Partner just deployed? Living away from family and friends? Whether a new parent or an old hand you want to do the best for your children. Viewing this section will help but, why not join as a member of the Royal Navy Community? You will find an experienced network of people just like you who know all about children and young people.
Children and Young People
The Ministry of Defence established the Directorate Children and Young People (DYCP) in 2010. DYCP are working to ensure robust processes are in place across the Ministry of Defence so that children and young people worldwide, are not disadvantaged due to the fact they are connected to a Service family.
If you are thinking about childcare provision you will probably have already encountered some of the numerous options open to you. If this is the case or you are just beginning your quest then read on.
From practical advice on dealing with babies, through the “terrible two’s” to teenagers all parents can do with some advice at some stage especially when your partner has just deployed.
The mobility aspect of Service life can at times make for an unsettled educational program for your child but, advice is on hand to minimize any turmoil whether you are choosing a school for the first time or relocating to a new area, again!
Unsure as to what services or support are available to you? Or if you need financial help or advice on adapting your home, be it owned by you or rented Service Family Accommodation then this section provides the basis to answer these queries and many others regarding your special needs child.
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