We know how important family is! Family services offered by the 27th Special Operations Force Support Squadron has you covered, addressing concerns like money management, spouse employment and education, parenting, relocation, deployment and the concerns of families with special needs members.
AIRMAN & FAMILY READINESS CENTER (A&FRC)
Services offered by A&FRC include Air Force Aid Society, Family Readiness Program, Volunteer Resource Program, Career Focus Program, Personal Financial Management Program, Relocation Assistance Program, Transition Assistance Program, Family Life Consultant, Casualty Assistance/Survivor Benefits, School Liason Officer and Discovery Center.
CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER (CDC)
There are two Child Development Centers (CDC) at Cannon. The Cannon CDC is located on base just a block from the medical clinic. The Chavez CDC is located off base close to Chavez housing. Both centers accept infants to children up to Kindergarten. Full-time, part-time and drop in care are available at each center.
FAMILY CHILD CARE (FCC)
The Family Child Care (FCC) center is another option for parents needing child care. All FCC providers register and become certified through the FCC management office on base. FCC providers watch your children from their home-based child care business. Providers accept all ages of children and can accommodate most work schedules including weekends. If you are interested in becoming a FCC provider, please visit Family Child Care or contact the FCC coordinator at 575-784-6258.
The Youth Center is another alternative for children! The Youth Center offers after school programs, summer programs and open recreation. The after school program is a fee-based program where students can go after school. Children involved in this program have structured daily activities. Some of the events include cooking and life skills classes, day trips, crafts, contests, movie nights and much more. The open recreation program has a more flexible schedule built in to it. Youth decide what activities they want to do including watching movies, listening to music, outdoor activities, doing homework, or just hanging out with friends. Youth programs is available for children 6-17 years of age.
Everyone with children and access to the base is encouraged and permitted to use any of the family services mentioned above. Contact each organization or program manager for specific details.