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COVID-19 Updates

We understand there are uncertainties and concerns during this difficult time. The NFF are in the corner of serving Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their loved ones.

  • Please visit this page to access announcements and precautions taken on COVID-19 from the NFF and service providers.
  • Click here for a list of activities and free online services to help you and your family through this challenging time.
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Driving Change

We value you, your contribution and your opinions.

We take your feedback to those in positions of power — the Chain of Command, Government Ministers, other Government departments, local authorities and civilian service providers and it informs policy and decision making.

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Find expert advice and information on issues such as accommodation, education and relationships

Homeport front cover (Summer 2021 edition)

Homeport magazine

The magazine of the Naval Families Federation.

We are excited to present to our Royal Navy & Royal Marines families the Summer edition of Homeport. In this edition, you will find:

  • House rules – New contract coming for management of SFA
  • Visa travail – Don’t make an expensive mistake!
  • Being heard – Spotlight on Service children at schools
  • Honest accounts of RN/RM life from our star columnists
  • Your questions answered
  • And MUCH more!
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NFF & Headspace

Introducing Headspace – a new service for serving Royal Navy and Royal Marines families.

Covid-19 has brought many additional new challenges, such as home-schooling, working from home and being apart from our usual network of family and friends. We believe that the Headspace App can help, by giving you the skills you need to be able to focus on your own health and wellbeing. We are delighted to launch our new Headspace project for you.

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Front page of a report about the effect of family separations.

The effect of non-operational family separations on family functioning and well-being among Royal Navy and Royal Marines families

This study explores the effect of ‘weekending’ on family functioning and well-being among RN and RM families.

Read it here
The Experience of Parental Absence

The Experience of Parental Absence in Royal Navy & Royal Marines Families

A guide for parents & adults supporting children & young people

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Forces Families Jobs

For jobs. For training. For success.

Are you looking for a new job? Are you ready for a change in career? Forces Families Jobs (FFJ) is here to help. FFJ is the go-to place for training and employment for family members of current serving UK Armed Forces personnel. Visit and get started.

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