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Installation Listings

Installation Listing Category
Service
  • Airforce

Geographical Address

Duty Station(s)
Public Address
351 Travis Avenue Bldg. 660 60 FSS/FSFR Travis AFB, CA 94535-1903
Postal Code
94535
latitude
38.27
longitude
-121.95

Contact Info

DSN
312-837-2486 / Fax 312-837-4187
COMM
707-424-2486 / Fax 707-424-4187
Operating Hours
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Thu 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Closed - Sat, Sun & Holidays

 

Financial Assistance

Resources are available to help you understand and manage your finances, including one-on-one financial counseling to assist you and your family with financial readiness. Services are designed to focus on money management issues throughout your active-duty lifecycle and into retirement.  Financial readiness educational opportunities range from basic planning to long-term investing. Check out the information below to see what’s available at your installation.

Financial Planning and Preparedness

Financial guidance is offered to those experiencing money management difficulties or for those who want to be in control of their finances.

The Airman and Family Readiness Center’s Personal Financial Readiness Program offers confidential and individualized financial planning assistance, workshops, and classes on a recurring basis to all service members, retirees, Department of Defense civilians, and their families with regard to learning the principles and concepts of personal financial management. Information and assistance are available in areas such as military pay and allowances, goal setting, saving, debt management, car buying, credit card management, Veterans Affairs home loans, credit management, financial planning, and understanding of the Thrift Savings Plan, investment fundamentals, mutual funds and more.

There are also trained staff members available to assist with a variety of financial goals and concerns, including identity theft prevention and credit report reviewing. Relocating is a time when finances can become limited. Military members and their families should contact their current A&FRC or gain A&FRC upon arrival for assistance in addressing their financial concerns and goals.

Personal Financial Management Program (PFMP)

There are many hidden costs when moving. To ensure you are prepared discuss moving and financial preparedness with the Community Readiness Consultants at the Airman and Family Readiness Center.

The Personal Financial Readiness program offers a full range of education, training, counseling, and information on money issues. Computer programs are available to help set up a budget, determine a debt repayment schedule, and identify financial needs.

Air Force Aid Society

The Air Force Aid Society has supported the Air Force mission by providing worldwide emergency assistance, sponsoring education assistance programs, and offering an array of base community enhancement programs that improve the quality of life of airmen and their families.

At Travis Air Force Base, the Airman and Family Readiness Center serves as a liaison with the other relief agencies -- Army Emergency Relief, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, and Coast Guard Mutual Assistance -- to provide emergency financial assistance to members and retirees of other branches of service.

Although military members who are notified of a new assignment are encouraged to plan financially for their move, the AFAS may be able to provide emergency financial assistance on a case-by-case basis if a financial emergency arises. If an emergency occurs en route to your next duty station, contact the nearest military base, if possible. If no military installation is located in the immediate vicinity of the location of the emergency, military members are encouraged to contact the American Red Cross, which can act as a liaison between you and the various relief agencies (AFAS, AER, NMCRS, and CGMA).

During a permanent change of station move, Air Force members with children are authorized up to 20 free hours of child care per child within 60 days of departure from the losing base and/or arrival at the base. To receive a program voucher, bring a copy of your PCS orders to the A&FRC (at your gaining or losing base). Military members can register for base child care to include family child care prior to arrival at the Military Childcare website.

 

 

 

 

 

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