Family Advocacy Program

Phone: (309) 782-3049
DSN Phone: 793-3049

Hours of Operation

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The Army Family Advocacy Program (FAP) strengthens families by providing support, education and resources. FAP is a comprehensive program to reduce and prevent family violence. Personal responsibility and family resilience are watchwords of the FAP mission.

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A Coordinated Community Approach

  • Promotes individual, couple and family wellness
  • Emphasizes safety for all members of the military community
  • Offers a flexible and diverse mix of services to encourage participation
  • Creates a climate for self assessment and self referral for assistance
  • Develops and supports partnership among all members of the community
  • Provides necessary crisis intervention and treatment

Strength Through Prevention

The Army Family Advocacy Program recognizes that:

  • Prevention is a continuum that includes awareness, education, intervention in high risk situations and treatment to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Prevention is a community responsibility: no single individual, agency, organization or discipline alone can implement an effective and comprehensive program.

Education and Awareness

  • Command education within 45 days of assignment
  • Troop education annually
  • Community awareness

Educational Classes

  • Parenting
  • Parent/Child Enrichment Activities
  • Communication
  • Positive discipline
  • Growth and Development
  • Teen Issues
  • Parenting Special Needs Children
  • Strengthening Families
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Couples Enrichment
  • Stress Management

Programs

Families First Program, Home Visitor, Book and Video Library, Discovery Time Playgroup, and Fatherhood.

Strength Through Treatment

A multidisciplinary team reviews and assesses each report, provides treatment, coordinates command intervention, legal, law enforcement, medical and clinical services.

Strength Through Training

Continuous DOD-sponsored and DA-sponsored training and skills development to support a qualified professional staff.

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