Fleet & Family Support

CLICK HERE FOR THE CURRENT CLASS AND PROGRAM SCHEDULE!

PROGRAMS & SERVICES

Information & Referral (I&R): The FFSC has a wealth of information on military and civilian services and resources. If we don't know the answer to your question, we'll research it and get back to you.

Life Skills Education: Life Skills workshops will strengthen and enrich your life with knowledge, skills, and support. The FFSC offers new interactive classes on parenting, effective communication skills, stress, and anger management, strengthening relationships, military spouse orientation, suicide prevention, and more! We can also put together workshops that are tailored to the needs of your command.

Counseling: We offer consultations, assessments, and counseling services to help with stress, anxiety, anger, deployment, communication, relationship conflicts, work issues, grief and loss, personal concerns, parenting questions, and more. Our caring counselors can meet with you individually, as a couple, or as a family.  Walk-ins are welcomed!

Crisis & Disaster Response: Whether it’s a personal crisis (such as separation, divorce, or death) or a large-scale disaster (hurricane, mass casualty), the FFSC can assist. We provide preparedness information, counseling, and recovery assistance.

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Support: The FFSC EFMP Liaison provides program information, resources, and assistance with enrollment for families with special needs.

Relocation Assistance Program (RAP): With individualized consultation and information-filled workshops such as Newcomer’s Orientation, Smooth Move, and Sponsorship Training, the FFSC helps to make your moving process as smooth as possible.

Employment Assistance:  Employment services are provided for job seekers new to the area, starting over in new career fields, or transitioning to civilian jobs.  We offer workshops and consultation on job searches, career planning, resume writing, interview techniques, and more. Our Career Resource Center has computers and resource materials to enhance your job search.

Ombudsman Support:  The FFSC Ombudsman Coordinator works with family support personnel for all military branches and provides ombudsman training, consultation, and support.

Personal Financial Management (PFM):  Let the FFSC help you define your financial needs, plan for the future, and assist you in setting short-term and long-term financial goals. Our Financial Specialists offer one-on-one consultation and budget counseling. We offer workshops on budgeting, financial planning, credit management, and car/home buying as well as Financial Specialist training.

Deployment Support: The FFSC supports deploying service members, their spouses, children, parents and loved ones through command, individual, and family briefs on pre-deployment, mid-deployment, return & reunion, and post-deployment. The FFSC also provides deployment case management, spouse groups, information, coping tips, and one-on-one support.

New Parent Support Program (NPSP):  Our New Parent Support Specialist offers parenting education, support, and home visits for expectant and new parents (children under 4 years).

Transition Assistance Program (T-GPS): The T-GPS provides employment assistance, vocational guidance, and transition information to service members and their spouses. With pre-separation, pre-retirement, education, technical training, and entrepreneur workshops as well as individual consultations and referrals, the FFSC assists service members and spouses to transition successfully to civilian life.

Family Advocacy Program (FAP): The FAP offers awareness and prevention programs, consultation, risk assessment, and interventions for incidents of domestic and child abuse/neglect.

Family Advocacy Program Victim Advocate (FAPVA): FAPVA assists victims with support, safety planning, information, referrals, in gaining transportation, and accompaniment to legal,  medical and other appointments.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR):  The SAPR Program conducts education and awareness programs, trains victim advocates, and offers victims 24/7 support and assistance. To report a sexual assault, please call the 24/7 DoD Safe Helpline: 877-995-5247.