National Military Appreciation Month
May is National Military Appreciation Month, a time to recognize and show our appreciation for all military personnel – including those men and women who have served throughout our history, those who serve in uniform now, their families, and all the service members who have given their lives in defense of the freedoms we enjoy today. Thank you for your service and sacrifices!
- Family Readiness
Navy families serve right along with their Sailor, and we want to empower you to use the programs and services we offer. We provide these directly through Fleet and Family Support Centers, at 81 service delivery sites worldwide, with 58 of those sites delivering a full selection of programs and services to meet the ever-growing needs of our Sailors and their families.
- Chief of Naval Operations' Navy Family Framework
The Chief of Naval Operations' Navy Family Framework describes the role that families play in fulfilling our strategic objectives and the responsibilities that the Navy has to our families. It outlines our commitment to enhance mutual support between the Navy and our families. We recruit a Sailor, but we retain a family. Stronger families make a stronger fleet.
- Coast Guard Support Program
The CG SUPRT Program offers free and confidential services to navigate life's challenges.
Counseling, Advocacy and Prevention (CAP) programs provide individual, group and family counseling, victim intervention and related prevention education and awareness programs. Our programs and services include Clinical Counseling, Sailor Assistance and Intercept for Life (SAIL), Family Advocacy Program (FAP), and New Parent Support Home Visitation Program (NPS-HVP).
- FFSC Directory
This directory of the Fleet and Family Support Centers includes the center’s address, phone number and webpage link for each region listed. Sailors and their families are able to visit other military installations (such as the Army's SFACs or MFSC, for example) in accordance with DoD Instruction 1342.22: Military Family Readiness (July 2012 inc Change 2, April 2017).
- Navy Gold Star Program
The Navy Gold Star Program provides support to surviving family members of Sailors who died while on active duty, regardless of your loved one's military branch, location, or manner of death. Coordinators strive to be a resource and embody the program's mission of connecting with surviving family members of active-duty death through engagement, creating a culture of remembrance. Our coordinators are located all over the United States and are here to serve as the trusted connection to the Navy for as long as family members’ desire.
- Navy Spouse Navigation
The Navy Spouse Navigation page is designed especially for you, the Navy spouse. You can use the official information on this page to go directly to the Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) you want, as well as additional support programs the Navy and other non-federal organizations offer.
- Sailor and Family Information and Referral
Sailors and Navy family members can receive information and referral (I&R) regarding a wide range of personal and family readiness issues. Please contact your local law enforcement for emergencies or dial 911.
View available resources here: https://www.navymwr.org/modules/media/?do=download&id=bfb0db6b-ed01-4711-bb97-5935943d64f1
- Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program
The U.S. Navy's Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program is designed to meet the needs of victims. Services are available to victims regardless of whether the victim knows the offender, and regardless of where and when the assault took place.
- Work and Family Life
Work and Family Life (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 Deployment Readiness Support; Individual Augmentees Spouse and Family Support; Ombudsman Program; Transition Assistance, Relocation Assistance; Family Employment; Personal Financial; Emergency Response; Podcasts and Webinars; Life Skills; and the Exceptional Family Member Program.