Family Readiness Group (FRG)

Family Readiness Group (FRG) Mission
The primary mission of an FRG is to assist commanders in maintaining readiness for the service members, families and communities by promoting self-sufficiency, resiliency, and stability during peace and war time.

Family Readiness Group (FRG) Purpose
• Empower families to become more knowledgeable and self-reliant
• Welcoming organization (for new or incoming families)
• A self-help, referral organization
• Promote more efficient use of community resources
• A source of social support and group activities
• Help family members develop a positive attitude toward themselves, the unit,
  the deployment and the military
• Unit families dedicated to achieving social and military goals

A Family Readiness Group (FRG) is a fully sanctioned organization comprised of military service family members and friends devoted to enhancing the quality of life for all Guard members, their families, and the communities in which they live.

• Families
• Service Members
• Command
• Community
• Promote Family Readiness

• Identify Family Issues and Concerns

• Establish Line of Communication
• Telephone Tree
• Newsletter
• Training
• Family Socials
• Youth Events
• Community Awareness
• Family Sponsorship
• Recognition

The Family Program Office has established three handbooks as resources to assist units/wings with their respective FRG. The Charter Handbook provides information and instruction on organizing an FRG. The Family Readiness Group Handbook and the Treasurer’s Handbook provide guidelines for fundraising activities and the treasurer’s responsibilities.


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