air force aid society (AFAS)

AFAS Brochure

The Air Force Aid Society is the official charity of the U.S. Air Force. The Basic philosophy of the AFAS assistance is to meet immediate needs of an emergency situation as a step towards a lasting solution to a problem. The Society also administers a robust array of education and community enhancement programs.

Emergency Assistance

Interest-free loans and grants on a case-by case basis to assist with a financial emergency. Submit an online application for a Falcon or Air Force Aid loan: APPLY FOR ASSISTANCE

Bundles for Babies

Hosted multiple times a year based on client needs

In this workshop, expectant and new parents learn about Nutrition, Infant Care, Car Seat Safety, Health and Fitness and Financial Planning. Open to all ranks and services, but only active duty Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard and Marine Corps families stationed on an Air Force Base may receive a gift from the AFAS valued at $50.

Car Care Because We Care

Provides a cash-equivalent voucher so a primary vehicle can be given basic maintenance service to deployed families. Includes an oil/filter changes and may include lubrication and a vehicle safety check on a modest grant basis.

Give Parents a Break

Offers eligible active duty Air Force parents a few hours break from the stresses of parenting by provides funding child care for active duty Air Force families.

Heart Link

Hosted biannually or quarterly based on client needs.

The Heart Link - New Spouse Orientation workshop is designed to help new spouses gain a better understanding of the Air Force, Lunch is included.

Child Care for PCS

Helps relieve some of the stress felt by families during a PCS move. AFAS pays for up to 20 hours of child care per child in certified Family Child Care homes. Open to all ranks if childcare is available.

For more details regarding any of the above programs, contact the A&FRC at 719-333-3444 or email us at

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