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Free Tutoring for Military Spouses & Families – Tutor.com & more

Free Tutoring for Military Spouses & Families

Free and Discounted Tutoring Services for Military Spouses & Dependents

As we head into a new school year, we want to make sure we will be prepared for our kids’ needs. Luckily, as military families, we have  options, from discounted to free tutoring for military spouses and families. Here is a list of tutoring services and other educational help for military families.

List of Free Tutoring Services for Military

Tutor.com: Now Free for Military Spouses and Families

Tutor.com offers online tutoring and homework help in more than 100 subjects.

You are able to get help 24/7, either by starting a session right away, scheduling a future session, or uploading a document for offline review. In addition, they have an app you can upload homework problems to.

They have 3,000 tutors who have been carefully screened. The tutors include certified teachers, college professors, and graduate students from accredited universities.

This program is funded by the U.S. Department of Defense and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance.

Tutor.com Eligibility for Military

As of April of 2020, all DoD service members, civilian personnel, military spouses, and all dependent family members from kindergarten to college/adult can use the program at zero cost.

For more info, please go here.

The Boys and Girls Club of America

Through the Boys and Girls Club of America, they have a variety of programs you can use to help your military child.

The Boys and Girls Club offers programs such as Computer Science Pathway, Digital Literacy Essentials, diplomas2Degrees, DIY Stem, and more. They offer free club memberships to Active Duty, Reserves, or National Guard families.

For more info, please go here.

Morale, Welfare and Recreation Digital Library

Through the MWR Digital Library, which is through Military OneSource, you can find free, online resources. This is available to service members, military spouses, and their children. You can find e-books and audiobooks on almost any topic as well as databases and reference books.

For more info, please go here.

Professional Tutors of America

Through the Professional Tutors of America, they offer academic services to a wide range of learners. They offer discounts to military, veterans, their spouses, and families on customized one-to-one academic tutoring programs.

Children of fallen soldiers, deployed National Guard and Reservists, and Wounded Warriors of OEF/OIF with at least a 30% service-connected disability will receive free tutoring assistance.

For more info, please go here.


MCEC, the Military Child Education Coalition supports all military-connected children. They offer help with educating, advocating, and collaborating to resolve the different educational challenges that come with life in the military. Some of their programs include MCEC Parent Workshops, Military Student Consultant, MCEC Parent Webinars, SchoolQuest, Student 2 Student, Student Focused Webinars, and more.

For more info, please go here.

DoDEA Resources

DoDEA, the Department of Defense Education Activity offers resources such as activities for students at home, an eBook library guide, a Benchmark library, Math and Social Studies resources, and more.

For more info, please go here.

School Liaisons

School liaisons are available through your duty station. They can help your child get settled into a new school or help with academic issues. You can do a search by military installation to find one in your area.

For more info, please go here.

Operation Hero

Operation Hero is an after-school program for military children who are in the 2nd-8th grade. The program is to help the kids cope and adjust to the unique challenges of military life. It is a safe environment for students to express their feelings, as well as being able to receive academic and emotional health support as well as connecting with peers.

For more info, please go here.


Keep these free military tutoring service programs in mind as you start a new school year with your children.


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Julie Provost is a freelance writer, and blogger. She lives in Tennessee with her National Guard husband and three boys.