Presentation on theme: "NOVEMBER 2009PRESENTATION RUNNING FOOTERAPRIL 2011NOVEMBER 2009PRESENTATION RUNNING FOOTER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF RN & RM PERSONNEL & THEIR FAMILIES."— Presentation transcript:
NOVEMBER 2009PRESENTATION RUNNING FOOTERAPRIL 2011NOVEMBER 2009PRESENTATION RUNNING FOOTER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT NEEDS OF RN & RM PERSONNEL & THEIR FAMILIES
Aim of Community Team To enhance the quality of life for RN/RM (Tri-Service) personnel and their families within the community, through the provision of support, information and social activities which respond to identified need.
Eastern Area Community Organisation Community Resource Manager RNCOMAdmin Support Business Support Manager Short Term Family Accommodation Naval Under 5’s Portsmouth Naval Community Centres NPFS Hive Information Officers Family Support Workers Community Development Workers
Community Work – Key Areas Our key areas for carrying out this work must focus on: Families (including parents) of Deployed Units Isolated Service Communities Isolated Service Families Children and Young People Single Service Personnel Local Service Communities
How Do we support the families needs Deployment Support Pre Deployment Briefings Deployment Information Packs Local Information Homecoming Support Continuous Information Support Liaison & Signposting Ship/Family Briefings Relocation Information & Support FILL/Link Letter Families Days FAFDU Events
Community Centres & Houses Crossley Centre Rowner, Gosport Phoenix Centre Hilsea, Portsmouth Cockleshell Centre Eastney, Portsmouth
Families and Friends of Deployed Units - FAFDU Is a project aimed at supporting service families who remain at home whilst their loved one is away on deployment. Social get-togethers are arranged on a monthly basis, either a Saturday or Sunday, sometimes at our local Community Centres as well as trips out and about to local attractions.
Relocation Local & National Information Housing Deployment Support Education & Childcare Healthcare Employment & Training Courses
WHAT IS RNCOM Dedicated website set up for development of a unit specific family community, via the internet. The object is to promote and welcome all RN/RM families to become part of the extended naval family. Thus creating a support network for families at times of need and heightened tension.
Short Term Housing Scheme To alleviate separation. Family quarters fully equipped with TV/Video, microwave, duvets, linen etc. short stays minimum two nights service personnel, ex service personnel and MOD civilians and their families Prices from £27 per night Tel:
Partnership Working with Local Schools and Sure Start Children’s Centres and other agencies to provide a more collaborative approach to support and Working.
Summary To enhance the quality of life for RN/RM (Tri-Service) personnel and their families within the community, through the provision of support, information and social activities which respond to identified need.