Fleet & Family Support Center (FFSC)
The Fleet & Family Support Center’s services are encompassed in three core programs, with a number of subordinate programs and services falling under each:
Deployment & Readiness Programs
- Relocation-related programs and services (i.e. sponsorship, PCS workshops, welcome info, lending locker, Area Orientation Briefs, Intercultural Relations, etc.)
- Ombudsman program coordination and command oversight
- Pre-deployment briefings and support services
- Support services for sailors and their families during deployments
- Return and reunion outreach for units returning home after significant deployments
- Post-deployment counseling, classes and services, as necessary to aid in re-integration
- Life Skills Education (LSE), to include prevention and education programs and General Military Training support
- The elements of mobilization the Atsugi FFSC is involved in is with preparing Individual Augmentees (IAs) for their temporary duty assignments, and providing support to them and their families during the time they're deployed.
- Similarly, our repatriation services are focused on helping returning IAs in re-acclimating to their previous lives and family relationships.
Crisis Response Programs
- Short-term, solution-focused, counseling (self-referral, couples, families and group)
- Advocacy and assistance for victims of domestic abuse
- Domestic Abuse Victim Advocacy and awareness training for the command and community
- Casualty/Disaster Response – mass disaster, critical incident response, and coordination of command and community social services
- Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR), which includes education, data collection, reporting and coordination of 24/7 victim care and response capability, through use of trained, volunteer Victim Advocates
- Anger Management classes and support assistance
- Critical Incident Intervention for isolated incident response, Critical Incident Stress Management, command consultation and suicide prevention
- New Parent Support (NPS), which provides information, screening and voluntary home visitation for at-risk parents who are expecting or have children under the age of four. There are also play groups and a variety of classes and services pertaining to positive child-rearing practices.
Career Support & Retention Programs
- Transition Assistance Program (TAP)/Transition Plans, Goals, Success (TPGS) workshops, presented with the support of the Department of Labor and the Department of Veteran’s Affairs - using notebook computers and a greatly enhanced syllabus, TAP/TGPS provides a vast array of skills to the retiring or separating service member, as well as his/her spouse.
- Family Employment Response Program (FERP) workshops and individual counseling - assists spouses and adult family members in preparing winning resumes with interview skills and career course definition, as well as help in preparing position application documents.
- Personal Financial Management (PFM) - provides classes, consultations, information and referral to internet, community and national resources, as well as both the training and coordination of Command Financial Specialists representing each of the commands aboard the base; also helps in preparing viable budgets and debt reduction plans for community members who find themselves mired in debt.
Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (SAPR)
The main goal of the Sexual Assault Prevention & Response (SAPR) program is to provide immediate and quality services and support 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week to assist victims of sexual assault and reduce the incidence of sexual assault committed by or against military service members, their families, and civilians.
Click here for a PDF download of SAPR information and resources.