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!!

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Links

Military OneSource

Sep
13
Mon
Transition Assistance Program (TAP) Workshop @ AFRC
Sep 13 – Sep 17 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) 434-2631.

Sep
21
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Sep 21 @ 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

 

Sep
22
Wed
Wellness Wednesday @ A&FRC
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Wellness Wednesday is designed to utilize lectures, discussions, and experiential learning activities to increase awareness and knowledge about the selected topic

 

Sep
23
Thu
Music on the Patio @ A&FRC
Sep 23 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am

Plan My Move- Smooth Move @ A&FRC
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Updated information about relocating held at AFRC. TMO, Housing, Military Pay, Billeting, Tri-Care, Medical Records, and A&FRC, spouses are encourage attend call (662) 434-2701 or 662-434-2790 to register.

 

moving

Sep
27
Mon
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Conducted by GBX Consultants, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notification and must have minimum of 8 participates to make. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

 

Sep
28
Tue
DoL Vocational Track @ A&FRC
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Conducted by GBX Consultants, private company contracted by DVA. Must register 10 days prior, company requires 10 days notification and must have minimum of 8 participates to make. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

 

Sep
30
Thu
Music on the Patio @ A&FRC
Sep 30 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am

Oct
7
Thu
Music on the Patio @ A&FRC
Oct 7 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am

Oct
14
Thu
Music on the Patio @ A&FRC
Oct 14 @ 5:00 am – 7:00 am