Resources – MCAS Cherry Point

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MCAS Cherry Point

12th Dental Company, 2D LAAD BN, 2DMAW, 2DMAW BAND, CLC-21, CNATT MARUNIT, Fleet Readiness Center East, H&HS, MACG-28, MACS-2, MAG-14, MALS-14, MASS-1, MTACS-28, MTACS-28 BOGUE FIELD, MWCS-28, MWHS-2, MWSS-271, MWSS-271 BOGUE FIELD, MWSS-274, Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point, VMA-223, VMA-231, VMA-542, VMAT-203, VMGR-252, VMU-2
100 Roosevelt Boulevard, MCAS Cherry Point, NC 28533

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 Havelock area school, a child must be 5 years old on or before August 31 of the current school year to attend kindergarten. In accordance with state law, gifted children who are age 4 by April 16 also will be considered for admission.

 

Arthur W. Edwards
Havelock Middle School
Graham A. Barden Elementary
Craven County Schools
GreatSchools.org

 
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

 

Craven County Health Department (252) 636-6600
It is the mission of the Craven County Health Department to build upon the history of public health while responding to the dynamics of the growth of our county and the changing priorities of the health system.

 

Child and Family Services (252) 633-2357
The mission of the Craven County Department of Social Services is to provide services to enhance the quality of life of the county’s most vulnerable citizens.

 

Carteret County Humane Society (252) 247-7744
To protect, shelter and promote the adoption of homeless animals; to provide education about responsible pet ownership and to reduce pet overpopulation through spay/neuter programs.

 

North Carolina State Highway Patrol (919) 733-7952