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Social Resources

Feeling connected and supported by others and your community is important to your health. Here are resources to help:

Dover AFB Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLCs)

Phone: (302) 379-6411


Free and anonymous counseling/support to help military personnel and their families strengthen relationships and overcome life challenges.


Social Wellness Services: Short-term counseling for relationship issues at home and at work, stress management, anxiety, deployment/ reintegration issues, handling grief and loss, discrimination, and other non-medical concerns. No records are kept except for certain "duty to warn" situations.


Dover AFB Military & Family Readiness Center

Phone: (302) 677-6930


Bldg. 846 Sumner Drive

Dover, DE 19902

One-stop information and referral center for single, married, active-duty, Guard, Reserves and retired members as well as their families, ensuring military personnel and their families are connected with the appropriate services on and off base.

Social Wellness Services: Spousal and Family Support, Employment Assistance, Exceptional Family Member Family Support (EFMP), Volunteerism, Casualty assistance, Air Force Families Forever – long-term aftercare for loss of Active Duty loved ones.


436th AW Chaplain

Bldg. 417 behind the Main Base Shoppette/Gasoline Station

Carpenter Chapel (Chapel 2)

Bldg. 2998, in base housing area, across from Welch Elementary and Middle Schools

100% confidential spiritual care counseling for Airmen, their families, and other authorized personnel, whether religious or non-religious. 

Social Wellness Services: The Chaplain provides a variety of activities/events designed to promote social connectedness.

Dover AFB Family Advocacy Program (FAP)

Phone: (302) 677-2711, Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (302) 677-5674 - After hours (302) 213-3508


300 Tuskegee Blvd 

Dover, DE 19902

Programs to support parents and families by preventing various forms of family maltreatment.

Social Wellness Services: New Parent Support Program, Weekly Playgroup for Parents of Young Children, Parenting Education, Family Advocacy Strengths-Based Therapy, Postpartum Stress Support Group.

School Liaison

Phone: 677-4622


Bldg. 864 Youth Center - Base Housing area

Dover, DE 19902

Assist military and DOD civilian families with questions or issues concerning public, charter, private and home-schools for children in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade.

Social Wellness Services: Deployment Support, Grant Resources and Scholarships, Local School Navigation, Transition Support.

Military One Source

Phone: 800-342-9647


24/7 support for Airmen and their families available at no cost.


Social Wellness Services: Counseling for a wide range of issues from marital conflicts, anger management, stress and coping with separation, loss, and deployments. Sessions are no cost, can be short-term and can take place in person, over the phone, or via secure video or online chat.

Employee Assistance Program (AF Civilians)

Phone: 866-580-9078


Free, confidential services to help AF Civilian personnel and their household members manage everyday challenges and work on complex issues.


Social Wellness Services: Counseling, Work-Life Services, Manager Support, Community Resources, Adult Caregiver Support, Child Care and Parental Support, Pet Support.

Equal Opportunity (EO) Program

Phone: Phone: 302- 677-3905

Bldg. 519 Atlantic Avenue

Dover, DE 19902

Provides prompt and impartial services to all Airmen and Guardians, military family members, and retirees, responding to unlawful discrimination and harassment which threaten Airmen and Guardian’s wellbeing, unit morale, and ultimately degrades mission readiness and success.

Social Wellness Services: Guidance for reporting on workplace discrimination - based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, or sexual orientation), age (over 40), disability, genetic information, or retaliation. Also provide support for reporting unlawful harassment, harassment - hostile work environment NOT based on protected class and for Military – bullying, hazing, offensive jokes, ridicule or mockery, insults or put-downs, intimidating acts, veiled threats of violence, threatening or provoking remarks.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program

Phone: 24/7 Dover AFB SAPR Helpline (302) 363-7272

Bldg. 520, Room 201A/B 

Dover, DE 19902

Provides education and awareness of sexual assault issues and gives victims of sexual assault an avenue to seek help and maintain confidentiality

in reporting the incident/s in a safe and less intrusive process.

Social Wellness Services: For sexual assault victims, trained Victim Advocates are available for crisis intervention, referrals and on-going support as well as accompaniments to medical appointments and investigative interviews if requested. Restricted Reports may only be reported to the Sexual Assault Response Coordinator (SARC), Victim Advocate or healthcare provider by a military member, their dependents over 18, and AF Civilian employees. Restricted Reporting allows a sexual assault victim to receive medical treatment and counseling without triggering an investigation.

Integrated Resilience Office

Phone: (302- 677-3275/6551)

Bldg. 520, Room 245

Dover, DE 19902

Provides solutions to optimize resilience and to maximize primary prevention and response to interpersonal and self-directed violence.

Social Wellness Services: Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, and Wingman Intervention training.

Fun & Leisure Resources

DAFB Event Calendar:

Recreation and Fitness:
Outdoor Rec, Info Tickets & Travel, Fitness Center, Arts & Crafts, Golf Course, Bowling, Auto Hobby Shop, Aero Club

Family Resources:
Education Center, Youth Center, Child Development Center, Family Childcare, School Liaison, Airmen & Family Readiness

Dining & Lodging:

Additional Resources

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