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United States Air Force
Airman & Family Readiness Center -Air Force
45 Nealy Avenue
Langley AFB, VA 23665
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 Washington D.C.
When accessing the VAG, select your state to find your local election office’s contact information.
Voting forms are also available on the FVAP website.
To reach Voting Assistance at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, contact the base via email. To reach VAP resources at Fort Eustis, contact the installation via email.
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.
All phases of the deployment cycle are consistently addressed and highlighted. On a monthly basis, the Joint Base Langley-Eustis family centers (Langley Airman and Family Readiness Center and Fort Eustis Army Community Service) host a joint event for deployed families. Quarterly calendars provide information on the theme or focus, location and instructions for registration.
Langley Air Force Base no longer offers a Loan Closet. Should you need household items while awaiting your shipment of household goods, you can utilize the Loan Closet at Fort Eustis. Please call 757-878-2563 for more information.
The JBLE A&FRC offers assistance to enhance unit sponsorship programs. See the Common Access Card enabled eSponsorship Application Training. Call the A&FRC at 757-764-3990 should you have any additional questions.
Personal Financial Management
One-on-one financial assistance is available, offering you the opportunity to examine the entire spectrum of money management, including spending plan development, handling credit wisely, reducing debt and building for retirement.
The JBLE A&FRC assists military and family members in acquiring necessary skills to seek employment. We offer a full spectrum of services to develop your job search strategy. Resume writing and federal employment workshops are available, as well as one-on-one consultations.
Family Life Education
The Langley A&FRC collaborates with partners on and off base to offer classes and information to support those dealing with challenging family dynamics.
Personal Work Life
A&FRC offers resources and workshops to assist with work-life balance.
Transition Assistance Program
There are new congressionally-mandated requirements for all separating and retiring service members. Visit the A&FRC at least a year before your anticipated separation or retirement date to get the TAP process started.
The Military and Family Life Counseling and Child and Youth Behavioral Program
These services are available at JBLE. Military and family life counselors offer free confidential counseling to military members and their families.
Exceptional Family Member Program
The EFMP provides support for service members who have family members with special needs. Support includes information and referral, navigating on- and off-base resources, linking families with respite care and the EFMP support group.
Fort Eustis ACS
The Fort Eustis ACS is a family center designed to support soldiers, civilian employees and their families by identifying needs and coordinating resources. Services are offered in Building 650 on Monroe Avenue. Please call the ACS at 757-878-3638.
Information and Referral and Follow Up
I&R provides commanders, soldiers and families with information regarding military and civilian community resources. It helps link soldiers and families who have particular needs with the services available to them. Contact the I&R at 757-878-3638.
Relocation Readiness Program
The Relocation Readiness Program helps soldiers and families reduce or eliminate problems related to frequent permanent change of station moves and offers a variety of services and support to assist members and families with the challenges associated with moving to a new location. One-on-one counseling is available to address specific needs.
Programs provided include Newcomers Orientation, Uniquely Eustis Spouse Orientation, electronic Fort Eustis installation booklet, installation tours, Plan My Move classes, multicultural Military Community Club, citizenship paperwork review, sponsorship training information, services for waiting families and a Lending Closet. Contact the Relocation Readiness Program at 757-878-2563.
The ACS Personal Financial Readiness Program assists soldiers, family members, reserve component, Department of the Army civilians and their family members. The PFRP provides individual budget counseling, refresher training and counseling for debt/credit management, information and resource referrals for bankruptcy and debt management programs.
ACS provides one-stop services for preventive assistance. Preventive services include vehicle contract review, values and interest rates and credit report review for active-duty personnel and their spouses. The ACS will also review other contracts, advise on large purchases and leases, act as a consumer advocate assisting in resolution of consumer complaints and educate consumers on rights and obligations.
In addition, ACS offers monthly Financial Readiness seminars which include but are not limited to mandatory first-duty station enlisted (E-4 and below) and officer (01) money management, blended retirement, credit and debt management, Retirement 101, saving and investing (Thrift Savings Plan), car buying, house buying and consumer issues (topics vary each month). Personal Financial Readiness counselors conduct unit and Financial Readiness Group financial readiness briefings upon request. Contact the ACS at 757-878-3638.
