Airman and Family Readiness Center

Airman and Family Readiness CenterThe Airman and Family Readiness Center is the service organization and focal point for Air Force family matters. Serving all single and married active-duty, Defense Department civilian personnel and their eligible family members; to include Guard and Reserve members while on active -duty orders, other eligible uniformed members, military retirees, and their eligible family members. The A&FRC is located in Bldg. 606 Room 140.

Their services range from career focus, family life education, leadership unit consultation, and information and referral.

Walk ins are accepted Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The A&FRC is available from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. by appointments.

Contact the A&FRC 720-847-6681.

Family services

The Buckley's A&FRC family services programs assist families through several programs.

Bundles for Babies
Bundles for Babies is a workshop designed to help soon-to-be parents financially prepare for the upcoming baby. The workshop is open to all services. Active Duty participants who attend will receive a free baby bundle with a bag, books, blankets, clothing and more.

Give Parents a Break
This program gives Air Force and Army personnel one night or one morning of free childcare at the Crested Butte CDC. Referral certificate required.

Heart Link
Heart Link is a spouse orientation program for new military spouses.

Hearts Apart
The A&FRC also offers family services with morale calls, newsletters, phone cards, free preventative car care and deployed family members events.

Other services the A&FRC offers is deployment briefings, reintegration and reunion briefings, scholarships, and assistance through the Air Force Aid Society.

To register for any of these programs, call 720-847-6681.

Financial Services

Consultants provides education, information and individual counseling on a wide variety of financial matters, including a one-on-one spending plan analysis and financial management counseling to identify financial concerns and assist in developing immediate and long range financial plans.

Relocation

Buckley's A&FRC assists members in relocation by offering DVDs about different states, language books, sponsorship packages and other self-help resources through Military Home Front and Military OneSource.

TAP

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) is designed to equip separating and retiring civilian and military personnel and their eligible family members with skills and knowledge for entry or re-entry into the private sector. The emphasis of TAP is on transition preparation rather than job placement. Program components include:

  • Pre-Separation Counseling
  • Department of Labor 3-day TAP Employment Workshop
  • Federal Job Search Basics
  • Introduction to Resume and Cover Letter Preparation
  • Individual Transition Plan
  • Transition Time Line