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Family Advocacy Program

Family Advocacy Program:

Social Work and Nursing

Telephone: 376-3457; DSN 591-3457

Location: 301 Fisher St. Biloxi, MS 39531 (Keesler MTF), Mental Health Clinic

Hours of Operation: 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Monday- Friday; closed every 3rd Thursday.

The program is focused on improving the relationships of the families at Keesler AFB. It consists of four components --Prevention, Outreach, Treatment, and Victim Advocacy. New Parent Support Program is a prevention program for expectant mothers and/or families with children under the age of 3 offered primarily through home visitation services. Family Advocacy Strength-Based Treatment is a voluntary prevention program for families experiencing high levels of stress. Outreach services are offered through various classes in parenting, relationship enhancement, and anger management. Treatment services are offered for individuals, couples and families who are or have experienced maltreatment. Victim Advocacy is a program which offers victims of domestic violence supportive services 24 hours, seven days a weekStaff members are always available to present special request classes and to speak at commanders' calls.