Supporting Military Kids

At Cohen Veterans Network we’re proud to serve military children, adolescents, and teens, providing high-quality, accessible mental health services. On this page you will find resources, information, and opportunities to help support #MightyMilitaryKids as we honor their service and sacrifice.  

Ask Us Anything

This Month of the Military Child, CVN is partnering with the National Military Family Association and Bloom Military Teens to invite military teens and parents to ask us ANYTHING! From tips to connect with your teen, best ways to manage transitions, or how to ask for mental health help – therapists from Cohen Veterans Network and military teens from Bloom will be answering your questions! Submit your question anonymously below and follow Cohen Veterans Network on Instagram and Facebook to see your questions answered!

Military Child Resources

Tips for Building Connection with Your Teen

How to Foster Resilience in Children

Purple Up!

Activity Sheets

Our Care

Cohen Veterans Network provides mental health care to military families, children, and teens. To learn more about our services visit Our Care page!

You’re invited!

We host free, family-friendly events open to all military families. Follow this page for information on new virtual events and events in your area coming in 2024!

April 8th through 25th

Oceanside, CA

Month-long Month of the Military Child Events including Field Trips, Arts & Crafts, Anti-Bullying Workshop and More

Register Here!

April 13th

11:00AM – 1:00PM

Torrance, CA

Military Kid Superheroes Fun Day

Register Here!

April 5th through 26th

Lakewood, WA

Month of the Military Child Event Series

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April 16th through 18th

San Diego, CA

Week-long Month of the Military Child Events including Military Family Enrichment Workshop, Furry Friends Story Time, plus Teen Pizza & Game Night!

Register Here!

April 20th

11:00AM – 2:00PM

Clarksville, TN

2nd Annual Month of the Military Child Cohen Clinic Carnival

Register Here!

April 27th

1:00PM – 4:00PM

Addison, TX

2nd Annual Month of the Military Child Children’s Gala

Register Here!

Additional Resources

Blue Star Families strengthens military families by connecting them with their neighbors – individuals and organizations – to create vibrant communities of mutual support. BSF has programs and activities for military kids like their Blue Star Books and Blue Star Parks initiatives! 

Military Kids Connect is a website designed to help military kids face challenges of deployment through interactive activities and peer stories. 

Tuesday’s Children has an innovative platform of programs specially designed to equip surviving children, widows and families impacted by the tragic events of Tuesday, September 11, 2001, with both real world and career advancement skills. 

Camp Corral‘s mission is to transform the lives of children of wounded, ill, and fallen military heroes by providing camp, advocacy, and enrichment programs. 

Our Military Kids funds sports, arts & other enrichment activities for military children when parents are deployed overseas w/ the National Guard/Reserve or recovering from severe injuries sustained in post-9/11 overseas mission. 

Sesame Street for Military Families supports our military families with young children ages 2-8 through all the milestones of their lives. The initiative aims to address the ongoing needs of military children related to their experiences and transitions. Find coloring pages, educational videos, and activities to do with your military child.  

Military Child Education Coalition supports all military-connected children by educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve education challenges associated with the military lifestyle. MCEC offers webinars, podcasts, and more resources. 

Partners in Promise protects the rights of military children in Special Education through educating and advising military family members, military service organizations, Department of Defense and public officials. PIP has educational tools and resources to help military children with special needs stay on track. 

Zero To Three has developed tools for parents to use as they navigate the many transitions that are a part of military-connected life.