Exceptional Family Member Program – Family Support
EFMP is a mandatory enrollment program that is based on public law and Department of Defense mandates. It works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated medical, educational, housing community support and personnel services to families with special needs. There are three components of EFMP: medical (enrollments, updates and overseas screenings), human resources (assignment coordination) and family support.
The services that the EFMP – Family Support offers are advocacy, briefings and workshops, enrollment information, information and referral, relocation assistance, child/youth accommodation consideration assistance, special education rights and responsibilities, support group information and resources, ACS/EFMP Respite Care Program, recreational events and activities, and systems navigation. Contact the ACS at 757-878-3638.
Employment Readiness Program
ERP provides employment assistance to our active-duty military families, retirees and DOD civilians. Appropriated fund and nonappropriated fund application assistance, individual employment counseling, job search skills training, resume and cover letter workshop, interviewing skills workshop and local job leads books, as well as computers, are also available. For additional information concerning workshop dates and services, please call 757-878-3638.
This program is the principal source of resources and services for soldiers, commanders/rear detachment commanders, family members and Soldier and Family Readiness Groups. It assists units and installation personnel with deployment and reintegration briefings and a variety of Readiness Essentials for Army Leaders classes including SFRG leaders, Soldier and Family Readiness liaison, key contacts, informal fund custodians and commander/rear detachment commanders and first sergeant courses. Unit-level training is offered every other month and/or upon request. For registration information, please contact the MOB/DEP Office at 757-878-3638.
The volunteer management information system maintains various volunteer opportunities including but not limited to clerical, managerial and technical positions as well as those parts of the SFRG. Classes are offered on creating an account, designing a volunteer portfolio and understanding the basics of volunteer management as well as accounting for hours. There are also volunteer resources which explains position descriptions, awards and training. For more information on Volunteer Corps, please call 757-878-3638.
Army Family Team Building
AFTB is designed to teach army basics, personal and professional development and leadership classes. AFTB is available to soldiers, family members and DA civilians. AFTB offers 34 different classes in separate levels, all free of charge.
Units or groups may request evening classes which are called concept blocks. These classes can range in length from 30 minutes to four hours, depending on the needs of the group. Two-week advance notice is needed to acquire class materials.
Classes may be taught in either unit class rooms, the Family Resource Center or other areas upon prior approval. For more information, please call 757-878-3638.
Army Family Action Plan
AFAP is a grassroots-level process that identifies issues of concern for the global Army. AFAP is a program that gives everyone in the Army the opportunity to influence his/her own quality of life and standard of living. Active and reserve soldiers, retirees, surviving spouses, DA civilians, family members and tenant organizations identify issues they believe are important to maintain a good standard of living.
Issues are generated and collected from the Fort Eustis community and are addressed at the annual installation conference. Issues not resolved at the installation level are forwarded to the U.S. Army Installation Management Command and then to the DA for resolution. For more information, please call 757-878-3638.
The Fort Eustis family-life chaplain provides marriage and family pastoral counseling, family wellness, marriage enrichment, marriage preparation and counseling training for chaplains programs. For more information, contact 757-878-5808.
Survivor Outreach Service
SOS demonstrates the Army's commitment to families of the fallen. The mission of SOS is to provide enhanced services to these families. SOS is a holistic, multi-agency approach to delivering services to survivors by providing services at the garrison and communities closest to where families live. For more information, contact SOS at 757-878-3963.
Sexual Assault Prevention Program
This program provides support and information to victims of sexual assault. Please call 757-878-3725 or 757-268-8967. Sexual Assault Response Training can be reached at 757-878-0021.
Family Advocacy Program
Located at 502 Sternberg Ave., the FAP can be reached by calling 757-314-7998. FAP provides information on education, prevention and awareness of family violence and resources available for military families. Services include:
Victim Advocate Program
The Victim Advocate Program provides support and information to victims of domestic violence. They can be reached 24 hours a day by calling 757-846-1777 or 757-276-1090.