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: aafrc@us.af.mil

Call us at: (618) 256-8668

 

Website is in partnership with: http://www.375fss.com/

 

 

Personal & Work Life (P&WL)

Consultation

Assessment/Crisis Counseling is a short-term consultation for individuals, couples, and families. This counseling is geared to facilitate understanding, build skills, and increase effectiveness of daily living. You will also learn how to relate to others and discuss coping with major life events. Specific areas of concern include may include grief, communication, divorce, moving, etc. Referrals are made to on and off base agencies as needed.

 

Adoption, Foster Care & Mentoring

A representative from the Foster & Adoptive Care Coalition in St. Louis is available to explain steps to become a foster or adoptive parent. Please send an e-mail to aafrc@us.af.mil for contact information. 

 

Widow Support Group

Grief can feel so isolating, but you don’t have to be alone.  You will find others who are walking this journey with you.  This network of spouses is an informal group that understands the grief as they have lost and received the folded flag.  This group meets the 4th Tuesday of the month at 12:30 pm at the A&FRC.  The group shares resources, talks about experiences and advocates for Widows/Widowers.

 

Heart Link

Military spouses join the military without taking the oath, but they are important members of the team.  New military spouses may soon discover that their AD spouse will soon deploy or they are about to PCS, but they may not be sure what a deployment or PCS means let alone what it involves.  Heart Link teaches new spouses (married less than 5 years) about military life as a member and family member.  Child care voucher for a FCC provider is available for this workshop. 

 

2-1-1

Every hour of every day, hundreds of people need essential human services – they are looking for community resources for employment, food pantries, help for an aging parent, addition prevention, program for their teenage children to name a few.  United Way 2-1-1 provides free and confidential information and referral to the 9 Illinois counties surrounding St Louis and the city of St Louis.  To find your local 2-1-1 office visit www.211.org or call 800-427-4626/314-421-4636

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