Family Advocacy Prevention

Emergency Reporting:  CALL 9-1-1

Non-Emergency (FFSC):  912-573-4222

Help is Available:  Prevent, Stop Abuse

   

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The Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is a Department of Defense program that is command directed and provides clinical asessment, treatment and services for service members and their families involved in incidents of domestic abuse. The primary goals of FAP are: prevention, victim safety and support, rehabilitative interventions, command and offender accountability, and providing a consistant and appropriate response.

Services Include:

  • Addresses the prevention, indentification, reporting, evaluation, intervention, and follow-up of allegations of child abuse/neglectand domestic abuse involving active duty personnel, their intimate partners and family member.
  • Provides services through domestic violence victim advocates who provide confidential information, safety planning, and other assistance to victims.
  • Trains military personnel in recognizing and reporting family violence and provides specialized training to commanders regarding their reponsibilities in intervention.
  • Conducts preventions activities, including training parenting skills, stress and counseling to couples and parents, in coordination with other DoD programs.
  • Prepares treatment recomendations for the Service Member and Command, and provides support to victims and appropriate treatment to alleged abusers.

  
Tips to Contemplate

  • Prevent or stop child or spouse abuse: Report it immediately!
  • Help abused children and spouses: Tell them about the Family Advocacy Program.
  • Help child and spouse abusers: Tell them about the Family Advocacy Program.
  • Save your own or another's career
  • Help a child: Your's or a neighbor's.
  • Help a spouse: Your's or a neighbor's.
  • Help yourself or a neighbor

   
Phone:  912-573-4222
USS James Madison, Bldg. 1051
Near Personnel Support Detachment and Navy Exchange Complex

  
Additional Local Resources

  • Camden House (Domestic Violence Services): 912-882-7858
  • Georgia Department of Family and Children Services (County Child Protective Services):  912-673-6360
    • Afterhours/Weekends/Holidays:  855-422-4453

Please visit other FFSC links in the menu at left for more information, drop by our offices or call.
Also, you can visit the Navy's FFSC Website.

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