The HIVE organisation is a worldwide tri-Service information network available to all members of the Service community. HIVE Information Centres offer an extensive range of information on the availability of unit and civilian facilities, local schools and further education, housing, healthcare facilities, employment and training opportunities, relocation and local interest.
Naval Families Federation magazine
Naval Families Federation works from Castaway House in Portsmouth.
The Naval way of life often presents challenges that would not normally be experienced by civilian families. The Federation has been set up to give Royal Navy and Royal Marine families an independent voice.
Naval Personal and Family Service and Royal Marines Welfare
To support the Royal Navy and Royal Marines personnel and their families in peacetime and war by helping prevent or reduce the effects of personal difficulties, especially those which arise as a result of Service life, in order to optimise the military capability of the Serviceman or woman.