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Your 24/7 Guide to the Exceptional Family Member Program, EFMP

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Use this tool to navigate through the Department of Defense’s network of services and support for families with special needs.

For service members and their family: Our customized checklist builder makes it easy to stay organized and ensures you always have access to the latest information and resources. No sign-up is required, but you can choose to create an account to save your progress and preferences.

For service providers and leadership: Access up-to-date information, training and more to better advise families.

Perspective Selection

Start by selecting which role best describes you.

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Take a video tour of EFMP & Me

Click to play the EFMP & Me introduction video.



Check Out the Office of Special Needs EFMP Podcast Series

Tune in to learn about preparing for deployment, safety and emergency considerations, separation and retirement, and more.


Celebrate MilSpouse Appreciation Month

Check out these May special events and resources available to celebrate MilSpouses!

May Is Month of the Military Caregiver

Make extra time for yourself this month to practice self-care and find new ways to deal with caregiver stress.

Preparing To PCS?

Consider these tips for parents of children with special needs to consider before, during and after your PCS.