.S. Army Reserve and National Guard service members on active duty exceeding 30 days, civilians, retirees and family members are eligible to use the services offered by ACS.

ACS is Accredited by the Department of Defense.

1231 Mahone Avenue, Bldg 9023
Fort Lee, VA 23801
(Across from Burger King)
(804) 734-6388
Fax: (804) 734-6383

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

ACS also has an office located in the Soldier Support Center (SSC)
1401 B Avenue, Bldg 3400, Room 102
Phone: (804) 765-7636

To obtain items from our Lending Closet, call 734-6388/7589 for an appointment.


Upcoming ACS Events/Activities


Financial Readiness Program Classes

Money Management Refresher Course
Army Community Services’ Financial Readiness Program will host a Money Management Refresher Course every first Tuesday of the month, 1 – 4 p.m. in the Soldier Support Center, Room 125. This course provides participants with a practical approach to financial management. Course topics will include money management, budgeting, consumer awareness and much more! This is a FREE program. For more details, call (804) 734-6388.

Money & Moving for Permanent Change of Station (PCS)
Army Community Services’ Financial Readiness Program will host a Money & Moving seminar every first Tuesday of the month, 9 - 11 a.m. in the Soldier Support Center, Room 125. Seminar topics will include financial entitlements and costs associated with planning for an initial permanent change of station move. This is a FREE program and Mandatory for E4 and below. For more details, call (804) 734-6388.

AER Campaign 2016
Army Community Services' Financial Readiness Program is calling for the Fort Lee Community's help. Join us in contributing to the 2016 Army Relief Emergency (AER) Campaign, March 1 - May 15. AER helps provide emergency financial needs for food, rent, funeral expenses, emergency medical expenses and more! Your contributions help Active Duty Soldiers (Single & Married) and their dependents, Retirees (dependents) and Surviving Spouses or orphans of Soldiers who died while on Active Duty or after they retired. Help us reach our community goal this year. Every donation helps. Visit aerhq.org and give your contribution today! For more details, call (804) 734-6388.

Financial Readiness FREE Community Classes
Army Community Services’ Financial Readiness Program will host free classes throughout the month. Join us on May 17, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. as we discuss “Car Buying Strategies.” On May 24, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. we will be discussing “Thrift Savings Plans”. On June 14, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., we will discuss "Retirement Planning" and finally on June 28, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., we will learn more about "Credit Management". Classes are held in the Army Community Services Building (9023). All classes are FREE and open to the Fort Lee Community. For more details, call (804) 734-6388.


Family Advocacy Program

Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness Month
Army Community Services' Family Advocacy Program is hosting a series of activities in April, honoring national Child Abuse Prevention & Awareness month. The Fort Lee community is encouraged to come out and support the Family Advocacy Program and event participants, as they show that community togetherness and social awareness can triumph over some of the most difficult moments in life. Join us 12 - 1 p.m. on April 12 & 26 for a Fitness Bootcamp session at Williams Stadium. Also, there will be a Basketball Tournament on April 29, 9 a.m., at the McLaughlin Fitness Center. For more details, call (804) 734-6381.


Survivor Outreach Services

Butterfly Release
The ACS Survivor Outreach Services observes Memorial Day by honoring and remembering our Fallen in a small ceremony of remembrance. The families of each fallen Service Member are given a butterfly that will be released in memory of their loved one. Please come out to the ACS Memorial Garden to Remember, Respect and Honor our fallen heroes on Thursday, May 26 at 10 a.m. For additional details or to RSVP, call (804) 734-6445.



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