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United States Air Force
Airman and Family Readiness Center
308 N. 1st Street
Bldg 52, Suite 1201
Altus AFB, OK 73523-5008
As a gateway to the resources you need, the Military and Family Support Center provides information, support and services to help you balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center is one part of the overall Family Readiness System, which is the network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family life readiness, mobilization and deployment readiness, and mobility and economic readiness. It should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services are a key resource for you and your family. They include:
The Federal Voting Assistance Program ensures service members, their eligible family members and overseas citizens have the tools and resources to register to vote and request an absentee ballot, regardless of their state of residence. The Voting Assistance Guide, or VAG, is a reference guide for everything you need to know about absentee voting in all 50 states, the U.S. territories and the District of Columbia.
The VAP is available online. Select your state to find your local election office’s contact information.
Voting forms are also available online.
Military and Family Support Centers are part of the network of agencies, programs, services and partnerships which supports the overall well-being of military families. Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation to connect with key programs, services and support systems.
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs such as the following:
These services may vary by location and installation. Find your specific center on MilitaryINSTALLATIONS.
Discovery Center – The Discover Center is a resource room specifically designed to support spouses in their job searching/career endeavors and all base personnel with transition and other related information and services. The room has free Wi-Fi and two user-friendly computer stations along with black and white as well as color printers. Also available are many current-edition books and other written resources on careers, transition and job searching.
Casualty Affairs/Survivor Benefit Program Officer – The SBP officer assists families with all aspects of casualty information and benefits and also acts as the SBP liaison, explaining to retirees and other family members, as appropriate, the SBP system, procedures and explanation thereof.
School Liaison Officer – The SLO assists and supports military families by working appropriate issues and concerns between the military and civilian school systems. Call 580-481-6409 for more assistance.
Military and Family Life Counselors – Licensed professional counselors are based at the Airman and Family Readiness Center and the Youth Center. They provide service members, spouses, family members and children with a wide range of short-term, nonmedical, solution-focused services related to deployment issues, relationship and family issues, stress, grief and other daily life issues. Their services are free and anonymous. No records are kept, and they can meet on or off base. Call 580-919-0830 for adult services and call 580-693-0135 for children and youth services.
For more information, please visit the Altus A&FRC in Building 52, or call 580-481-6761 or DSN 312-866-6761.