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Fleet and Family Support Center
1949 Von Steuben Drive
Newport News, VA 23603
As a gateway to the resources you need, the Military and Family Support Center provides information, support and services to help you balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center is one part of the overall Family Readiness System, which is the network of agencies, programs, services, partnerships and individuals that supports your personal and family life readiness, mobilization and deployment readiness, and mobility and economic readiness. It should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation. The programs and services are a key resource for you and your family. They include:
Military and Family Support Centers are part of the network of agencies, programs, services and partnerships which supports the overall well-being of military families. Military and Family Support Centers provide information, education and support programs to help balance the demands of military life. The Military and Family Support Center should be one of your first stops once you arrive at a new installation to connect with key programs, services and support systems.
Military and Family Support Centers may provide other programs such as the following:
These services may vary by location and installation. Find your specific center on MilitaryINSTALLATIONS.
Fleet and Family Support Center Yorktown offers the following additional services:
Counseling – FFSC provides confidential, short-term individual, pre-marital, marital and couples counseling; group counseling and workshops to military members and their spouses. They will assist you in developing effective strategies to help manage the difficulties and changes that you may encounter.
The New Parent Support Team – This program is designed to assist expectant or new parents with parenting and military lifestyle challenges. There are two levels of services:
For more information on NPS and other resources that might be available, call Yorktown FFSC at 757-887-4606.
Volunteer Program – To provide opportunities or resources in the community for individuals to grow and develop through volunteer work and to provide volunteer support to augment FFSC programs in the military community.
Fleet and Family Support Centers of Hampton Roads Regional Programs:
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response – Provides victim advocates, resource information and counseling referrals for victims. SAPR provides command support with SAPR advocate and point-of- contact training as well as the SAPR refresher training. The SAPR representative onboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown can be reached by calling 757-887-4606. After hours contact, 24/7: 757-438-4011.
Transition Assistance Programs – The five-day Transition Goals, Plans, Success workshop is not offered onboard NWS Yorktown. TAP classes for the Hampton Roads region are held onboard Naval Station Norfolk. To obtain a quota, you may contact them at 757-444-6089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The two-day career tracks (entrepreneurship, higher education and career technical training), capstone event and half-day employment workshops are offered at NWS Yorktown. Call 757-887-4606 to sign up or for more information.
To learn more about what FFSC has to offer you and your family, visit our website.
Navy Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate – Provides family violence prevention and identification educational workshops for commands. DAVA goals are victim safety and protection, offender accountability, rehabilitative education and counseling, and command intervention. FFSC also offers a variety of educational workshops designed to strengthen families by increasing skills to cope with family challenges and interpersonal relationships. After hours contact, 24/7: 757-438-4180.