MCB Camp Pendleton Community
Marine and Family Programs
MARINE & FAMILY
This division of MCCS consists of more than 600 professionals — certified counselors, administrators and technicians — whose goal is to make every Marine, Sailor and their family members highly successful in life. The Information and Referral office in Building 13150 can refer you to the programs listed below. M&FP consists of four branches: Behavioral Health, Family Care, Family Readiness and Personal & Professional Development. For more information, call 760-725-3400/6090 or visit www.mccsCP.com.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH — SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELING CENTER (SACC)
The SACC’s (Building 16105) mission is to provide timely and effective substance use prevention, education and counseling services to active-duty service members and their families. Screenings are provided each morning and anyone seeking assistance throughout the day is accommodated. SACC services include: Prevention Services, Early Intervention Program, Individual Counseling, Group Treatment, Continuing Care, and Outpatient Program (OP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). The IOP is designed for individuals who have a substance use disorder of mild/moderate severity, and it also facilitates the placement in residential treatment for individuals who have a substance abuse disorder of significant severity. For more information, call 760-725-5538/5539.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH — COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER (CCC)
The CCC (Building 130193) offers free counseling services to service members and their families to include: individual counseling, couples counseling, family counseling, child and teen counseling, case management and evidence-based groups. Our team can offer counseling designed to meet your specific needs and are subject matter experts in the following areas: parent-child relationships, partner and sibling issues, occupational problems, anger and anxiety issues, stress and adjustment issues, and grief and loss. For more information, call 760-763-3222.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH — FAMILY ADVOCACY PROGRAM (FAP)
The FAP provides a variety of services designed to support Marines, Sailors and their families who experience abuse or are at risk for abuse. The FAP provides: counseling for individuals and/or families involved in family violence, groups available by referral and designed to assist individuals and couples improve and enrich their personal lives; victim advocates provide direct services to victims of spouse/intimate partner abuse and are available 24/7; prevention and education classes and workshops are available to help individuals identify stress, the cause and effect of anger, and develop new ways to communicate in their personal and professional relationships. Prevention and education staff is also available to assist command leadership with training by providing subject matter briefs: sexual assault, domestic violence, and suicide awareness and prevention. To schedule classes and command briefings, call 760-725-6636.
Counseling Services offers face-to-face screenings with no appointment necessary. Walk-in screenings are provided from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Mainside office, Building 1122, E Street, or at the northern area office, Building 520512, Basilone Road, in the SOI area. For general information about our services or to speak directly with a clinician, call 760-725-9051.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH —
NEW PARENT SUPPORT
The NPSP is a professional team of clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, and registered nurses who are experienced in newborn care, infant/child development and parent education as well as the unique challenges faced by military families. The NPSP is an intensive prevention and outreach program that offers in-home visits, parenting education classes, Baby Boot Camp, and information and referrals for active-duty personnel and family members who are either expecting a child, or have children under the age of 6. Through a variety of options, the NPSP can help families adjust to having a new baby, cope with stress, isolations, pre- and post-deployment, reunification and the everyday demands of parenting in the military. For more information, call 760-725-3884.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH —
SEXUAL ASSAULT PREVENTION AND RESPONSE (SAPR)
The SAPR team is led by two Installation Sexual Assault Response Coordinators (SARC) and a team of experienced Victim Advocates (VA). The SAPR team provides 24/7 sexual assault crisis intervention for all service members, spouses and adult dependents; advocacy and accompaniment during medical procedures; law enforcement interviews; and judicial proceedings. Installation SARCs provide credentialed, 40-hour training to newly appointed SAPR VAs and Command SARCs. SAPR office provides 24/7 operation of the Installation’s Sexual Assault Helpline, 760-500-1707. For more information, call the Installation SARC office phone at 760-725-4460/4467 or the Installation SAPR VA office phone at 760-725-7674.