EFMP-Exceptional Family Member Program

Managing the care and services for a family member with special needs — whether it’s a spouse, child or dependent adult — is a lot easier with the right support. The best place to start is to enroll them in the Exceptional Family Member Program.

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2022 Exceptional Family Member Program Survey

Enrolled in EFMP? Service members, check your inbox for an invite to the first DOD EFMP survey. Your responses will help ensure the program meets the needs of families like yours.

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Military OneSource Special Needs Consultations

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.

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See What’s New With the Exceptional Family Member Program

Learn more about the EFMP & Me tool and other program highlights to improve the experience for military families with special needs.

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Respite Care Services for Families With Special Needs
Taking care of a family member with special needs can be more than a full-time job. As a parent and/or caregiver, it’s natural to want to give your all to your loved one, but everyone needs a break, whether that’s to go to an appointment, run err...
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An Overview of Adults With Special Needs

Supporting adult family members with complex needs may involve collaboration with a variety of support systems and community-based services.

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How the Exceptional Family Member Program Can Benefit Your Service Member and Their Family

The Exceptional Family Member Program can help military families with special needs thrive in military life.

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