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 four 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. Our programs and services include:
Counseling, Advocacy and Prevention (CAP)
CAP programs provide individual, group and family counseling, victim intervention and related prevention education and awareness programs.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program (SAPR)
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (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 (NGSP)
The Navy Gold Star Program
is the Navy's official program for providing long-term survivor assistance to include; information and referral, education benefits and recognition and support services to surviving families of service members who pass while on active duty.
*** Across all four functional areas, services include Sailor Information and Referral (I&R), individual clinical and non-clinical consultation and educational classes, workshops, and computer tutorial programs. ***
Commander’s Guide to Enhancing Readiness and Resilience
The Commander’s Guide to Enhancing Readiness and Resilience provides commands with Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) information in an easy-to-use reference of available programs and services while afloat, ashore or online. To download the complete guidebook click HERE
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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Updated as of June 6, 2022