Families with special needs can offer feedback about their recent experiences with the Exceptional Family Member Program Family Support services by using the EFMP Family Support Feedback Tool.
For families with special needs, the Department of Defense Office of Special Needs Exceptional Family Member Program provides support and resources to help you thrive in military life. Now, the new EFMP & Me online tool, available through Military OneSource, expands and tailors support to help you quickly navigate services, connect with resources and advocate for yourself or your family member with special needs ‒ anytime, anywhere.
The Exceptional Family Member Program invites EFMP military families with special needs to provide feedback on their experience through a DOD survey.
The Exceptional Family Member Program can help military families with special needs thrive in military life.
Good news: Enrollment in the Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, does not negatively affect career progress and promotion, according to a study conducted by the Marine Corps Operational Analysis Division.
Learn more about the EFMP & Me tool and other program highlights to improve the experience for military families with special needs.
Service attorneys, paralegals and Exceptional Family Member Program Family Support Providers from around the world participated in a five-day, joint-service legal training on special education law.
Exceptional Family Member Program family support teaches military families with special needs the skills they need to make the best decisions for the person they’re supporting and gives them the confidence and strength to improve their quality of life.
The Family Needs Assessment is a way for any military family who has a member with special needs to create an action plan for support.
Use these resources for military parents of children with special needs to make the best of a difficult time.
Keeping your Special Care Organizational Record organized and up to date makes it easy for you to use and ready if someone needs to step into your role as a caregiver.
The National Guard Family Program exists for the sole purpose of supporting and educating families along the path of their National Guard life. In addition to our national office in Washington, D.C., we have an incredible team of staff members and volunteers in each of the 54 states and territories.
Learn about federal and state programs that help families with special needs. Military families can also count on the support of the Exceptional Family Member Program and Military OneSource.
Person-center planning is a military-supported initiative to help individuals with disabilities direct their own lives — with options to plan housing, work, finances and more.
Taking command of your move means knowing where to turn for support. Relocation assistance professionals can help families plan, address questions and provide access to resources related to moving.
Family-to-Family Health Information Centers are nonprofit organizations familiar with the issues facing families with special needs. They can connect you to resources that can provide and finance health care for your children, help locate assistance, and explain legislation.
Supporting adult family members with complex needs may involve collaboration with a variety of support systems and community-based services.
Military OneSource special needs consultants provide enhanced support for military families with special needs. Special needs consultants are available by phone or video to help you navigate the medical and educational needs of your family, and connect you with military and community based support.