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Anchored 4 Life

The mission for the Anchored 4 Life program is to provide proven resources and strategies to children so they can become resilient, confident, and resourceful, to create a better world for themselves and others.

  • Blue Angels Elementary's Comfort Crew Club will develop leadership skills, enhance coping skills, build confidence, reinforce team building, and offer support.
  • Character Development Quotes to instill positive messages.
  • Activity Groups will teach strategies to enhance resiliency.
  • Kits and Activity Packets will be provided by our MFLC to keep youth connected and have valuable resources to use during their transitions.
  • Training and ongoing support will be provided to increase and improve transitions for school age youth.
  • A Service Project will be supported to strengthen community ties, increase self confidence, understand competence, and gain self-efficacy.

Resources for Military Families

Escambia County Public Schools proudly supports military students and families. Resources for transition planning, academic planning, exceptional student education services. Please visit the ECPS Military Families page here ( for additional resources and information.

Who are Military & Family Life Counselors and what do they do?

Child and Youth Behavioral (CYB) Military & Family Life Counselors (MFLC) are:

  • Masters or Doctorate level licensed counselors specializing in child and youth behavioral issues
  • Available at no cost to assist children, parents, and staff
  • Available to provide short-term, non-medical counseling

Our on campus Military & Family Life Counselor is available to offer a wide range of support to military families to include, but not limited to:

  • Improving social skills and maintaining friendships
  • Modeling behavioral techniques
  • Adapting to relocation
  • Deployment and separation
  • Reunion adjustment
  • Sibling and parent-child communication
  • Coping with changes in family dynamics
  • Managing anger
  • Building self-esteem, confidence and leadership skills
  • Counseling for fear, grief, and loss
  • Facilitating peer groups
  • Being available to parents and staff to discuss concerns and provide resources

All services are private and confidential with the exception of child abuse, neglect, domestic abuse, and other duty-to-warn situations.

Additional Resources

Contact Information

Military & Family Life Counselor

Office: (850) 457-6356

ext. 504 111

Cell: (850) 417-5539