The Hanscom Airman and Family Readiness Center offers a variety of services and programs for all single and married active-duty military personnel, Department of Defense civilians, retired military personnel and family members. Programs are free of charge and held on base.
You're invited to stop by the A&FRC any time; check out our wonderful classes and services, take a tour of our center. Coffee's always on! Wi-Fi available (not to be used for government business).
Air Force Aid Society Assistance 781-225-2765; 877-272-7337 for emergencies during non-duty hours >>
Casualty/Crisis Support 781-225-2765; 781-858-2300 for emergencies during non-duty hours >>
Available Programs >>
RELOCATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM: The A&FRC helps married and single military members prepare for relocation to a new base or adjust upon arrival. We offer classes and programs to manage the mobile military lifestyle.
*AFAS also serves as the liaison to the Army Emergency Relief (AER) and the Navy Marine Corp Relief Society (NMCRS) for service members in the local area that do not have immediate access to their relief society
Military Family Life Counselors (MFLC) provide free, short-term, non-medical, solution-oriented counseling on a range of issues. For service members and their families – no records are kept. Call (781) 879-7654 and leave your first name only for an appointment!
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides a confidential, free counseling service on a wide range of personal and work concerns for DoD civilian, NAF and DECA employees as well as their family members. The EAP offers Financial and Legal services as well. Contact Ina Bachman, LICSW, CEAP at 1-800-222-0364 for an appointment and check out the website www.FOH4you.com . *On site every Monday!
Private Sector & Federal Resume Critique | By ‘in person’ appointment only - Resumes are reviewed by an employment specialist with HR experience - get feedback to improve your format and content. Email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org & receive a response within 7 business days. Prior attendance at A&FRC or TAP Resume Writing class is recommended.
Individual Transition Plan Checklist - Capstone Verification | All service members who completed Pre-separation counseling on or before 1 Sep 13 are required to complete DD Form 2958, Service Member’s Individual Transition Plan Checklist (referred to as “Capstone”), prior to separation/retirement. Appointments are available every Tuesday, from 1–2:30 m. Call 781-225-2765 to schedule an appointment with an A&FRC Consultant.
School Liaison Program is available to coordinate and assist military and DoD civilian parents with school-age children with educational opportunities and information necessary to succeed in an academic environment. Call 781-225-2765 for assistance/information.
Veterans Affairs Disability Claims Review | A representative from AMVETS, a veterans' service organization is available on Fridays (by appointment only) to assist in processing disability claims and answering questions. Call the AMVETS Service Representative at 617-303-5698.
VA Benefits Advisors are available. Please contact them at 781-225-2625 or 508-847-9985. Located in Bldg 1217.
Veterans Services Representatives | Veterans services representatives are available. Please contact them at (781) 225-2624. Located in Bldg 1217.