©2018 by Chisago Lakes Beyond The Yellow Ribbon.

Minnesota Military-Family Assistance Centers

Resources a FAC will provide:

  • Primarily an information source

  • TRICARE assistance

  • DEERS information

  • Point of contact for legal and pay issues

  • Financial counseling/training

  • Point of contact for community support

  • Emergency assistance coordination

  • Site for family communication

  • Support/mentor family readiness groups

Military OneSource

Military OneSource provides confidential help to warrior guardians, military families, and the entire global military community - to help you live your best MilLife.


Categories of assistance:

  • Military life cycle

  • Family & relationships

  • Moving & housing

  • Financial & legal

  • Education & employment

  • Health & wellness

  • Recreation, travel & shopping

  • Service providers & leaders

Canvas Health

Canvas Health is dedicated to offering hope and help to children, adolescents, adults, the elderly, and families who struggle with aging, transportation, chemical and mental health, and domestic and sexual abuse.

Military Kids Education Resources

Find an abundance of educational resources for military children and families thru the following programs:

  • Military Child Education Coalition

  • Military Families Learning Network

  • 4-H Military Partnership


  • Military OneSource

  • K-12 Military Kids Toolkit

Chisago County Veteran's Services

Veterans services are provided thru Chisago County Health & Human Services on the main floor of the Government Center. They provide guidance and assistance to veterans, their spouse/survivors, and dependants

Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs

Benefits & Resources:

  • Education

  • Employment

  • Health & disability

  • Homelessness & prevention

  • Assistance & families

  • State & federal resources