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Soldier and Family Readiness Center

Soldier Family Readiness Specialists will be activated as multi-disciplinary humanitarian response to all Military and Family related readiness events. This includes Hurricane/Disaster Preparation, State Active Duty Orders, and Federal Active Duty Orders, Civil Disturbance orders, Medical Support orders or Mobilization/Deployments. An SFRS offers to those affected by these events a resource to receive reliable and accurate information as well as referrals to obtain crisis/grief support, and benefits information.

Emergency Financial Assistance

Soldier and Family Readiness Specialists Centers (SFRS) will be activated as a multi-disciplinary humanitarian response to major events such as natural or man-made disasters, or in preparation for a large deployment. An SFRS offers a place where those affected by an event or mobilization/deployment can receive reliable and accurate information, referrals to obtain crisis or grief support, and benefits information.

SFRS are modular and scalable, incorporating disciplinary cells deemed necessary for support. Soldier and Family Readiness (SFRS) advise and counsel on all matters relating to Family Programs. SFRS are located in One Stop Shops inside the SCARNG Armories throughout the state and manned by contractors and state employees, available to assist families and Service Members in all areas. The SFRS team is available to assist any branch of service.

For those looking for emergency financial assistance, please click on the links below for eligibility information and the request form.

Family Financial Assistance Request Form 
The South Carolina Military Family Care Assistance Standards


Soldier and Family Readiness Contact

State Family Program Director
Mrs. Grace Parsons
Phone: 803.299.1750

Deputy State Family Program Director
Mrs. Amy Gunter 
Phone: 803.299.4205

Soldier and Family Readiness Specialists

Mrs. Audra Harmon
Lead Specialist
Phone: 803.299.1641
Email: audra.d.harmon.nfg@mail.mil 

Mrs. Megan Hall
Columbia Region 

Phone: 803.299.1592
Email: Megan.k.hall12.nfg@mail.mil 

Mrs. Tracy Peterson

Phone: 803.299.5371
Email: tracy.l.peterson6.nfg@mail.mil

Mrs. Angela Thomas
West Columbia Region 2 

Phone: 803.299.5431
Email: angela.s.thomas.nfg@mail.mil 

Mrs. Krista Duran
Charleston Region 1

Phone: 803.299.1679
Email: krista.k.duran.nfg@mail.mil 

Mrs. Cheryl Johnson
West Columbia Region 2

Phone: 803.299.5392
Email: cheryl.g.johnson6.nfg@mail.mil 

Charleston Region 1

Phone: 803.299.1642
Email: Vacant 

Ms. Michelle Sprouse
Spartanburg Region 3

Phone: 803.299.1200
Email: michelle.m.sprouse.nfg@mail.mil 

Ms. Nora Messick
Spartanburg Region 3

Phone: 803.299.1298
Email: nora.l.messick.nfg@mail.mil 

Ms. Rose Lemmons-Berry
Rockhill Region 4 

Phone: 803.299.4925
Email: rosemarie.n.lemmons-berry.nfg@mail.mil 

Mrs. Rochelle Tindal-Sharpe
Orangeburg Region 5

Phone: 803-316-0906
Email: rochelle.s.tindal.nfg@mail.mil 

Mrs. Nancy Jordan
Florence Region 6

Phone: 803.730-7754
Email: nancy.w.jordan.nfg@mail.mil 

Ms. Tasha Bachelder
Florence Region 6

Phone: 803.299.4925
Email: tasha.l.bachelder.nfg@mail.mil  

Ms. Scottie Cross
Clemson Region 7 

Phone: 803.299.4925 
Email: scottie.g.cross.nfg@mail.mil