Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

Military Family Life Counselor (MFLC)

Commercial: (662) 435-1110
Hours of Operation

Mon – Fri:  8:00 a.m-5:00 p.m.


MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE COUNSELING PROGRAM

Military families face unique challenges. They may struggle with issues such as deployment-related stress, reintegration and pressures of managing parenting and finances while a loved one is deployed.

To support military families facing these or additional challenges, the Military and Family Life Counseling Program:

  • Provides short-term, non-medical counseling services to service members and their families at no cost
  • Provides psycho-education to help military service members and their families understand the impact of deployments, family reunions following deployments and other stresses related to the military life
  • Augments existing military support services
  • Offers flexible service delivery
  • Can provide services on or off of military installations
  • Can provide services to individuals, couples, families and groups

With the exception of child abuse, domestic abuse and duty to warn situations services are private and confidential.

ABOUT MILITARY AND FAMILY LIFE COUNSELORS

  • Masters or Doctorate-level licensed counselors
  • Work with families, individuals, couples and children
  • Work with existing military and family support programs to complement services provided

NON-MEDICAL COUNSELING SERVICES

Life skills

  • Anger management
  • Communication
  • Relationship issues
  • Conflict resolution
  • Parenting
  • Decision-making skills

Military lifestyle

  • Deployment stress
  • Coping skills
  • Homesickness
  • Relocation adjustment
  • Reintegration

Other Resources and Services:

Military One Source
Short-term, non-medical counseling options to servicemembers their families: face-to-face with a counselor in the local area, telephonic consultations, or online consultations using instant messaging. Information you provide to counselors will be kept confidential, except to meet legal obligations or to prevent harm to self or others. Call 800-342-9647

Base Chaplains
Confidential support and guidance are provided for family and relationship issues, grief recovery, personal concerns, spiritual growth and awareness. Call 662-434-2500

Base Clinics/Services  Individual counseling, marital counseling, stress management, relaxation training, group therapy, psychological testing. Call 662-434-2239

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – For Air Force civilian employees
Free counseling services, answers to legal and financial questions, alcohol and substance abuse help, assistance with family and relationship issues and much more. Comprehensive program to assist employees in bettering and balancing their lives. Provides numerous referral services, articles and research for such things as elder and child care options, health and wellness, and education and career development. Also offers referral services for every day issues from finding a mechanic, plumber or contractor, to recommendations on school districts, travel, or pet care. When using website, use Registration Code: USAF. 1-800-222-0364

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Free and confidential 24-hour hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. Call for yourself or someone you care about – 800-273-TALK (8255). Veterans may press 1 to be routed to the Veterans Suicide Prevention Hotline, or Veterans chat live with a counselor

AfterDeployment
Offers self-assessments, interactive exercises, and video-based educational tools to help with a wide range of behavioral health topics.

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

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
29
Tue
DoL Vocational Track Virtual Live @ A&FRC
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
DoL Vocational Track Virtual Live @ A&FRC

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.

 

 

Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Sep 29 @ 8:00 am – 9:15 am
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The next Wing Newcomers Orientation will be held on Sep 15 from 8-9:15 a.m. in the Kaye Auditorium. This event is mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel. The event’s foundation is the base’s mobile App, so if you are registered, please locate and download the Columbus Air Force Base App from the App Store prior to attending. 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

 

Key Spouse Mentor Training @ A&FRC
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

 

Oct
1
Thu
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Oct 1 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Oct
2
Fri
SBA Entrepreneurship Track @ A&FRC
Oct 2 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

Entrepreneurship Track 2 day, workshop conducted by the Small Business Administration (SBA) for veterans interested starting up and operating their own business. Must register at least 10 days in advance, government contractor require 10 day notice and minimum of 8 participates. Call 434-2790 to register.

 

Oct
7
Wed
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC
Oct 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Resumes and Cover Letters for Results @ A&FRC

Workshop developing resumes and cover letters that will bring results.  Please call 662-434-2790 to register.

Oct
8
Thu
Key Spouse Continuing Education
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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

Oct
13
Tue
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club
Oct 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Wing Newcomers Orientation @ Columbus Club

The next Wing Newcomers Orientation will be held on Sep 15 from 0800-1200. in the Kaye Auditorium. This event is mandatory for all newly arrived military and DoD civilian personnel. The event’s foundation is the base’s mobile App, so if you are registered, please locate and download the Columbus Air Force Base App from the App Store prior to attending. 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

 

Oct
14
Wed
Key Spouse Training @ A&FRC
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Anyone interested in attending, please contact A&FRC at 434-2839 or 434-279  for more information.