The program provides transitional services to wounded, seriously ill, and injured service members.
AFFF is a long-term survivor aftercare program established to provide support and resources to eligible surviving family members of deceased Airmen, through information and referral, as well as, facilitating remembrance and connection.
Representatives from multiple base agencies will provide information and services to assist participants in preparing for the arrival of their new baby. During the workshop you will receive a bundle of information, resources and a special gift (if eligible)!
8:30AM - 12:30PM; BLDG 18 MILITARY & FAMILY READINESS CENTER
Provides guidance to commanders, casualty assistance representatives, family liaison officers and other support agencies to ensure members and their families are taken care of as expeditiously as possible. We also administer the Air Force's Survivor Benefit Program (SBP)
The Dorm Departure Program (D2 Program) provides assistance to air and space force dorm residents ready to move out of the dorms.
The D2 Program prepares service members to successfully transition to independent living. This class is designed to assist in researching, saving, and planning for your new living accommodations.
9–10AM at the M&FRC Office on the following dates for CY 2024:
- Jan 24
- Feb 14
- Feb 28
- Mar 6
- Mar 20
- Apr 17
- May 8
- Jun 12
- Aug 7
- Aug 21
- Sept 11
- Sept 25
- Oct 16
- Nov 13
- Dec 4
Special Instructions: Dorm Departure Program (D2 Program) is two parts: (1.) Completion of a workshop (2.) Completion of a 1:1 Budget Review.
Emergency financial assistance is available to all branches - Air Force Aid Society (AFAS), Army Emergency Relief (AER), and the Navy Marine Corp Relief Society (NMCRS).
APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE BY BRANCH OF SERVICE
To check eligibility guidelines for the Branch of Service please visit their website.
New users must REGISTER prior to creating an application. Please contact the respective Relief Society at the website or number(s) provided below if you have question about an application or the process.
US AIR FORCE
- Go to Air Force Aid Society website: afas.org. Create an application at: portal.afas.org
- Click here to continue working on an existing application. (GENERAL NEEDS ONLY)
- If you need help completing an application or encounter problems, please contact the M&FRC for guidance on "how to apply" or call HQ AFAS society general assistance section at 703-972-2604 for assistance.
Army Emergency Relief Society website: armyemergencyrelief.org
USN & USMC
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society website: nmcrs.org
AMERICAN RED CROSS ARMED FORCES EMERGENCY SERVICES
- For EMERGENCIES please call American Red Cross (ARC) by dialing 1-877-272-7337 or click here to visit the Red Cross Website.
- The ARC will complete an in-take application by gathering all the facts, required documents and present the case on behalf of the Service member, Family, etc.
- Click here to create an account, apply or to view the status of your American Red Cross Emergency Relief application.
Offers a full range of employment assistance to Airmen and family members with job search, career development and other related services including career coaching and testing, resume writing assistance, job search assistance and executive transition workshops.
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is comprised of EFMP medical, assignments, and family support. The M&FRC is home to our EFMP Family Support Coordinators who provide non-medical assistance families of any DoD ID cardholder and of all branches of service, who have adult or child dependents with special needs. Services include: family needs assessments, service plans, trainings, events, and information community resources, support groups, respite care, housing, educational supports, financial assistance and more.
Visit the MacDill AFB EFMP Page for comprehensive program information.
Provides assistance in determining military and community resources for referral and collaboration. It is a centralized point for information and referral to a comprehensive network of internal and external agencies, services and programs.
Military families face unique challenges. They may struggle with issues such as deployment-related stress, reintegration and pressures of managing parenting and finances while a loved one is deployed. Provides short-term, non-medical counseling services to members and their families at no-cost. Provides psycho-education to help military service members and their families understand the impact of deployment and other stresses related to life in the military. Contact MFLC at (813) 816-3061, ((813) 210-7822 or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Assists military members and their families through the deployment phases, by providing members with Pre/Post Deployment (Reintegration) Briefings and sustainment support to families during deployments.
Offers individual consultation and programming to improve quality of life and address issues associated with personal, relational, and work matters. Some topics include, but are not limited to Key Spouse Program, Bundles for Babies and True Colors.
Information, education, and counseling. PFR offers short & long-term solutions to financial problems by providing you with the information needed to develop a sound budget and plan for a strong financial future.
Offers information, assistance and referral services to parents in making their child's educational transition into and out of the area as smooth as possible. We serve as a communication link between MacDill AFB parents and the surrounding school districts and advocate for adherence to the requirements of the Interstate Compact Agreement.
Visit the School Liaison Page
The Military & Family Readiness Center at MacDill AFB has a longstanding tradition of delivering one of the best Transition Assistance Programs (TAP) in the Department of Defense. Our TAP services and classes can be used by any branch of the military and will satisfy all congressional mandates. Our new TAP pages were created to assist you in navigating all the information and resources. Consider this a one-stop shop for all aspects of TAP.
Formal Department of Defense volunteer program that gives military ID card holders the chance to volunteer with agencies on MacDill AFB. Check out the list of agencies and ask about our incentive program called MacVIP.