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OPNAVINST 1752.2C and OPNAVINST 1750.3B are the current versions of the instructions.


The goal of the Navy's FAP is to prevent and respond to domestic violence and child abuse through public awareness, education, and family support programs.  FAP provides clinical assessment, treatment and services for Service members and their families involved in incidents of domestic violence/abuse and child abuse/neglect   Services include:

  • Preventing, identifying, reporting, evaluating, intervening and follow-up of allegations of child abuse/neglect and domestic abuse.

  • Providing confidential information, safety planning and other assistance to victims through domestic abuse victim advocates FAP VA).

  • Training military personnel in recognizing and reporting domestic abuse, and to commanders on their roles and responsibilities.

  • Conducting prevention activities, including training in parenting skills, anger, and stress, and counseling to couples and parents.   

  • Providing temporary transitional compensation benefits, (financial support and other military benefits, through the Transitional Compensation for Abused Dependents (TCAD) program. 

Details on the services provided by Fleet and Family Service Center (FFSC) are available in the CNIC "Commander's Guide to Enhancing Readiness and Resilience".

Navy Domestic Violence Prevention Mobile Application

The Navy Domestic Violence Prevention mobile application is available at wherever you get your mobile apps and the Navy App Locker.  It provides FAP information and required GMT training and documents completion of GMT training in the Electronic Training Jacket (ETJ) using DODID number.  It also provides quick links to key DVP resources and an “Emergency” contacts section that is available to the user 24/7, such as the National Domestic Violence Hotline and Military Crisis Line. 


TCAD is a congressionally authorized program which provides temporary monetary payments and benefits to dependent family members of service members or former service members who are separated from the military due to dependent-abuse offenses under certain circumstances.  The requirements for the Navy's TCAD program are outlined in OPNAVINST 1750.3B.

Questions or Comments?


Help is Always Available!
For Emergencies Call 911

Military/Veterans' Crisis Line

(24/7, Free, Confidential Service)
1-800-273-8255 (option 1)


Safe Helpline (Sexual Assaults)
(24/7, Free, Confidential, 24/7)

Call 1-877-995-5247

NAVY311 (Connect to a Chaplain)

Call 1-855-628-9311
Text or Email:
Call 1-855-628-9311


Find a Victim Advocate near you.


DoDI 1342.24 TCAD (23Sep19)
DoDI 6400.01 FAP (1May19) 
SECNAVINST 1752.3B FAP (10Nov05)
OPNAVINST 1750.3B TCAD (31Jan24)  ***NEW***
OPNAVINST 1752.2C FAP (20May20)


1300-1200 Safety Transfers (6Apr19)
1300-1205 Expedited Transfers (7Feb22)
1910-162 Separation by Reason of FAP Rehabilitation Failure (11Nov21)
1910-233 Mandatory Separation Processing (9Oct19)


NAVADMIN 201/22 FY23 GMT Requirements (6Sep22)
NAVADMIN 159/22 FAP Policy Updates (Corrected Copy) (22Jul22)
NAVADMIN 120/22 Notifying Civilian Law Enforcement of a MPO (24May22)

Information Links

Military One Source
National Domestic Violence Hotline 
National Sexual Violence Resource Center
Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network
Mentors in Violence Prevention
CNIC Family Advocacy Program


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