Family Advocacy Program

Out of an abundance of caution and in an effort to practice social distancing, the Fleet & Family Support Center is closed, and the staff are working remotely. 

Please call 301-342-4911 for more information and assistance. For emergencies, please call the Command Duty Office at 301-342-1095.

The Family Advocacy Program provides a variety of intervention and treatment models to meet the needs of individual families in reference to child and spouse/intimate partner abuse concerns. Licensed credentialed clinical professionals provide the services.  
FAP Victim Advocates play a key role in assisting with these services. A FAP victim advocates works with the alleged victim in cases of domestic violence, and the non-offending caregiver in cases of child abuse, to provide resources and safety planning.

The program is designed to address the prevention, identification, reporting, intervention, treatment and follow-up of child and spouse/intimate partner maltreatment.

The program has five primary goals:
  • Education and Prevention of family violence
  • Victim safety planning and support
  • Offender and Command accountability
  • Rehabilitative education and treatment
  • Community accountability and responsibility for a consistent, appropriate response