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Financial Management

A key contributor to fleet and family readiness is having a solid financial plan in place. Fleet & Family Support has a number of resources that can help you manage your money and inform you and your command about scams and policies that might affect your financial health. The negative effects of poor financial health include diminished operational readiness, loss of security clearance, decreased choice of duty locations, administrative discharge, anxiety, stress, domestic violence, and was...

Housing Health & Safety

Navy Housing Service Centers (HSCs) provide support with issue resolution for customers living in military, privatized and community housing. We stand ready to serve as your: Navy advocate for you and your family when housing maintenance, health or safety issues arise Independent mediator to help you and your landlord communicate when there is an issue and facilitate a mutually-agreed upon resolution Liaison to military leadership and legal offices to address issues that cannot be resolved...

Alternative Child Care Programs

Child & Youth Programs offers many options to support the military community's child care needs. To address the needs of families when Navy child care is not available, partnerships with community organizations have been formed to expand availability of child care. Child Care Aware and the Navy have several programs for eligible customers. Operation Military Child Care (OMCC) The OMCC program provides fee assistance for Families of Sailors who are deployed or attached to a ship....

Public/Private Venture Housing

Feb. 1, 2005, Navy Family Housing in the Northwest became privatized. The Navy has formed partnerships with Hunt Military Communities to provide this service. On June 1, 2014 the Navy turned over management of The Landings (formerly Jackson Park Navy Family Housing) to Hunt as well. Visit the Hunt Military Communities website to learn more about the housing they provide. Privatization is a creative and effective solution mandated by congress for all Department of Defense (DoD) h...

Employment Resources

Employment Websites Kitsap County Employment Navy Region Northwest Fleet & Family Readiness Employment Opportunities State of Washington Employment Work Source Washington - the State of Washington's official site for online employment services. Find a job, get job search help, locate workforce services in your area, access career information and more. USAJobs.gov - is the Federal Government's official one-stop source for Federal jobs and employment information. Department...

Family Violence Victim Advocacy

Long deployments, frequent moves, and the demands of mission readiness impose many stresses on military families, which sometimes leads to dating, marital and/or parent-child conflict. Concern for the welfare of Navy families and the effects of family violence on military performance prompted the establishment of the Family Advocacy Program. Fleet & Family Support Centers offer prevention, identification, treatment and follow up regarding incidents of Family Violence. All efforts are geared...

Relocation Assistance

Everyone in the military moves at one point or another and being adequately prepared for such a big change is essential to the well-being of any military household. Fleet & Family Support can help ease your transition. We offer courses and support as well as brochures, maps, a career center with internet access, and phone directories for the local area. Whether you are settling in or departing from Navy Region Northwest, the following relocation services can help ease the associated stress a...

Family Support

The Ombudsman Program and Family Readiness Groups (FRG) promote healthy, self-reliant families, and Fleet & Family Support is here to assist by providing Ombudsman and Family Readiness Group training and guidance. Fleet & Family Support Centers offer Ombudsman Basic Training and FRG training regularly. Both FRGs and Ombudsmen provide support to families before, during, and after a deployment and are essential to a well-balanced Navy. When family members have the resources they need to su...

Child Care Registration & Wait List

Navy Region Northwest Child & Youth Programs (CYP) offer developmental child care for eligible children, 6 weeks to 12 years of age, and has many options available from center-based and home care to school-age care. Child Development Centers (CDC) - Ages 6 weeks - 5 years Child Development Homes (CDH) - Ages 6 weeks - 12 years School-Age Care (SAC) - Ages 6 years - 12 years Hourly Child Care - Ages 6 weeks - 12 years MilitaryChildCare.com MilitaryChildCare.com (MCC) is a Depart...

Exceptional Family Member Program

The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory program for spouses, children, and dependent family members who are on a service member’s Page 2 and enrolled in DEERS who have been diagnosed with a special need. The EFM program is dedicated to serving those with medical, psychological, or educational special needs that have been recognized and diagnosed by a professional. Enrollment in the EFM program is mandatory upon identification of a special need. Once diagnosed, EFMP pap...

Life Skills Education

Life doesn't come with an instruction book. To help active duty military members (single or married) and their families enhance their effectiveness at home and work, Fleet & Family Support Center professionals offer Life Skills services and programs that foster good relations, healthy families, and strong marriages. Life Skills Education services are designed to make life more manageable and less stressful. For more information, contact the Fleet & Family Support Center, building...

Family Employment

With over half of today's military spouses working, the Family Employment Readiness Program is a valuable resource. Each Fleet & Family Support Center has a Career Resource Center equipped with computers, a printer, and a full resource library with current job postings to assist spouses and family members in finding employment. The Family Employment Readiness Program enables family members who wish to gain employment a place to come for resume review, interviewing skills, and more. Our...

