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Airman and Family Readiness Center

Airman and Family Readiness Center

Phone…………………………………………………………………. (937) 257-3592

Website………………………………………………………. www.wpafb.af.mil/afrf

Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Location is Building 2, Area A.

The Airman & Family Readiness Center is the primary focal point for a full range of services, resources and programs that respond to the unique needs of military families. Services are available to all DoD employees (married or single), spouses, family members, retirees and their family members, and Guard and Reserve and their family members when on active duty. The A&FRC provides services for deployments, financial counseling and assistance, spouse employment, transition and relocation assistance, family life development, volunteering, Airman’s Attic, Grocery and Personal Care Assistance, and informational and referral services. The center offers direct service or referral to a local agency.

Air Force Aid Society

Phone…………………………………………………………………. (937) 257-3592

AFAS is a nonprofit organization that helps the Air Force take care of personnel in emergency situations through interest-free loans or grants. At Wright-Patterson AFB, information can be obtained through the Airman and Family Readiness Center. The online link for AFAS is: https://my.afas.org/memberportal/Login/Login.aspx .

Exceptional Family Member Program — Family Support

Phone…………………………………………………………………. (937) 257-3592

This program is designed to give information to military families with members in need of special assistance. The EFMP Coordinator provides resources from local, state/county, and federal agencies, both educational and medical to accommodate the special needs member and their family.

Family Services

Phone…………………………………………………………. (937) 257-2910/6934

Family Services assists military members and their families in numerous ways:

Provides assistance to troops and their families experiencing financial difficulties after they have seen an Airman and Family Readiness technician and all military relief organizations have been exhausted.

Provides support with furniture needs through the Airman’s Attic which is for E-4s and below. Normally it contains items such as: dishes, pots and pans, couches, chairs, and TVs, but will vary depending upon donations.

The Loan Closet can loan, free of charge, basic household items for short-term use for anyone holding Department of Defense identification. Use of the Loan Closet primarily is for permanent change of station moves.

Through grocery assistance that is done on a case-by-case basis, and a pantry that offers non-food items for personal hygiene.

Operation Stork provides layettes to all newborns at Wright-Patterson AFB. Layettes are delivered twice weekly to the Wright-Patterson Medical Center.

Transition Assistance Program

Phone……………………………… (937) 257-3592

The Transition Assistance Program (TAP) offers separating or retiring personnel an individual transition plan to ease reentry into the civilian community. It is a mandatory, five-day program.

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