Scott AFB - Airman & Family Readiness Center
Scott AFB - Airman & Family Readiness Center

About Us

This site is a public service by the Scott AFB, Airman & Family Readiness Center.

The presence of commercial and external hyperlinks doesn't constitute endorsement by the A&FRC, Scott AFB, AMC, the USAF, or the Department of Defense (DoD), of the external web site, or the information, products or services contained therein.


Eligibility Statement: DoD Personnel & families - including military members, all Service & Guard, Reserve, military retirees, DoD civilians, NAF personnel & immediate family members. Other uniformed services include US Coast Guard, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, uniformed State Department personnel, Public Health Service personnel & members of units assigned or attached to a US installation.



Contact us at:

Call us at: (618) 256-8668


For all TAP related inquires please e-mail


Website is in partnership with:



Air Force Aid Society




  • Active duty Air Force personnel and their eligible family members
  • Retired Air Force personnel and their eligible family members, but not on a continuing basis, and is on a case-by-case review
  • Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve personnel away from home station on extended active duty 15 days or more under Title 10 USC
  • Spouses and dependent age children of deceased Air Force personnel (who died on active duty or in retired status)


The Air Force Aid Society supports the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance, sponsoring education assistance programs and offering an array of base community enhancement programs that improve quality of life for Airmen and their families.


Air Force Aid Society emergency assistance is available to Airmen and their eligible family members to meet immediate needs in an emergency situation. The society provides interest free loans and grants based on the individual situation for needs such as:




Basic Living Costs

Emergency Travel

Vehicle Repair & Payment

Funeral Expenses


Child Care/Respite


Moving Costs


Miscellaneous Expenses


Falcon Loans

The Falcon Loan is a loan for up to $1000 that can be used for emergency needs. Applying for a Falcon Loan is easy: The streamlined application process for a Falcon Loan requires no budget information, backup documentation, or First Sergeant/Commander approval.

What if an Air Force member needs help but isn't near an Air Force Base?

AFAS maintains a cross-servicing agreement with emergency relief organizations of the Army, Coast Guard and Navy/Marine Corps so Air Force people can request help through those offices when no AF facility is relatively close to the member/family.

This same servicing agreement allows for all sister services to receive emergency assistance support at the Scott AFB Airman & Family Readiness Center.  Local Red Cross offices will also provide assistance when there is no military base or post nearby and then will be reimbursed by HQ AFAS.

For information on the Air Force Aid Society’s community enhancement and educational programs, please visit the Society’s official website at

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