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Directory of support Naval Service Family and People Support (NS FPS)

Naval Service Family and People Support (NS FPS)

RN FPS delivers a range of services to support Service Personnel & their Families wherever you live or are based in the UK and Overseas.

DEPLOYMENT: engaging with Units, briefing personnel, creating bespoke information, managing RN Forum & Social Media, engaging through activities, to providing personal support in times of crisis, all needs are catered for. To request a Deployment Information Pack or Children’s Memory Box email

INFORMATION: Information support is available, as and when required, and is useful for when relocating; looking for a specific service, or if you have a question that you cannot find the answer to. Through regular research, we ensure up to date & relevant information is available to all. Email

COMMUNICATION: provision of digital and Social media for Family Engagement.;

COMMUNITY: provision of activities & events to meet the needs of the RN Service Community both online & in person.

COMPASSIONATE: There are times when you may require a more specialist service to give you support during a crisis or personal situation.

Our casework staff offer guidance; support either practical or emotional; and will advocate on your behalf directly or in conjunction with other agencies.

Call the RN FPS Portal on 0800 145 6088 or 023 9272 8777

Service children’s quotes

"As soon as we get used to a house, you get moved - I’ve been to four schools and moved six times."


"I lived in Nepal, then we went to Brunei, then Malaysia."


"In my eyes, you have hundreds of friends in different places."


"I’m used to moving now and mixing with the children... I’ve done it so many times, it’s just a normal thing now."


"It's ok talking over skype and that, but sometimes you just want a hug when Dad is away."


"I’ve enjoyed going around to lots of places around the world, it's adventurous and exciting."


"In my eyes, you have hundreds of friends in different places."


"My mum got a chalk board and it says how many sleeps on it with chalk, every minute it’s getting closer for him coming home."


"I don’t want him to get promoted... I want him to get promoted but I don’t want to leave."


"I might be going to boarding school so that I don’t change schools every few years."


"I've been to seven different schools; I’ve not stayed put in one school long enough."


"He has been away for six months and he is back for two weeks, then he goes away again."


"My parents were in the Army. My mum is a like a nurse and my dad went to the war in Afghanistan. I actually didn’t really know what he was doing so I was like, ‘Cool Dad, go there,’ but then I found out and thought, 'Thank God he came back alive.'"


"He signed off last week, so he will be done by the end of this year. He’s done 24 years. I find that better because he will be around a lot. He likes watching us playing rugby, so he will get to see us more."


"I’m going to a new place entirely. They don’t know anything about me and that’s a big restart and that’s really good for me."


"I moved to Wales because my dad was posted in the Army. I thought I would get bullied and I was shy when you meet new people, but I made some friends."