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The individual branches of service provide a number of programs to support service members and their families in preventing abuse and neglect. The following links provide the official service programs for the prevention of abuse and neglect in the military.

Army

Army OneSource This website provides a number of different resources and services for Soldiers and their families. It includes information about the Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) and the New Parent Support Program (NPSP).

Marine Corps

Leaders Guide for Managing Marines in Distress This Guide is a quick reference tool, designed to help leaders at all levels take care of Marines within the unit who are in distress because of their situation or behavior. It has content specifically focused on issues of family violence.

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) MCCS provides a wide range of services to help Marines and their family members enhance their quality of life including counseling, information and referral, and programs/services related to the military lifestyle. The FAP page provides an overview of the program as well as information on transitional compensation, victim advocacy, and a list of points of contact for FAP at every installation that supports families.

Marine Corps Family Advocacy Program This website provides information and resources about the Marine Corps FAP, addressing family violence issues through prevention, identification, intervention, support for victims, treatment for abusers, and a coordinated response with other military and civilian community resources. FAP provides services to minors who have been sexually abused.

Navy

Navy Fleet and Family Support Program (FFSP) Through this website, Sailors and family members may access information on a wide range of programs focused on adapting to the special demands of military careers and military family life. Fleet and Family Support Centers offer a variety of services to prevent and address child abuse and domestic abuse. The FAP section of this website provides basic information about the Navy FAP, including assessment and screening information and an explanation of different treatment options.

Navy Leader's Guide to Managing Sailors in Distress The purpose of this Guide is to help leaders at all levels (Commanding Officers, Command Master Chiefs, Department Heads, Division Officers, Chiefs) recognize distress related behaviors, provide support to Sailors within the unit, and collaborate with helping agencies to meet the needs of individuals in distress. The Guide aims to assist leaders in the decision-making process by describing a broad range of supportive interventions, resources, and strategies for supporting Sailors in distress. It has content specifically focused on issues of family violence.

Air Force

Air Force Family Advocacy Program This website is the central online resource for Air Force FAP and is regularly updated with new information.  It includes links to a video center with visual training materials and other materials describing domestic abuse support programs.  FAP provides services to minors who have been sexually abused. Please note: A Common Access Card (CAC) is required to access this site.

Air Force Leader's Guide to Managing Personnel in Distress The purpose of this Guide is to help unit leaders (commanders, first sergeants, and supervisors) recognize distress-related behaviors, provide support to individuals within the unit, and collaborate with helping agencies to meet the needs of individuals in distress. The Guide aims to assist leaders in the decision-making process by describing a broad range of supportive interventions, resources, and strategies for supporting individuals in distress. It has content specifically focused on issues of family violence.


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