EFMP-FS (Family Support)
The Family Support function provides information, referrals, parent education, and recreational events.
All three functions work together and with other military and civilian agencies to ensure EFMP families have an enhanced quality of life as they relocate around the world with their sponsors.
Several exciting things rolling out to care for our EFMP families! On August 30, 2021 the new EFMP case management system will launch, part of recent improvements to care for families enrolled in this program. What does this mean for members?
PCS Screening is now electronic through the MyVector platform
No more paper screenings with each PCS - the system saves family's information for future moves
Receive an automated email to update your questionaire when an assignment is received
CAC-free secure system allows family members (non-CAC holders) to complete the screenings online
Eliminates the need for additional doctor's appointments in most cases
Explore available specialized care near military bases through the medical trends dashboard
More and new resources - this site is continuing to evolve and will have additional content in the future
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a coordinated effort to support military families that have at least one family member with exceptional needs by providing information and community services referrals, educate families on community resources and assists families with accessing them. Resource information to include: national & local services, early intervention & child care options, offers recreational and educational events, Respite Care Information/Options, conducts Family Needs Assessments & Family Service Plans (DD 3054), Relocation Assistance and School Information on Special Education.
Washington, D.C., (Aug. 13, 2018) —The Department of Defense (DoD) announced extended eligibility for Military OneSource benefits from the current 180 days to 365 days after separation or retirement from military service to ensure all service members and families have access to comprehensive support as they transition to civilian life. This change goes into effect 13 Aug 18 in accordance with the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2019. As a DoD program, Military OneSource offers a wide range of services designed exclusively for the military community. Services include help with relocation, tax support, financial planning, health and wellness coaching, as well as confidential non-medical counseling and specialty consultations for spouse employment, education, adoption, elder care, special needs and much more.
SPAN’s Military Family 360 Support Center is a one-stop center assisting military families — active duty and retired military and National Guard and Reserve personnel throughout New Jersey, who have infants, toddlers, children, and youth ages birth to 26 with disabilities. Military Family Support 360 assists military families by: developing a family plan to address concerns; assisting with access to family resources; offering training sessions on advocacy for accessing quality services, health care, education; offering family to family emotional support and information; linking you to leadership opportunities to ensure the family voice in decisions about military assistance programs and services.
An online tool for military families with special needs; offering 24/7 access to information that is tailored to individual needs through checklists. These checklists provide steps, resources, and tips to navigate through topics such as:
Sign up to find information, connect with services, advocate for yourself and family members by visiting the website: