Helping RN and RM families to thrive

Sometimes it can be difficult to find the help, support or advice you need. We’re here to help by providing support, driving change and championing RN and RM serving families as they navigate both serving and civilian life challenges.

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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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Homeport Magazine Summer 2024

Homeport magazine

The magazine of the Naval Families Federation.

Published quarterly for Royal Naval and Royal Marines families throughout the world. Interesting articles on the work we have done, the latest activities within the Naval Service, advice columns written for serving families and much more.

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Useful Resources

View information, guides and other downloads from our documents library.

Families Transition Too! 2023 edition

Families transition too! Leaving the service

Transitioning to Civvie Street can be unsettling, but this guide has all of the information you need!

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Experiencing Parental Absence - 2023 edition

Parental absence guide

A guide for parents & adults supporting children & young people.

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Download our handy resources poster

With useful information and other handy guides, our poster demonstrates who we are and what we do – championing those Serving in the Royal Navy and Royal Marines and their families. It can be printed and displayed to share with others who can then view them using a mobile device or tablet.

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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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Contact us with any issues or questions. We are on social media through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn. You can also contact us through our online form using the button below.

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Who to call in an emergency

We are available 09:00 – 17:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:00 – 13:00 Friday. We are closed during weekends and Bank Holidays. For any out-of-hours emergencies, use the link below for help.

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