Help for Evacuees

For those being evacuated from Caracas or affected by any other evacuation, AAFSW has a committee offering help such as lending warm clothing and baby equipment, offering rides, etc.
If you are in need of support, or if you would like to volunteer any kind of help through the committee, please contact Ann La Porta at



3/10/2019: Information about the new photo contest has been posted in the sidebar and on the photo contest page.

12/4/2018: The winner of the Fall Photo Contest has been posted in the sidebar and the photo gallery has been updated. Photo Gallery.

11/5/2018: Information about the current contest is now in the right sidebar. There is still time for your participation in the Fall Photo Contest. Other winners and an updated gallery is available on our Photo Gallery page.




Foreign Service Community Support Offices, Groups and Organizations
Official and Independent Support Resources and Advocacy Organizations.


Foreign Service Social Media

AAFSW-run social media groups and more.


Bidding, Travel and Moving
General moving, moving with pets, school research links and unaccompanied tour support.


Life at Post
Bidding resources, social media groups, emergencies,
and post evacuation.


Back in the USA
Transitioning to D.C. or back to the United States.


Employment for Spouses, Partners and Retirees
EFM employment, including volunteering, and retiree support.


Education and Parenting
Raising children in the FS, scholarships, special needs/gifted, boarding school,social media resources, adoption.


Medical, Wellness and Resilience
Medical clearance, medical evacuation, health insurance, air quality, wellness and resilience.


Finances, Legal, Insurance, and Retirement Resources
Insurance resources.