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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, Department of Defense civilian personnel and their eligible family members; to include Guard and Reserve members while on active duty orders, 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, financial assistance, and information and referral.

 

Walk-ins and appointments are welcome Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The A&FRC is closed all Federal Holidays and AFSPC Family Days.

 

Contact the A&FRC 720-847-6681.

 

Family services

Families are assisted through several programs within the Buckley A&FRC.

Bundles for Babies

Bundles for Babies is a workshop designed to help soon-to-be parents prepare for their upcoming baby.

 

Heart Link

Heart Link is an orientation program for new spouses.

 

Hearts Apart

Hearts Apart is a program designed for family members who have a loved one either deployed or on a remote tour. This program offers services such as phone calls, free preventative car care and family members events.

 

Other services

  • Voting Assistance

  • Pre-deployment and Reintegration briefs

  • Career focus such as resume and interview assistance, Career Fairs, and spouse employment resources

  • Discovery Center

  • Exceptional Family Member Program – Family Support

  • Casualty Assistance

  • Air Force Aid Society

 

Financial Services

The Finance Programs offer information, education, and personal financial counseling. Consultants are available for one-on-one appointments and also offer workshop/classes throughout the year.


Relocation

Buckley’s A&FRC assist military and DoD civilian families adjust to life upon arrival & departure of duty station by offering Newcomers Orientation, PCS w/ Ease workshop and Commanders & First Sergeant Orientation. More information on each base can be found on https://installations.militaryonesource.mil/ .

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 onto the private sector. Program components include:

  • Pre-separation – briefing must be completed at least 90 days before separation / retirement and is a prerequisite to attend the 5-day Transition Goals, Plans & Success (GPS) Workshop.

  • 5-day Transition GPS Workshop – taught in partnership with the U.S. Department of Labor (DoL) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).

  • Capstone – an individual evaluation of a members career readiness standards. Capstones must be completed no earlier than 150 days and no later than 90 days from individuals date of separation.  

Additional assistance is provided in workshops and via one-on-one appointments for Federal employment, resume writing, job search, mock interview, goal setting, etc.