The following classes and activities are offered by the Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) and are free of charge.

4:30 p.m., Million Dollar $ailor, BLDG 1, RM 1616

A two day course designed to teach sound financial practices and basic concepts. Topics include money management, banking and financial services, car buying, home buying, and saving & investing.

Sept. 5-7, 9 a.m.-noon, Military Spouse Connection, BLDG 1, RM 607

This three-day workshop provides valuable information on the military lifestyle, benefits, finances, and resources.

Sept. 10-14, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Transition GPS Retiree Workshop, BLDG 1, RM 1616

The class is designed for military personnel who are within 24 months of retiring or 90-180 days of separating from completion of military services. It helps Service members understand the overall Transition GPS program, the requirements to meet Career Readiness Standards, and to identify common issues Service members and their families experience during the transition process.

Sept. 11, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Understanding Anger, BLDG 1, RM 702

Participants learn the skills to take control of their anger and direct it in ways that will make them more effective and productive at work and at home.

Sept. 11, 3 p.m.-4 p.m., EFMP Support Group, BLDG 1, RM 607

Would you like general information about the EFM program and its benefits? Are you interested in learning about local community resources for special needs families? Would you like to connect with other special needs families? Are you looking for a comfortable environment to share resources and experiences with other special needs families?

Sept. 13, 11 a.m.-noon, Survivor Benefit Plan, BLDG 1, RM 607

This is like insurance on your retired pay. This comprehensive brief will cover the ins and outs of the plan, as well as the dos and don’ts.

Sept. 13, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., What About the Kids, BLDG 1, RM 702

The purpose of this program is to educate parents on the effects of domestic violence on children as encompassing behavior, emotion, development and socialization.

Sept. 17-18, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Entrepreneurial Track, BLDG 1, RM 1616

Understand the steps related to business ownership as a post-military career, learn how business ownership might align with personal strengths and life goals, and gain fundamental tools and strategies associated with executing plans for launching and growing a small business.

Sept. 18, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Stress Management, BLDG 1, RM 702

Participants learn how to identify stress and its causes, how to identify problems associated with prolonged stress, and participants also learn positive ways to deal with stress.

Sept. 19, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Move.mil Workshop, BLDG 1, RM 1616

All military service members or military spouses in receipt of PCS, Separation, Retirement or Change of Homeport Certificate orders are encouraged to attend. Please bring a copy of your PCS orders, House Hold Goods power of attorney, and know the dates you want to request for your Pack-up/Pick-up.

Sept. 20, 8 a.m.-noon, Capstone Event (All Pay Grades), BLDG 1, RM 1616

The final component of Transition Goals, Plans, Success (TGPS). During Capstone, Individual Transition Plans (ITP) are reviewed and the completion of CRS is verified and recorded on the ITP checklist (DD Form 2958).

Sept. 20, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., Job Strategies Workshop, BLDG1 1, RM 702

Come hear what the subject matter experts have to say about topics like portable careers, job strategies, networking, and more. Be sure to bring your questions as there will also be a Q&A session.

Sept. 24-28, 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Transition GPS Separatee Workshop, BLDG 1, RM 1616

The class is designed for military personnel who are within 24 months of retiring or 90-180 days of separating from completion of military services. It helps Service members understand the overall Transition GPS program, the requirements to meet Career Readiness Standards, and to identify common issues Service members and their families experience during the transition process.

Sept. 24, 6-7 p.m., IA Family Connection Group, USO, Mayport RD

Open discussions where spouses and family members can ask questions and connect with other family members of deployed IA service members. This group meets once a month and child care is provided for free!

Sept. 25, 6-9:30 p.m., Ombudsman Appreciation Dinner, Ocean Breeze Conference Center

This event recognizes all Mayport Command Ombudsmen for their hard work this past year and show them how greatly they are appreciated.

Sept. 27, 9 a.m.-9:30 a.m., Bells Across America For Fallen Service Members, BLDG 1, QD

A remembrance ceremony honoring those we have lost.

Sept. 27, 11 a.m.-noon, Your Insurance Needs, BLDG 1, RM 607.