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United Way of Lancaster County
Description of Service
Air Force Aid Society recognized the need to expand its charter to meet the emerging needs of the Air Force. They determined the most effective way to help with these new challenges is through targeted community programs which enhance Airman/family welfare and send a strong message that the Society understands today’s stresses.
Bundles for Babies - classes and layette,
Car Care Because We Care Program - preventive vehicle maintenance that includes oil/filter change, lubrication, and vehicle safety checks and additional repairs or services identified by the mechanic as urgent,
Child Care Program - pays for 20 hours of child care (per child) in AF certified Family Child Care homes on base or in AF affiliated homes off base,
Phone Home Program - provides prepaid calling cards for deployed Air Force members, including single and married service members,
Spouse Employment Program - provides entry-level job training to active duty Air Force spouses with the goal being immediate, viable employment,
Spouse Orientation Program - activities consisting of presentations form base agencies, interactive games and exercises that should, by the end of the day, leave spouses feeling they are an important and respected part of the Air Force team,
Youth Employment Skills (YES) Program - is an on-base volunteer program for high school students and is offered at selected Air Force bases and offers high school students an opportunity to learn valuable work skills, "bank" dollar credits toward their post-secondary education/training, and have a positive impact on their base community.