ABOUT US


The mission of the Marine Corps Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is to assure continuum of care for all enrolled families. EFMP will improve the quality of life of families that support a member with a disability. EFMP will ensure that sponsors with Exceptional Family Members (EFM’s) are assigned to duty stations where services exist to support the EFM with access, and availability, to medical and educational services. Enrollment in the program is mandatory for active duty personnel with a family member that has an exceptional need (MCO P1754.4B).

WHO QUALIFIES FOR EFMP?


An EFM must be enrolled in DEERS and MCTFS and have a diagnosed physical, intellectual, or emotional need that requires specialized medical or educational services.

EFMP FAMILY CASE WORKERS ARE AVAILABLE TO:


  • Connect families to medical, educational, and community services
  • Guide members through the enrollment process
  • Provide resource, referral, and support throughout PCS transitions
  • Advocate for families with special education needs

RESOURCES


EFMP BROCHURE

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EFMP BROCHURE FOR MOVING

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NAVY & ARMY EFMP CONTACT INFORMATION

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EFMP BROCHURE FOR LEADERS

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EFMP ENROLLMENT APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

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FAMILY MEMBER MEDICAL SUMMARY (DD-2792)

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SPECIAL EDUCATION/EARLY INTERVENTION (DD-2792-1)

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DISCLOSURE CONSENT FORM (NAVM 11720)

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EFMP GENERAL INFORMATION

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EFMP ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

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DECLINATION OF SERVICES

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CLIENT RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

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The EFMP respite care program is designed to reduce stress on EFMP families by providing temporary rest periods for family members who care for those who have special needs. Enrolled EFMP families may be eligible for respite care reimbursement at authorized reimbursement rates.

RESPITE APPLICATION FORM

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RESPITE STATEMENT OF UNDERSTANDING

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RESPITE HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT

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RESPITE REIMBURSEMENT VOUCHER

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RESPITE FAQS

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EFMP Lending has a collection of books and recordings that individuals or families enrolled in EFMP may borrow. The items are free to borrow and may be checked out for a period of up to three weeks.

LENDING LIBRARY RESOURCE LIST

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EFMP LIBRARY POLICY

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Our mission is to provide substance abuse counseling to all military members and all eligible personnel who fall under the Department of Defenses’ Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA).

EFMP RESOURCES & IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

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MCAS IWAKUNI LIBRARY

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EFMP DEPLOYMENT SUPPORT

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BRANCH HEALTH CLINIC

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USMC SCHOOL LIAISON PROGRAM

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EFMP CONTINUATION ON LOCATION (COL)

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NATIONAL RESOURCES


Military OneSource has a variety of EFMP information including links to each service information, special needs tip sheets, booklets, CDs and other materials available at no cost. Military OneSource Specialty Consultants offer personalized consultations on such issues as education, special needs and finances are available for military families with special needs.

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TRICARE covers many services that may be helpful for your family member with special needs.

COVERED SERVICES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Behavioral/Mental Health Care
  • Durable Medical Equipment
  • Home Health Care

The Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) supplements the basic TRICARE program by providing financial assistance for an integrated set of services and supplies.

The Enhanced Access to Autism Services Demonstration allows eligible beneficiaries to have access to a greater range of existing evidence-based Educational Interventions for Autism Spectrum Disorders (EIA) services through an expanded network of educational intervention providers. Currently, the demonstration is only available in the United States and the District of Columbia.

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Get the help you need when you are living or traveling overseas.

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Information for parents, caregivers or representatives of children younger than age 18 who have disabilities that might make them eligible for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments. It is also for adults who became disabled in childhood and who might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. (This is called a “child’s” benefit because it is based on a parent’s Social Security).

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This link provides information for both children and adults with disabilities on accessing services through Medicaid waivers.

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STOMP is a federally funded Parent Training and Information Center that assists military families who have children with special education or health needs.

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This site provides you access to disability-related information and programs available across the government. Covered topics include benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation.

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This site provides you access to disability-related information and programs available across the government. Covered topics include benefits, civil rights, community life, education, employment, housing, health, technology and transportation.

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