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Family Advocay Program (FAP)

  Family Advocacy Program (FAP)

Telephone: (302) 677-2711
Location: Bldg 300, MDG Clinic, in the Mental Health Clinic on the second floor
Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

The FAP develops, implements, and evaluates programs and policies to prevent and treat family maltreatment. The FAP provides expert training and consultation services to its key customers, including Airmen and their families. 

Family Advocacy Information

Per AFI 40-301, Family Advocacy:
1.14. AF Members and Civilian Employees Mandatory Reporting.

Active duty AF members and civilian employees (including contract employees) will report all incidents of known or suspected family maltreatment immediately to the FAP.

FAP Services include:
Maltreatment Intervention and Treatment

· PDF for Domestic Abuse and Child Maltreatment -- Checklist
Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate (DAVA)
· Victim Advocacy services available 24/7 for support and safety planning
· PDF for DAVA brochure
FAST Services (Family Advocacy Strength-based Treatment)
· Short term therapy (Individual, marital, parenting issues)
· Voluntary, Self-Referral, No Command involvement
· PDF for FAST info flyer
New Parent Support Program (NPSP)
· Voluntary, for families expecting a birth or with children between the ages of 0-3
· Home visits by Registered Nurse and/or Social Worker
· Individual / marital counseling
· PDF for NPSP brochure
Outreach / Community Prevention
· Additional classes are offered - contact Family Advocacy for more details.

Important Phone Numbers:
Dover AFB Family Advocacy Program (302) 677-2711
Domestic Abuse Victim Advocate Crisis Line (302) 213-3508 - 24/7
During Duty Hours 0730-1630 - (302)-677-5674
Security Forces: (302)-677-6664
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-SAFE(7233)
National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453)
Reporting Child Abuse in Delaware 1-800-292-9582

Other Resources:
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence www.ncadv.org

Military One Source - www.militaryonesource.mil