Family Support Programs

Eligibility Statement: Department of Defense personnel, active duty military, retirees and their family members (spouse and children under the age of 23) may use this service. Appropriate military identification cards are required.

The Family Advocacy Program (FAP) is a Department of Defense sanctioned activity designed to identify, report, treat, and prevent child and domestic abuse.

The Family Advocacy Program offers many services and has ample resources to help improve the quality of your work and home life. Services include:

  • Workshops on parenting and personal adjustment
  • Short-term temporary respite child care for military families at Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna, Child and Youth Development Services when deployment, temporary duty or medical problems arise
  • Crisis intervention by a licensed, experienced social worker and referrals for free-of-charge counseling
  • Extensive library of videos and booklets on personal and family matters
  • Report point for child abuse, domestic abuse, and sexual assault (among military members)
  • In home services and personal consultation (by phone or in person) to help with parenting or home management problems
  • Information and referral for those caring for older adults
  • Deployment and reintegration support for Defense Logistics Agency personnel who are deployed

To report child or domestic abuse or other personal danger concerns, call 717-770-7066 or the Security and Emergency Services Dispatcher at 717-770-6270.

If you are experiencing personal or family problems, call 717-770-7066 to find out about free, confidential counseling available to military, civilians, and their family members.