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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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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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Homeport magazine

The magazine of the Naval Families Federation.

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

  • Deep Voices- Singing about Submariners
  • Hunt Party – HMS Brocklesby Welcomed Home
  • Family Matters – A Different Perspective
  • Pocket Money – Investing For Your Children’s Future
  • Career Path – Getting into the World of Work
  • And MUCH more!
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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.

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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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