EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM (EFMP) – FAMILY SERVICES
EFMP One-Stop Office
Bldg. 3458 Neely Road (inside the 87th Medical Group Clinic)
JB MDL McGuire
Additional services located at
Military and Family Support Center
Bldg. 3435 Broidy Rd
JB MDL McGuire
What is EFMP?
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a coordinated effort to support military families that have at least one family member with exceptional needs.
Who is an EFM?
An Exceptional Family Member is defined as one, regardless of age, who has a disability that limits the ability to function on a daily basis and required ongoing counseling, training, education, therapy and treatment. Some examples of disabilities include: Asthma, Autism, Emotional Disturbance, Hearing Impairment, Mental Health Disorders, Multiple Disabilities, Orthopedic Impairments, Specific Learning Disabilities, Speech or Language Impairment, Traumatic Brain Injury and Visual Impairment.
How to enroll in EFMP?
All EFMs complete a DD Form 2792. In addition, guardians of minors complete DP Form 2792-1. "Google" these forms online or pick them up at any of the 87th Medical Group EFMP One-Stop. The EFMP One-Stop team, provides information, referrals and assistance to meet individual needs.
What types of services can the EFMP One-Stop provide?
Advocacy, Military Family Support 360 Project, Recreational Activities, Resource Directory, Respite Care information, Support Groups, Systems Navigation and Workshops.
MILITARY ONESOURCE IS NOW AVAILABLE TO VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES FOR A FULL YEAR AFTER SEPARATING FROM THE MILITARY
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.
EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM (EFMP) - MEDICAL
609.754.9752 / 9622 / 9367
Medical Treatment Facility for enrollment, reassignments and overseas clearances
EXCEPTIONAL FAMILY MEMBER PROGRAM (EFMP) – FAMILY SUPPORT
609.754.9290 / 3154
• Family support
• Information & referral
• Host EFMP Specific events
MILITARY FAMILY SUPPORT 360
609.754.9242 / 9218
• Assists families of Military-Connected Children and Youth with Disabilities and Special Healthcare Needs
• Direct advocacy for health, education or human service assistance available
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Family Forum
This is an opportunity for families with a special needs family member(s) and community members who support these families to gather together to ask questions, discuss resources and help us learn about barriers and challenges in order to increase our support to families. The family forum is 10:00am-11:00am at the MFSC, Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road. If you are unable to attend in person, there is a virtual option available; just call 1-877-668-4493 and use access code 647 101 710. No registration required.
* Funded by US Department of Education Office Special Education Programs via SPAN's Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
EFMP - Exceptional Finances for Exceptional Families
Planning your finances when the unexpected happens is challenging enough, but add in additional/routine medical, travel, food or other expenses, which increases your stress level and decreases your money in the bank. This event will provide you information on basic budgeting and saving money as well as experts on hand to talk to you about Special Needs Trusts, Survivor Benefit Plan and Special Needs, Tricare Travel Reimbursement and other financial resources available to you. Learn, network, and get your questions answered!
Thursday, June 13, 6:00pm-7:30pm at the MFSC Bldg. 3435 Broidy Road, JB MDL McGuire.
To register online https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/ or call the Military and Family Support Center McGuire 609.754.3154. For further information, call the Military and Family Support Center McGuire 609.754.3154, Lakehurst 732.323.1248 or EFMP One-Stop 609.754.9290.
EFMP - Fun in the Sun, Pool Party!
Come and join us for some Fun in the Sun, Pool Party for our JB MDL families enrolled in Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). A wonderful time to celebrate with all!
Event held Thursday, 27 June, 1:00pm-4:00pm at the FSS Aquatics Dix, Bldg. 6046 Doughboy Loop. Information and resources will be available. Refreshments will be provided. Let's kick this summer off right and learn what support services are available and share some time together!
Pre-registration is required, https://booknow.appointment-plus.com/3yjbr5kq/. For further information, call the Military and Family Support Center McGuire 609.754.3154, Lakehurst 732.323.1248 or EFMP One-Stop 609.754.9290.