Toll-free appointment scheduling service: 1-866-923-6478, call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Personal, marital, family counseling; financial management; spouse employment; transition assistance; relocation assistance; life skills workshops are available at the Fleet and Family Support Center. Now with three locations: NBVC Point Mugu, Bldg. 225 next to the chapel, 989-8146; NBVC Port Hueneme, Bldg. 1169 behind NEX, 982-5037; Camarillo, Catalina Heights military housing complex, 913B Calle la Roda, 982-5037.
All classes at Port Hueneme unless otherwise noted. Call 982-5037 for more information. Child care option available with prior registration.
@LH-FFSC Headline:Career Support and Retention
(Register for TAP classes with your Command Career Counselor)
Transition Assistance Program — GPS: Mondays-Fridays, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, Feb. 4-8; Feb. 11-15; Feb. 25-March 1.
Advancement Seminars: Do you need help preparing for the enlisted advancement exam? We can teach you test-taking tips and study skills to improve your chances to of success! Thurs., Jan. 24, 1 to 3 p.m., Port Hueneme; Thurs., Feb. 7, 1 to 3 p.m., Point Mugu; Thurs., Feb. 14, 1 to 3 p.m., Port Hueneme.
Starting a Small Business with SBA and SCORE: Learn the practical steps to creating your own business, local resources, financing options. Thurs., Jan. 24, 5 to 7 p.m.
Corporate Resume Writing: Cutting-edge resume techniques! Fri., Jan. 25, 7:30 to 9 a.m.
Interview Skills: Prepare for your job interview, learn about the interview process and conduct mock interviews. Wed., Feb. 6, 9 to 11 a.m.
Federal Employment & Résumé: Learn about resumes, relevant websites and application process for federal jobs. Fri., Jan. 25, 9:15 to 11 a.m.
Tips for Navigating Temp Agencies: Learn new ideas for securing employment through a temp agency. Mock interview skills. Thurs., Jan. 31, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Camarillo.
@LH-FFSC Headline:Operation Prepare
General information: 982-6251.
Disaster Preparedness: Be informed, have a plan and make a kit. Come and learn what emergencies are likely in Ventura County and how to better prepare yourself and your families. Thurs., Jan. 24, 4 to 5 p.m., Port Hueneme.
@LH-FFSC Headline:Relocation Assistance
General information: 982-3726.
Welcome Aboard: For incoming service members and their families. Receive information about military and community resources. Tues., Feb. 5, 3 to 4 p.m., Point Mugu.
@LH-FFSC Headline:New Parent Support
In-home visitations available for children up to 36 months. Call 805-982-4130 for more information.
Hello Baby Workshop: Thurs., Feb. 7, 6 to 9:30 p.m.
New Mamas Support Circle: For expecting mamas and mamas with babies 015 months old. Information, education and support. Wednesdays, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. No registration needed.
Playtime for Toddlers: An interactive parent-toddler playgroup for babies 15-36 months. Tuesdays, 10 to 11 a.m. Midway Community Center. Call 805-982-5037 for more information.
Yoga Mamas: For expecting and new mamas. a gentle stretch. Tuesdays, 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., Bee Fit Center.
General Parenting (7-part series): Increase the joy of parenting by learning effective ways to increase their cooperation and decrease misbehaving. Mondays, Feb. 4 through March 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Domestic Violence — How are the Kids? (4 part series): Increase your awareness of and learn about the effects of domestic violence
on children. Wednesdays, Feb. 6-27, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Exceptional Family Member
General information: 989-8844.
EFMP Support Network. Get together with other EFM members to share information and support. Wed., Feb. 13, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Port Hueneme; Wed., March 13, 5 to 6:30 p.m., Camarillo. Call 989-1682 for more information.
Victim Advocate Services
General information: 982-5037.
Victim advocates can conduct safety planning; assist with obtaining emergency shelter and housing; assist in obtaining protective orders; provide information on reporting options, as well as divorce or custody; provide information on transitional compensation and make referrals to community agencies. Call 982-4117 to speak to an advocate.
Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR)
If you are a victim of sexual assault, please call the 24-Hour DoD Safe Helpline at 1-877-995-5247,
SAPR Initial Victim Advocate Training: Prepares individuals to assist victims of sexual assault with reporting options, accompaniments, referrals and crisis intervention. Individuals must be approved by their command and screened by the SARC prior to attending the course.
Mon.-Thurs., Jan. 28-31, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
SAPR Point of Contact (POC) Quarterly Meeting: Information and guidance to assist commands in meeting Department of Navy SAPR training requirements. Thurs., Jan. 31, 10 to 11 a.m.
Life Skills Workshops
General information: 982-3102.
Goal Setting: Learn how to identify, prioritize, and achieve long- and short-term goals through planning and organizational strategies.
Fri., Jan. 25, 9:30 to 11 a.m., Port Hueneme.
The 5 Love Languages: Learn the secret to creating a long relationship that will last a lifetime. Fri., Jan. 29, 5:30 to 8 p.m., Camarillo.
Stress Management (4-part series): Discuss and practice stress reduction techniques with a focus on your choice of work, home and personal issues. Wed., Feb. 6-27, 4 to 5:30 p.m.
Stress Management 101: Learn the basics of handling stress. Wed., Feb. 6, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Camarillo.
One-on-one financial counseling available. Topics include money management, home buying, car buying, retirement planning and financial planning for deployment. Call 982-3159 for appointment.
Command Financial Specialist Training: E6 and above, must attend all sessions. Call 805-989-1682 to register. Mon.-Fri., Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Point Mugu.
Budgeting Basics: Learn the tools to design your budget. Thurs, Feb. 21, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Camarillo; Wed., March 27, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Camarillo.
Feb. 16, March 23, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bldg. 19, near the Pleasant Valley Gate on NBVC Port Hueneme behind Print Shop on the loading dock. Bring a laundry basket to carry your items. Food items vary from month to month. One issue per family. Bring LES; income guideline statement available at distribution site. Eligibility: Active duty E-6 and below or spouse; E-7 with two or more dependents; or a custodian of a child who is a family member of active duty personnel on deployment.
— For information, please call Sandy Lyle, command liaison, at 982-3159 or e-mail email@example.com.