Fort Lee MWR - Family & Morale, Welfare & Recreation
Garrison Fort Lee

Army Community Service

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


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.


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.

Army Community Services' Financial Readiness Program is calling for the Fort Lee Community's help. Join us in contributing to the Army Relief Emergency (AER) program. 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.  Every donation helps. Visit and give your contribution today! For more details, call (804) 734-6388.

Financial Readiness FREE Community Classes
Army Community Services’ Financial Readiness Program hosts free classes throughout the month. The next offering of classes will be in September and October.  Join us on September 13, 1 - 3 p.m. as we discuss “Paying for College.” On September 20, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. we will be discussing “Surviving the Holidays - Financially”. On October 11, 1 - 3 p.m., we will discuss "Downsizing Debt" and finally on October 18, 1 - 3 p.m., we will learn more about "Understanding Credit Reports". 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

Anger Management & Stress Management Classes
Army Community Services' Family Advocacy Program hosts FREE monthly Anger Management & Stress Management classes to the Fort Lee community. Anger Management is a one session class that provides attendees with the necessary skills to help evaluate, understand and control their anger. Classes are held 12 - 1 p.m. every first Tuesday of the month. Stress Management is a one session class that helps attendees identify stressors and symptoms of stress, as well as, learn how to select and implement skills to overcome various stressors. Classes are held 12 -1 p.m. every third Tuesday of the month. Participants who complete attendance to a Stress or Anger Management class will receive free admission to one Yoga fitness class held at MacLaughlin Fitness Center. Classes are held in the Family Advocacy Conference Room in Army Community Services. For more details, call (804) 734-6381.

Army Famiily Team Building Program

Social Media & Military Life Lunch
The ACS Army Family Team Building Program is hosting, Social Media & Military Life Lunch, August 22, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. inside the Family Life Center at Memorial Chapel. Several social media topics will be discussed to include; using social media as an effective communication tool, the advantages & disadvantages of social media, and OPSEC & the Uniformed Code of Military Justice standards regarding social media activity. The special guest feature is The Fort Lee Public Affairs Office. Admission & Lunch are FREE. For additional details, call (804) 734-7979.

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