The Deployment Readiness Program:
For more information on Readiness events for Deployment, Remote Assignments and Extended TDYs please visit the Deployed-Connection webpage (click-it!)
Family Services is composed of the PCS Loan Locker for family guests visiting the Space Coast and for DoD personnel PCSing to Patrick AFB; Airman's Attic for E-5 and below who are in need of free and donated household goods. Coupons are also available at the Coupon Corner for everyone to use. We assist over 500 people, monthly, but our ability to serve the Patrick AFB community is based on the availability of volunteers. Childcare is provided during your training period and your volunteer hours. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For additional information, or to volunteer call (321) 494-5676, option 1.
The Military Spouse Employment Advocate Program is designed to assist active-duty family members with finding employment. A representative is located in the Airman & Family Readiness Center. Services offer Include: Initial Assessment, Career Planning, Resume Review, Job Search Assistance, and Referral to other programs. For additional information or to make an appointment, call (321) 494-7469.
The Transition Assistance Program is designed for separating or retiring military members and their spouses. The transition team encourages eligible members to attend as early as two years before their date of retirement or one year prior to separation. Topics such as resumes, cover letters, interviewing, financial management, veteran's benefits, job search, Tricare, and more are discussed. Early registration is required and can be completed by calling (321) 494-5676 or (321)-494-3472.
Classes are 1 week long, from 0800 until 1600 each day.
Jul. 31 - Aug. 4, 2017
Sept. 11-15 2017
Oct. 2-6, 2017
Oct. 30 - Nov. 3, 2017
Dec. 4-8, 2017
Newcomer’s Orientation Schedule
All classes are held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center (locate it!)
Aug. 15, 2017
Sept. 19, 2017
Oct. 17, 2017
Nov. 14, 2017
2017Smooth Move Class Schedule:
All classes are held at the Airman & Family Readiness Center (locate it!) from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Aug. 17, 2017
Sept. 21, 2017
Oct. 19, 2017
Nov. 16, 2017
Military Family Life Consultant (MFLC) - (321) 634-4953
Military Family Life Counselors are Masters or Doctorate-level licensed counselors. Personnel eligible to meet with counselors are Active Duty families, Active Duty individuals, Active Duty couples and children.
They provide short-term, non-medical counseling services to members and their families at no cost. They also provide psycho-education to help military service members and their families understand the impact of Deployments, family reunions following deployments and other stresses related to military life.
MFLCs augment existing military support services. They can provide service on or off the military installation and services to individuals, couples, families and groups. All services provided are private and confidential with the exception of child and domestic abuse.