EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM
The Air Force’s Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is designed to provide support to military family members with physical, emotional, developmental, psychological, intellectual or social impairments/disabilities. EFMP is comprised of three components who work together to support military members and their families.
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EFMP- Family Support
EFMP – Family Support (EFMP-FS) provides support:
Helping families on the path to empowerment by providing information and referral services, non-medical case management, training and other forms of support, such as opportunities for families to connect around a common need or concern
Helping relocating families pinpoint and navigate formal programs and services and informal supports, which may have a different title in the new state or fall under a different agency
Bridging gaps in programs, services and supports, and helping families understand what's offered, how to determine eligibility and how to apply for benefits and entitlements
Providing community enhancement by educational workshops and community events meant to support and provide community engagement to EFMP Families. Notification of events is through a monthly newsletter and the Facebook page.
Helping families find respite care for their qualifying member through The AF EFMP respite program (visit us here)
Proactively identifies family members who meet eligibility criteria for enrollment, assists enrolled members with OCONUS or CONUS screening after the member has received their assignment, assists all members with overseas clearance whether enrolled in EFMP or not, assists ADM and family with EFMP reassignment process, EFMP enrollment and EFMP removal. Supports families to ensure they receive the services they require.
Provides comprehensive and coordinated medical, education, community support, assignment coordination, and housing accommodation to families enrolled in the EFMP program.