Airman & Family Readiness Center

(402) 294-4329

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday:
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Closed all Federal holidays

About

The Airman & Family Readiness Center (A&FRC) is the cornerstone of the Offutt AFB family support system, helping families and singles achieve readiness and enhance their quality of life. All services are free.

January Events

BUNDLES FOR BABIES
Attend Bundles for Babies on January 8, from 9 to 11 a.m., for expectant parents in the second and third trimester.  This class covers preparing for labor and delivery, newborn appearance and behavior, basic newborn care, postpartum care, Family Advocacy’s New Parent Support Program, and programs and services available through the Airman & Family Readiness Center, and costs associated with having a baby.  Call the A&FRC at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

DITCHING THE DORMS
This class provides tips and information to prepare for your move out of the dorms.  Topics include:  financial readiness, initial cost, rent/lease, furnishing, and insurance.  Attend this class on January 9, from 8-9 a.m.

3 TO GO, ACT NOW
If you are planning to separate or retire within three years, come to this new workshop on January 23, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  Ensure you are educated and prepared to make this transition smooth.  Agencies will be available to answer your questions to include Veterans Affairs, Tricare, education, and the transition process.

CAR BUYING STRATEGIES
Are you planning to buy a car soon?  What can you afford and what style car is best for you?  For answers to these questions and more, attend our Car Buying Strategies class from 8:30-11 a.m. on January 23.  Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

HOME BUYING WORKSHOP
Are you considering buying a home?  Do you understand the advantages and disadvantages?  Can you afford it?  Where do you start with credit and financing, and what does it take to get a home loan?  For these answers, attend this workshop from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on January 24.

February Events

DITCHING THE DORMS

This class provides tips and information to prepare for your move out of the dorms.  Topics include:  financial readiness, initial cost, rent/lease, furnishing, and insurance.  Attend this class on February 6, from 8-9 a.m.

PARENTING WITH LOVE AND LOGIC

This program is known as parenting with love and logic providing simple and easy-to-use techniques to help parents have more fun and less stress while raising responsible kids of all ages.  Attend this parenting workshop on February 12, from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m.  Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

FEDERAL JOB SEARCH

Learn techniques for searching federal jobs and writing your federal resume for self-nomination.  Attend this workshop from 8-11:30 a.m. on February 13.  Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

PERSONAL FINANCE 101

Learn the financial skills necessary to maintain a spending plan, use checking and savings accounts, and build or repair credit.  Class meets February 13, from 1-4 p.m.

SMOOTH MOVE RELOCATION FAIR

This program gives members with PCS orders the opportunity to receive personalized information from primary agencies to assist with a “Smooth Move.”  Agencies attending are Airman and Family Readiness Center, Finance, TRICARE, Housing, Transportation Management Office, Rising View, Vet Clinic, Exceptional Family Members Program, and School Liaison.  This fair will be on February 13, at 12:30-1:30 p.m.

HOME BUYING WORKSHOP

Are you considering buying a home?  Do you understand the advantages and disadvantages?  Can you afford it?  Where do you start with credit and financing, and what does it take to get a home loan?  For these answers, attend this workshop from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on February 14.

HEART LINK

This exciting program increases spouse awareness of the mission, customs, traditions, protocol, support resources, and available services.  This program is offered on February 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and includes lunch and reimbursement for free childcare.  Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

A SALUTE TO SMART INVESTING

This program explains the keys to financial success useful to beginner or veteran investors and provides an overview of savings, using credit wisely, basic investing strategies, types of fraud, and danger signs that all investors should be aware of.  Attend this program on February 20, from 1 to 4 p.m.

March Events

DITCHING THE DORMS

This class provides tips and information to prepare for your move out of the dorms.  Topics include:  financial readiness, initial cost, rent/lease, furnishing, and insurance.  Attend this class on March 5, from 8-9 a.m.

 

CAR BUYING STRATEGIES

Are you planning to buy a car soon?  What can you afford and what style car is best for you?  For answers to these questions and more, attend our Car Buying Strategies class from 8:30-11 a.m. on March 12.  Call the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

 

PERSONAL FINANCE 101

Learn the financial skills necessary to maintain a spending plan, use checking and savings accounts, and build or repair credit.  Class meets March 12, from 1-4 p.m.

 

1-2-3 MAGIC PARENTING CLASS

This class provides information on effective discipline for children 2-12 and offers easy-to-follow steps for disciplining children without yelling, arguing, or spanking.  Class meets March 18, from 9 a.m. to noon.  Call the A&FRC at 402-294-4329 for more information and registration.

 

SPOUSE EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOP

Teaches participants to leverage skills to target specific career paths.  Designed for military spouses (but all welcome).  Attendees will learn to create resumes, learn effective interviewing techniques, and use the web to market skills.  This new workshop meets March 25, 8 a.m. to noon.

 

TSP MADE EASY

Provides an overview of the Blended Retirement System and Thrift Savings Plan.  This new program is offered on March 26, from 8-11 a.m.

 

HOME BUYING WORKSHOP

Are you considering buying a home?  Do you understand the advantages and disadvantages?  Can you afford it?  Where do you start with credit and financing, and what does it take to get a home loan?  For these answers, attend this workshop from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. on March 27.