Resources – Whiting Field

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Naval Air Station Whiting Field

One of the Navy’s two primary pilot training bases
Home to Training Air Wing Five (TRAWING 5)
7550 USS Essex St, Milton, FL 32570

HEALTH CARE

TRICARE Information and news
 
For a full list of community health centers in Florida, visit the Florida Association of Community Health Centers website at https://www.fachc.org
 
Check the US News Health directory online at https://health.usnews.com/doctors/search to find the best doctor for your family.
 
The Florida Board of Dental Examiners website, https://floridasdentistry.gov is a usefull place to start finding a dentist with its roster lists. 

EDUCATION

FOR THE CHILDREN
To be enrolled in an Florida school, a child must be at least 5 years old by September 1st of the school year. The compulsory school age in Florida is age 6. Early entry rules and age exemptions to attend kindergarten are not specified in Florida statute. 
 
CPLAMS is an online toolbox of information, vetted resources, and interactive tools that helps educators effectively implement teaching standards. It is the State of Florida’s official source for standards information and course description. 
 
For Educational resources for learning and the core standards in Florida, go towww.floridastudents.org
 
For attendance and enrollment information, go to https://www.fldoe.org/how-do-i/attendance-enrollment.stml 
 
 
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.
 
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. https://www.jaxhumane.org/ 
 

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.
 
Helps families live safe, healthy and successful lives. It fulfills this mission by providing children, youth, families and adults care, services and treatment to thrive in their homes and communities.
 
Strives to create communities where children grow up safe from abuse, neglect and dependency, where adults are protected from domestic violence and where parents can be strengthened in their capacity to keep their family safe. 
 
Handles pet adoptions, pet licensing, lost and found animals, and more. 
 
 
Highway Patrol 850-617-3000