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Family Advocacy Program (FAP)

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NOTICE: Military Life & Family Counselor (MFLC) - phone appointment services available for Active Duty, Retirees and their Family members: 443-206-3266, M-F: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Child MFLC can be reached at: 443-206-3266.


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We provide assistance to individuals who want to improve their personal lives and relationships.

The Family Advocacy Program (FAP) exists to break the cycle of spouse/intimate partner and child abuse by identifying abuse as early as possible. We provide prevention and intervention services and resources for affected Services Members and their Families.

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Family Advocacy Program

The U.S. Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) helps Soldiers and their Families recognize and prepare for the unique challenges of military lifestyles. Our services include seminars, workshops, counseling, and intervention to help strengthen the relationships of Army Families.

We are also dedicated to the prevention domestic abuse, child abuse, and neglect of Soldiers and their Families through offering education, prompt reporting, investigation, intervention, and treatment.

If you need help, please call the National Domestic Violence Hotline at +1 (800)799-7233. You should also contact your installation’s Family Advocacy Program for more information.

The Family Advocacy Program supports readiness, builds healthy families and sustains strong communities by providing comprehensive approaches to prevention, identification and intervention of child and spouse abuse in military families.

Family Advocacy Program (FAP) Policy:

The Department of Army policy is to prevent spouse and child abuse, to protect those who are victims of abuse, to treat those affected by abuse and to ensure that personnel are professionally trained to intervene in abuse cases.

The FAP promotes public awareness within the military community and coordinates professional intervention at all levels within the civilian and military communities, including law enforcement, social services, health services and legal services.

Education:

The Family Advocacy Program provides core programs in prevention and education in the following areas:

  • Community Education
  • Commander Education
  • Troop Education
  • Education for Professionals
  • Parent Education and Support
  • Safety Education
  • Spouse Abuse Prevention
  • Victim Advocacy Services
  • Family Life Education

The Family Advocacy Program educators provide briefings and trainings on identification, reporting and prevention of spouse and child abuse.

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