Military Family Resources


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SUFFOLK PUBLIC SCHOOLS Welcomes MILITARY FAMILIES

Find additional information on the Suffolk Public School's Military Family Resources page, including what you need to do to prepare for your relocation and a connection to the Hampton Road's military family liaison program.

Welcome to John Yeates Middle School

John Yeates Middle School is proud to provide resources to assist our military families. As a middle school, we understand that the military youth go through unique circumstances and we want every military family to know we are here to help. 

This webpage is designed to provide you with easy access to helpful resources for our military families. Below you will find local, state and national resources specific to our military students and families. These services span from:
*Mental health counseling
*Family counseling
*Parent workshops
*Housing Issues
*Therapeutic family retreats
*Transitional resources and many more


-Calveta Odom (Military and Family Life Counselor, available at the school):  cdodom9@magellanhealth.com / (757) 359-0894

-Terrilyn Williams (School Liaison Officer for Suffolk Public Schools military families): terrilyn.williams@navy.mil / (757) 396-7947

-Brian Preston (Military and Veteran Family Services Coordinator for Western Tidewater Community Services Board): bpreston@wtcsb.org / (757) 268-5002

-Daphne Eaton (Veteran Resource Specialist): daphne.eaton@dvs.virginia.gov / (757) 942-1095 Ext. 1201



-Suffolk Public Schools Military Resources:   https://www.spsk12.net/families/military-family-resources
-Military One Source: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/
-National Military Family Association: http://www.militaryfamily.org/
-Military Child Education Coalition: https://www.militarychild.org/


For more details or questions about specific needs, please contact the guidance department at 757-923-4105.
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