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Fleet and Family Support Center
1 Juffair Avenue
Banz Warehouse (Bay-6)
The Military and Family Support Center is one part of a larger network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family readiness. The larger system called the Military Family Readiness System is a web of support for you and your family. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services they offer are a key resource for you and your family.
Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. Offerings include:
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs such as the following:
Exceptional Family Member Program
Family Advocacy Program
New Parent Support Program
Federal Voting Assistance Program
Services may vary by location and installation. Use the Search tool to find contact information for your installation Military and Family Support Center. Just enter your installation name, Zip code or state.
Licensed clinical social workers and mental health professionals provide individual, marital and family counseling. Life skills workshops and seminars such as stress and anger management are also available.
The Navy Family Advocacy Program, U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain addresses the prevention, identification, reporting, intervention, treatment and monitoring of child abuse/neglect and domestic abuse involving Navy, Marine Corps, Army, Air Force, Coast Guard and Department of Defense civilian/contract personnel and all eligible family members. Retirees are assisted as needed. FAP is a line-managed, multidisciplinary program whose goals are prevention, victim safety and protection, offender accountability, rehabilitative education and counseling and community responsibility for a consistent and appropriate response to family violence/maltreatment. The key initial responders to allegations of family maltreatment are law enforcement, commands, medical and the family advocacy representative. Limited rehabilitative services are available. Groups are conducted based on the number of participants referred.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program
The Sexual Assault Prevention and Response program is aimed at increasing public awareness and reducing incidents of sexual assault within the Department of Defense. It consists of three components: sexual assault awareness and prevention education, victim advocacy and data collection.
Information and Referral
This program helps the military community find out what is available and how to access the services they want or need. Typically, the Information and Referral Program provides basic information such as organization names, telephone numbers and addresses.
The Relocation Assistance Program is designed to assist personnel as they move into and out of the Bahrain area. Programs include:
Transition Assistance Management Program
The separation Transition Goals, Plans, Success program is a mandatory, five-day workshop presented to active-duty military and their families with less than 20 years of active-duty service. The retirement Transition GPS program is a mandatory, five-day workshop presented to military members and their families contemplating retirement.
Other programs include:
Personal Financial Management
Personal Financial Management offers a wide range of services to assist service members, civilian employees and their families with their financial needs. The program offers general military training, individual counseling and regularly scheduled classes. The budget counseling program can either be self-referred or command-directed.
For additional information and to make reservations, call the FFSC, DSN 318-439-4046 or 011-973-1785 4046.