Fleet and Family Support Center
NSA Naples Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) staff recognize that being in the military is a lifestyle that presents unique challenges and opportunities for service members and their families. Fleet and Family Support programs support individual and family readiness through a full array of programs and resources, which help families to be resilient, well informed and adaptable to the military environment.
- Family Support Programs (new parent support, family life education, and family advocacy).
- Counseling -- licensed clinical counselors provide individual, marital and family counseling to adults and children. We also have an Active Duty Social Worker and an Adolescent Counselor. In addition, Sailor Assistance Intercept for Life (SAIL) Case Management to Service Members who have experienced suicidal ideation/behaviors is available.
- Personal finances – A Financial Educator can assist you in developing a spending plan, combating debt, investing for your retirement, saving for other goals and home buying.
- Family employment readiness – employment and volunteer opportunities at NSA Naples, resume writing, interviewing skills, job search planning, educational opportunities, and internet resources.
- Sexual Assault Prevention and Response -- information and emotional support with medical, legal and investigative processes, including access to Victim Legal Counsel (VLC)
- Deployment readiness – pre- and post-deployment briefs and support for service members and their families, Commands and Individual Augmentees (IA).
- Relocation Assistance – Sponsorship training, Welcome Aboard packages and orientation briefs (for those moving to NSA Naples) and Smooth Move (for those moving away from Naples). Loaner Locker is available for personnel arriving or leaving NSA Naples Area.
- Ombudsman – support for Sailors and their families.
- Intercultural Relations -- culture-specific information, cross-cultural training, and Italian language classes.
- Transition Assistance -- resources to help make the move to civilian life go smoothly for military members and their families. Transition GPS (TAP) classes offer detailed information about civilian employment, Veteran Affairs Benefits, educational opportunities, and general information about how to succeed as a civilian professional.
- Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) -- provide program information and connection with resources for families with special needs.
- Life Skills Education -- provides prevention and enrichment programs designed for individuals, couples, and families, but can also be tailored to command groups (e.g. Anger Management, Parenting, Stress Management, Healthy Relationships, etc.).
- Veteran Affairs (VA) Benefit Advisors and School Liaison Office (SLO) are also available on-site for your needs.
Workshops and seminars, individual clinical and non-clinical consultation and information and referral are available to active-duty and retired military personnel, their family members and, if available, DoD employees, their spouses and contract employees. Reach us at DSN 314-629-6372; Comm: +39 081-811-6372; firstname.lastname@example.org
Annual Workshops and Capstone Dates
To register, call or email, FFSC: 081 811 6372, DSN 629 6372, FFSCNSANaplesItaly@eu.navy.mil