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Feeling well-connected and supported by others and your community is an important component of your overall health. Here are the resources that can help you reach your optimum level of social wellness.

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Fun & Leisure Resources

DAFB Event Calendar: https://www.doverfss.com/base-events

Recreation and Fitness: https://www.doverfss.com/recreation

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

Family Resources: https://www.doverfss.com/family-services

  • Education Center, Youth Center, Child Development Center, Family Childcare, School Liaison, Military & Family Readiness

Dining & Lodging: https://www.doverfss.com/dining

Dover AFB Military and Family Life Consultants (MFLCs)

Phone: 302-379-6411

Link: https://www.dover.af.mil/units/436th-airman-and-familiy-readiness

Free and anonymous counseling 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 work, stress management, deployment/reintegration issues, handling grief and loss, discrimination, anxiety. Except for certain "duty to warn" situations, no records are kept.

Dover AFB Military & Family Readiness Center

Phone: (302) 677-6930

Link: https://www.doverfss.com/dafb-afrc

Bldg. 846 Sumner Drive

Dover, DE 19902

Provide individuals, families, and leadership with programs and services that strengthen community and promote self-sufficiency, mission readiness, and adaptation to the Air Force way of life. Serving Active Duty (single and married), family members,
National Guard and Reserves, Retirees, as well as Civilian Employees.

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

Chaplain

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

Social Wellness Services: Counseling for relationships, workplace issues, sexual assault, grief, transition, deployment, legal, bullying, ethical and moral issues, etc. The Chapel also provides religious services and fellowship (worship services, weddings, funerals, memorials, religious observances and all spiritual care). 

Dover AFB Family Advocacy Program (FAP)

Mission: Is to build healthy communities through implementing programs and policies designed for the prevention and treatment of domestic abuse, child abuse and neglect, and Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth (PSB-CY).

Domains: Social Wellness-Connection; Physical Wellness; Psychological Wellness; Self Connection and Personal Growth.

Social Wellness Services: New Parent Support Program including a Weekly playgroup meets during school year, Family Advocacy Strengths-Based Therapy, Postpartum Stress Support Group, Treatment for Victims/Offenders of Domestic Violence. Classes offered regularly include Parenting Education Classes; Separating and Divorcing Parent Education Class (mandated by the State of Delaware); Relationship Red Flags; 5 Love Languages; Dad's Class.

Military One Source

Phone: Delaware Military OneSource State Consultant (302-494-3825), Military OneSource 24/7 Support (800-342-9647)

Link: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/

24/7 support for Airmen and their immediate family members at no cost.

Social Wellness Services: Health and wellness coaching for teens and adults, wellness apps, non-medical counseling, articles, webinars, videos and newsletters for a variety of health and wellness topics including spiritual wellness and mindfulness.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPR)

Address: 520 Main Gate Way, Dover AFB, DE

Intended for: Active Duty, Guard/Reserve, Dependents 18+, DoD Civilians

When: 24/7 SAPR Victim Advocate (VA): 302-363-7272 (SARC)

Where: Bldg. 520, 2nd floor, Suite 201C

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office (SAPR) is a DoD-wide quality of life program for victims of sexual assault crimes that provides the following services:

Restricted Reporting - Maintains Confidentiality - NO INVESTIGATION - Report MUST be made to SARC, healthcare provider, Chaplain, SVC or Victim Advocate ONLY.

Unrestricted Reporting - INITIATES INVESTIGATION - Whenever the sexual assault information is given to mandatory reporters (Chain of Command to include immediate supervisor, 1st Sgt, Commanders, OSI, Security Forces) or when the victim wants to proceed to investigation.

 

Social Wellness Services: SARC assigns a Victim Advocate who is trained to provide crisis intervention, information and referral of on/off base helping agency services to include support through medical and legal proceedings.

Employee Assistance Program (AF Civilians)

Phone: (866) 580-9078

Link: https://magellanascend.com/

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

Personal Growth Services: 24/7 access to work-life services, including the LifeCare Resource Center for a variety of personal growth resources, College kits, and Self-Care programs.

Additional Resources

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Equal Opportunity (EO) Office

Address: Bldg. 519, 520 Atlantic Street Dover, DE 19902

Open: 0700-1600, Mon-Fri

Phone: (302) 677-3743 and (302) 677-3905

 

Free, confidential services intended for: Active Duty, Federal Service Civilians, and their eligible family members, and Retirees

Environmental Wellness Services: Provide military and civilian complaint processing for allegations of unlawful discrimination that fall within the purview of the Civil Act Rights of 1964, Title VII. Those protected categories for military members are race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual harassment, sexual orientation, hazing (effective 1 Feb 19), and bullying (effective 1 Feb 19). DoD civilian employees are also protected by the previous categories, along with age, disability, reprisal for prior EEO activity, pregnancy for sex discrimination, and genetic information. In an effort to promote an environment free from unlawful discrimination and/or harassment, the EO Office offers conflict resolution methods through mediation and facilitation utilizing the Alternate Dispute Resolution Program. Team building and specialized training (i.e. focus groups, cultural awareness, etc.) are also provided in an effort to deliver all levels of leadership preventative measures for a more cohesive environment with effective communication.

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