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No matter where you serve or live, free and confidential help is available.
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Adults With Special Needs – The Essentials
Adults with special needs have unique concerns and support requirements. Whether you are looking for support for yourself or you care for an adult with special needs, there are a variety of resources available to address the needs of these adults.
Get assistance at your local installation
Connect with your installation EFMP Family Support provider to learn more about programs and services available at or near your installation. Meet face-to-face with local experts and receive information and referrals to programs, services and needed support to help you manage and adjust through the changes of military life.
Easily access support services from Military OneSource
A Military OneSource special needs consultant provides free and confidential consultations to help you navigate services for your family and connect you with military and community-based support. They can help you find answers to your questions about finances, support groups, specialized equipment, doctors, Social Security benefits, etc. Consultants can assist with finding independent living options, coordinating with TRICARE Extended Health Care Option and much more. As you prepare to transition or retire from the military, they can discuss state Medicaid waiver programs to help with in-home care or facility care. And best of all, consultants are available 24/7 by live chat or by calling 800-342-9647. Overseas, check out OCONUS calling options.
Be your own best advocate with EFMP & Me
EFMP & Me is an online tool designed for military families with special needs. EFMP & Me lets you quickly navigate services, connect with resources and provide support for yourself or your family member with special needs ‒ anytime, anywhere.
Use EFMP & Me from any computer or mobile device and get the information and resources you need at your fingertips. Create your free EFMP & Me account today, customize your checklists and gain access to:
- Information on locating medical and educational resources
- Step-by-step support for EFMP enrollment, PCS preparation, deployment and other military life moments
- Convenient 24/7 access to EFMP resources and services from a range of programs
- An Overview of Adults With Special Needs
- Person-Centered Planning
- Exceptional Family Member Program Resources, Options and Consultations
- Special Needs Consultations
- EFMP & Me Online Tool Empowers Military Families With Special Needs
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