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Deployment

Undeniably, deployments are as demanding for those families left behind as for the service person undertaking them. The topics covered here should not be seen as an exhaustive list and for further help, guidance and support you are strongly encouraged to register for an account to access the Royal Navy Community Members’ Area.

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Financial Preparation 


Are you satisfied that all your financial arrangements are in place before deployment? This section helps with budgeting, agreement of spending limits and all those monetary things that need to be sorted prior to deployment. 
  
Personal Preparation

 
This section is designed purely to give families a quick checklist of some of the basics that might require attention during a deployment. They seem fairly obvious but if not sorted beforehand can create a lot of unnecessary stress.
 
  
Emotional Support 


Worried about the emotional effects of separation and not sure what to expect? This section covers all the personal aspects and helps make you better prepared. 

 
The Children 

Children will need some form of extra support and attention during separation from a parent or loved one, this section provides advice for each stage of a deployment. 

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