Family Life Education

Family Life Education

DSN 742-2839
Commercial: (662) 434-2839
FAX: (662) 434-2483|
EMAIL:
14FSS.FSH.ColumbusAFRC@us.af.mil

Hours of Operation

Mon-Fri:  7:30 am – 4:30 pm


Family Life Education 

There exists a strong correlation between a military member’s ability to accomplish the mission successfully and the quality of his/her family experience. Because of this, Airman & Family Readiness Center offers activities to promote a healthy family/work life. We also have informational books and printed material on a variety of topics regarding family/work life issues. Please call or stop by for more information.

Classes/Training

Training is available on a variety of topics for organizational or individual needs. To schedule a class for an individual or group, please contact (662) 434-2839.

        Available Classes

  • Four Lenses
  • Communication Skills
  • Time Management
  • Team Building

Additional classes can be tailored for individual unit needs.

Events

Heart Link – Hosts a quarterly Heart Link Spouse Orientation program designed to assist new spouses gain a better understanding of the Air Force culture.

Bundles for Babies – Discusses finances, labor and delivery, and infant care for active duty AF and/or their spouses assigned to Columbus AFB who are pregnant or have a child up to 4 months of age. Includes a FREE $50 gift card!

Adoption Information

Adoption Options – Where do I start
Adoption Fact Sheet for Military Families
Adoption Home Study Fact Sheet
Adopting as a Single Parent
Adoption Background Checks for Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Caregivers
DFAS Adoption Reimbursement Info Paper & Instructions, Dec 2019

New Military Family Learning Network Webinars!!

Click for MFLN Webinar Information!!

Links

Military OneSource

Jun
29
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jun 29 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
  A workshop introducing arriving personnel and their family members to the key personnel and services located on the base. Mandatory voting assistance information is provided. Normally conducted once a month for military and civilian newcomers to the base.

. Pre-registration is required, so please contact your unit CSS to be registered. For more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701

Events are subject to change due to COVID-19, so please contact A&FRC to confirm all events

 

Jun
30
Wed
EFMP Families Bowling Event @ AFRC
Jun 30 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
EFMP Families Bowling Event @ AFRC

This Event is for EFMP Families for free bowling.  call 662-434-3323 or email: jamey.coleman.1@us.af.mil to register.

Jul
1
Thu
Key Spouse Mentor Training (via Zoom) @ A&FRC
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

If you need to complete Key Spouse Mentor training, Please call 434-2839/2790 for more information.

 

Jul
7
Wed
Federal USAJobs Workshop @ A&FRC
Jul 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

usajobsWorkshop on writing resumes, applications, and job search. Learn how to maneuver the federal job website and prepare a federal resume.

Class size limited to 10, Masks are required.

Must sign up in advance–call 434-2631 or 434-2790.

Jul
8
Thu
Heart Link/Spouse Welcome Via Zoom @ A&FRC
Jul 8 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

This spouse orientation program is designed for spouses new to the military or new to Columbus AFB. This is a great opportunity to increase knowledge of the Air Force mission, customs, traditions, protocols and available programs and services in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Make new friends while learning more about Air Force life. To register and more information please call (662) 434-2839 or 662-434-2790.

 

spouses

Jul
12
Mon
Key Spouse Continuing Education via Zoom
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Key Spouse Continuing Education via Zoom

Key Spouse Continuing Education Training.  For all Current Key Spouses. Call 434-2839 or 434-2790 for details and to RSVP.

Jul
13
Tue
“Cancelled” Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Jul 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
"Cancelled" Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
  A workshop introducing arriving personnel and their family members to the key personnel and services located on the base. Mandatory voting assistance information is provided. Normally conducted once a month for military and civilian newcomers to the base.

. Pre-registration is required, so please contact your unit CSS to be registered. For more information, please call the A&FRC Relocation Manager at (662) 434-2701

Events are subject to change due to COVID-19, so please contact A&FRC to confirm all events

 

Jul
19
Mon
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 19 – Jul 23 all-day
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC

0730-1600

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at AFRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending. Seminars on: Transition, Military Occupational Code Crosswalk, Financial Planning, Health Benefits, MS Dept of Employment Security, Dept of Veterans Affairs, Disabled TAP, Dept of Labor TAP portion. Preseparation counseling is required before attending. Recommend attendance 8 – 12 months prior to separation/retirement. Spouses are encouraged to attend with their sponsor. To register call (662) 434-2839.

Jul
21
Wed
EFMP Families Bowling Event @ AFRC
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
EFMP Families Bowling Event @ AFRC

This Event is for EFMP Families for free bowling.  call 662-434-3323 or email: jamey.coleman.1@us.af.mil to register.

Jul
22
Thu
Department of Labor Employment Workshop @ AFRC
Jul 22 @ 8:00 am – Jul 23 @ 4:00 pm
Department of Labor Employment Workshop @ AFRC

0800-1600

Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop held at A&FRC is mandatory for all personnel separating or retiring, Pre-separation counseling is required before attending.

 

Thru-Fri; Department of Labor Employment Workshop.

To register call (662) 434-2631.