The Navy's Family Readiness programs have been afforded the highest visibility, advocacy and priority. In practical terms, this has resulted in increased services to family members, increased individual assistance and consultation, more varied educational programs, more proactive outreach, and delivery of family support services in locations most conducive to family member engagement. Learn more About Us. Navy Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) is organized into three functional areas critical to mission success:
CORE FAMILY READINESS
Work and Family Life (WFL)
WFL programs directly support mission readiness by preparing service members and their families for the physical, emotional, interpersonal and logistical demands of the military lifestyle.
- Deployment and Mobilization Support
- Individual Deployment Support
- Ombudsman Program
- Transition Assistance Program (TAP)
- Family Employment Readiness Program (FERP)
- Emergency Preparedness and Response, including nonmedical case management
- Personal Financial Management (PFM)
- Relocation Assistance
- Webinar Classes
Counseling, Advocacy and Prevention (CAP)
CAP programs provide individual, group and family counseling, victim intervention and related prevention education and awareness programs.
- Nonmedical Counseling
- Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
- Crisis Response / Psychological First Aid
- Family Advocacy Program (FAP)
- New Parent Support Home Visitation Program (NPS-HVP)
- Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy (DAVA)
SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE PROGRAM
Sexual Assualt Prevention and Response Program (SAPR) provides sexual assault awareness and prevention education, victim advocacy, response coordination, case management and incident data collection to active-duty personnel, adult family members and commands.
NAVY GOLD STAR PROGRAM
The Navy Gold Star program is the Navy’s official program for providing long-term nonmedical case management, information and referral, education, recognition and support services to surviving families of service members who pass while on active duty.
Across all three sub-functions, services include Sailor Information and Referral (I&R), individual clinical and non-clinical consultation and educational classes, workshops, and computer tutorial programs.
FFSPs support individual and family readiness through a full array of programs and resources which help Navy families to be resilient, well-informed and adaptable to the Navy environment.These programs and services are currently delivered from 81 sites worldwide, with 58 of those sites delivering a full portfolio of programs and services. Click the image above to be taken to the Fleet and Family Support Center Directory.
Family Connection Newsletter - Information and resources for service members and families. This publication is distributed electronically each month on a variety of different topics.
The Navy Public Affairs Guide for Navy Family Members provides guidance on the safe use of social media and on interactions with the media.
Navy Family Accountability and Assessment System (NFAAS) - used during times of crisis to account for, manage and monitor the recovery of personnel and their families.
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