Resources – MCLB Barstow

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MCLB Barstow

Headquarters Battalion
Wake Ave. & Joseph L. Boll Ave., Barstow, CA 92311

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers, visit the Health Center Program at https://findahealthcenter.hrsa.gov/​​
 
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
 

The American Dental Association provides a list of dentists near you on their website https://findadentist.ada.org/

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
To be enrolled in a Barstow area school district, a child must be 5 years old on or before September 1. Check with the school for other requirements.

 

Barstow Unified School District
Silver Valley Unified School District

California Content Standards

 
If your child is preparing to attend college, this information on scholarships may be helpful. 
 

FOR THE SERVICE MEMBER
Current service members can attend college in their off-duty time and have their military branch pay the tuition.

 

Learn about the Military Tuition Assistance Program.

 
Use the Tuition Assistance (TA) DECIDE tool to help you make the best use of your tuition assistance dollars.
​If you were or are in the military, you may be eligible for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits. If you are a spouse or dependent, you may be eligible too.
 
Online course options: edX – Founded by Harvard University and MIT, offers high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.  Whether you are interested in computer science, languages, engineering, psychology, writing, electronics, biology, or marketing.  Enroll today!

FAMILY RESOURCES

When moving to a new location, it is important to know who to call when you have an emergency or you need help. Below are some organizations you will find useful.

 

Child Care Aware
Under the site’s “Child Care 101” tab you’ll find information related to locating quality child care, the types of child care available to you and how to evaluate the child care providers you visit.

 

There’s also a special section for the military child on the website covering topics such as military fee assistance, payments and provider services.

 

Military Children and Teens Resource Guide

 

Child and Family Services (909) 388-0242
The mission of Children and Family Services is to protect endangered children, preserve and strengthen their families, and develop alternative family settings. Services as mandated by law and regulation, will be provided in the least intrusive manner with a family centered focus.

 

Department of Public Health (800) 722-4777
Working in partnership to promote and improve health, wellness, safety and quality of life in San Bernardino County.

 

Barstow Humane Society (760) 252-4800
Serving the health and welfare of animals since 1959.

 

California State Highway Patrol (760) 255-5900
The Barstow Area is the second largest geographical area in the department and is responsible for patrolling the most freeway miles in the State.