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Our vision is for all Naval Service Families to:
be able to have their views heard by those in positions of power;
feel valued and be treated with fairness and respect;
and thrive in their communities of choice

Our Mission

Speaking up for Naval Service families

Please watch a short explanatory video below about what we do.

Our values

1. Respectful

We value family members, whatever their link to the Naval Service, and recognise the important contribution they make by supporting their serving person. We are approachable, inclusive, non-judgmental, and ready to listen.

2. Constructive

We work constructively with everyone, recognising the importance of understanding the perspective of others, and seeking to act as a ‘critical friend’ to the Naval Service and other organisations.

3. Trusted

We offer a confidential service to people who contact us. We work to build and maintain the trust of everyone we work with and support.

4. Empowering

We want Naval Service families to have the best quality of life possible, and to have access to the resources they need to make good choices and to achieve positive outcomes.

How we can help

1. Find information

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2. Have your say

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3. Ask us a question

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Our team

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Alan Brooks

Chair of Trustees

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Anna Wright

CEO

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Bridget Nicholson

Director of Evidence and Strategy

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David Evans

Trustee

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Emma Nekrews

Trustee

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Cinmi Walker

Marketing and Communications Manager (Maternity Cover)

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Lucy Heaver

Transition Liaison

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Jane Williams

Director of operations and Families Engagement

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Jenny Ward

Policy and Covenant Advisor

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Mark Harris

Families Engagement Officer (Scotland and Northern Ireland)

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Mick Malone

Senior Family Advocate and Executive Assistant

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Mike Gray

Editor of Homeport

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Nicola Thompson

Families Engagement Officer (South East England)

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Captain Paul Quinn OBE

Trustee

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Pete Hawley

Families Engagement Officer (South West England)

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Zoë Bellfield

Family Advocate and PA to CEO

Funding

The Naval Families Federation was set up at the request of the Government in order to allow the families of the Naval Service to have their voices heard.

 

We are a registered charity in England and Wales (1177107), funded through a grant-in-aid, which allows us to operate independently of the Government and the Chain of Command. We have also received funding from Greenwich Hospital and from LIBOR funds for specific projects.

How can we help?

We are here to help. Feel free to contact us with any issues or questions.

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