Navy Life Hampton Roads VA Resource Guide

goal is to enhance their quality of life by empowering parents to meet the challenges of parenthood while maintaining a military lifestyle. The program offers a variety of services, including prenatal health and nutrition consultation, breastfeeding education, early child development education, parenting skills and home visitation services, in the privacy of a service member’s own home.

to meet the needs of victims. Services are available to victims regardless of whether the victim knows the offender, or where and when the assault took place. Sexual assaults encompass a broad range of intentional sexual contacts that are unwelcome and without consent. No form of sexual assault is ever acceptable in the Department of the Navy, and all are crimes. Close coordination with law enforcement and legal is essential for successful prosecutions. Active intervention is one key element of sexual assault prevention. It emphasizes the responsibility of all service members to protect each other and to actively intervene in circumstances that may lead up to sexual assault. The mission of Fleet and Family Support Program SAPR Program is to prevent and respond to sexual assault, eliminating it from our ranks through a balance of focused education, comprehensive response, compassionate advocacy, and just adjudication in order to promote professionalism, respect, and trust, while preserving mission readiness. If you or someone you know has been or ever becomes a victim of sexual assault, contact the DoD Safe Helpline, a SAPR Victim Advocate, or your installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinator for 24/7 support. • Online at • Call 1-877-995-5247 • Text 55-247

Deployed Resiliency Counseling Program

Life’s challenges can feel even more stressful when you are deployed. Deployed Resiliency Counselors (DRC) offer private, short-term, non- medical counseling for all active-duty service members while deployed aboard the ship or while the ship is in homeport. DRCs provide a variety of workshops and trainings on Operational Stress Control as well as various wellness and resiliency topics.

Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) Program The U.S. Navy’s Sexual Assault Prevention

and Response (SAPR) program is designed


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