Medical Needs

If you have a family member with medical needs, you don’t have to figure it all out on your own. Support is available, including financial, respite care and help ensuring your loved one can access the best care possible.

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Family-to-Family Health Information Centers

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.

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Benefits for Families with Special Needs

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.

 

 

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Medicaid for Family Members With Special Needs

Medicaid is a federal program that provides eligible military families with benefits beyond TRICARE. It covers basic health and long-term care services for eligible children, adults, pregnant women, individuals with disabilities and the elderly, and for families with low income and limited resources.

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Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income, or SSI, is a federal income supplement program designed to help the aged, blind and people with disabilities who have limited income. It provides them with cash to meet basic needs for food, clothing and shelter

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Understanding the Americans With Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act has been protecting disabled people’s civil rights for more than 25 years, making sure they have the same opportunities as everyone else to be part of everyday American life.

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Installation Program Directory

Find programs and services at your local installation.