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Seymour Johnson Family Programs and Services

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Air Force Aid Society

919-722-1123
1200 Wright Brothers Ave.
Hours
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Air Force Aid Society is the official charity of the Air Force. It promotes the Air Force mission by helping members and their families in times of distress, assisting them during emergency situations and providing them with financial assistance when such help is otherwise unavailable.

Airman & Family Readiness Center

919-722-1123
1200 Wright Brothers Ave.
Hours
Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) provides individuals, families and leadership with programs and services that strengthen the community and promote self-sufficiency, mission readiness and adaptation to the Air Force way of life. A&FRC functions include information and referral; education and skill development; leadership consultation; and policy, planning and coordination — which promote personal and family readiness. Services are delivered individually, via classroom instruction, and group presentations. Programs include:

  • Personal & Family Readiness: Deployment processing lines, pre-deployment briefings, deployed/remote families “Hearts Apart” events, reintegration briefings, spouse reintegration sessions, etc.
  • Relocation Assistance: Newcomers’ Orientation, ABCs of PCSing, Sponsorship Training and Packets, the Loan Closet and Airman’s Attic.
  • Personal & Work Life: Heart Link, Couples Communication, How to Avoid Marrying a Jerk/Jerkette, Five Love
    Languages/True Colors.
  • Transition Assistance Program (TAP): The program was revamped and is now mandatory to include pre-separation briefings, the five-day TAP Workshop and VA benefits information.
  • Employment Assistance: Civilian & Federal Resume and Job Search classes, Career Readiness Certificate testing, resume assistance, and the Discovery Resource Center, which has computers and fax machines for use.
  • Personal Financial Readiness: Classes in budgeting, credit management, investing and mandatory FTAC Financial.
  • Volunteer Resources: Recruit, place and recognize volunteers.

The center serves as the nucleus for the Key Spouse program, conducting Key Spouse initial training and ongoing quarterly training. The A&FRC also has responsibility for the Casualty Assistance programs. Additionally, the A&FRC provides emergency financial assistance through the Air Force Aid Society and has the School Liaison Officer/EFMP-FS, who advocates for families in the school system and those with special needs. The A&FRC is staffed by 13 full-time civilians, two active-duty members and intermittent volunteers. A Military Family Life Counselor (adult) also works in the center. Community Readiness Consultants/
Specialists (CRCs/CRSs) are assigned to units to ensure unit needs are identified and a plan developed to meet the needs of leadership and members. We serve active duty, Reserve/Guard, family members, retirees and DOD civilian employees and geographically separated units to include East Carolina University and University of North Carolina. Women, Infants and Children; Retiree Activities; and Disabled American Veterans services are housed within the A&FRC.

Airman’s Attic

919-722-7181
1585 Andrews St.
Hours
Tuesday noon to 3 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1st Saturday of the month
(All Ranks) 1 to 3 p.m.

The Airman’s Attic provides donated household items from furniture to clothing for members E-6 and below.

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