Command Support

Whether your command needs support during a crisis, training for command leadership or a Fleet & Family Support Representative specifically assigned to serve the needs of your command, Fleet & Family Support Centers stand ready to support you with the following: Deployment and Mobilization Support Crisis Intervention/Disaster Preparedness Leadership Training Command Financial Specialist Training Ombudsman, Command Support Team, and FRG Training INDOC and Sponsorship Training Exc...

Applying for Housing

Receive Housing Information Faster! Navy Housing has developed HEAT to assist service members and their families in applying for housing Navy-wide. HEAT allows you to apply for housing at one or more installations online before or after you receive PCS orders. Learn more → You will still need to submit your application package for Public/Private Venture Housing (PPV) or Military Family Housing (MFH), whether you use HEAT or the traditional application process. Your application will not be...

Healthcare

Naval Hospital Bremerton 1 Boone Rd Bremerton, WA 98312 800-422-1383 or 360-475-4000 Naval Hospital Branch Health Clinic Bangor 2050 Barb St. Suite A Silverdale, WA 98315 360-315-4391 TRICARE - the health care program serving Uniformed Service members, retirees and their families worldwide. TriWest - administers the TRICARE program for military service members and their families in the 21-state West Region US Family Health Plan - one option of the military health system known as TRICARE. US...

Resources

Beyond child care, our Child & Youth Programs can also assist in connecting you with other related resources in the area. Our School Liaison Officer (SLO) serves as the central point of contact for school-related matters between NRNW Commands, military families, and local school systems. The SLO specializes in serving military students and families, and offers a wide spectrum of services. The Navy's Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is designed to assist Sailors by addressing th...

Child & Youth

Our Child & Youth Program is committed to supporting the military and DoD civilian families by recognizing the uniqueness of each family's lifestyle and needs. In addition to child care, we provide age appropriate recreational and educational programs for youth before and after school, as well as summer day camps, homework help and field trips. Our Youth & Teen centers are a great place for teens to spend time with their peers in a safe, constructive environment.

Parent Support

Becoming a parent can be joyous and stressful, and the Fleet & Family Support Center has New Parent Support (NPS) representatives ready to assist you in your new role as a parent. Whether you are a brand new parent or have children already, FFSC has something for you. FFSC staff give classes on parenting as well as have an in-home program to assist you at every level. Contact Fleet & Family Support at 866-854-0638 or ffsp.cnrnw@navy.mil. For general information and support: www.ffsp.nav...

Welcome Aboard

Welcome to Navy Region Northwest, the third largest fleet concentration area in the continental United States. Navy Region Northwest's mission is to support the fleet, fighter and family in order to provide ready Naval forces able to execute our nation's defense. We are military, civil service, and contractor professionals who together operate the Navy's premier shore installations. Situated in one of the most beautiful locations in the world, the area offers a unique setting with a...

Moving Resources

Naval Base Kitsap Base Guide Silverdale Chamber of Commerce - provides relocation information and resources for moving to the city of Silverdale, WA. Bremerton Chamber of Commerce - provides relocation information and resources for moving to the city of Bremerton, WA. Hospitality Kits Fleet & Family Support offers Hospitality Kits. These are items that are loaned out to you while your household goods are in transit. Contact Fleet & Family Support at (866) 854-0638 or ffsp.cnrnw@navy....

School Resources

Military families moving to or from Naval Base Kitsap can contact the Naval Base Kitsap School Liaison Officer (SLO) to obtain information on education options including district boundaries, academics, inter-district transfer policies, graduation requirements, before and after school programs and more. The SLO works with parents and schools to ensure smooth transitions and immediate connections for military-connected students. A complete list of all the school districts in the Naval Base Kitsap...

Counseling Services

People sometimes encounter difficult situations or crises in their lives and often benefit from the professional counseling services that are available at the Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC). Counseling contributes to personal readiness by providing the opportunity to develop emotional awareness and problem-solving skills that can reduce stress in the workplace or in personal relationships. Our Fleet & Family Support Center is staffed with highly qualified, licensed counselors who...

Retired Activities Office

The services offered by our Retired Activities Officer (RAO) include assisting veterans and their families in understanding their veterans’ benefits, Social Security concerns, Tricare and Dental benefits, exchange privileges, navigating the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS), identification card questions, and any other concerns they may have related to their retirement. The RAO is a point of contact between these members and military agencies and will also liaise with survivors...

Hourly Child Care

The Navy Hourly Care program is designed to support families need for short-term, intermittent child care. Hourly child care is available to eligible patrons who include, active duty military, DoD Civilian, reservists and DoD Contractors. Reserve hourly child care for: Tending to personal needs, such as lunch with friends Attending doctor visits Obtaining relief from daily stressors Tending to emergency situations Reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance. Space is limited and r...

Educational Resources

A wide variety of training opportunities exist for military members and their families. Whether you need job related training or want to pursue college credits and a degree, here are some resources to help you start on your journey. Navy College and Fleet & Family Support Program staff can also assist you with resources and information. Military Resources Navy College - The Navy College provides Sailors with opportunities to earn college degrees through a variety of options. The...

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