Exceptional Family Member Program
- Staff Recognition
Ms. Linda Moseley, Installation Exceptional Family Member Program Family and MWR, Army Community Service USAG Presidio of Monterey, CA, was presented the "Hero of the Week" award in the Commander's Updated Brief.
Linda increased productivity of the EFMP Steering Committee by creating a multi-disciplinary support team which includes all service branches (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard), thereby addressing broader EFMP issues and reducing substantiated cases of negative behavior by 65%.
She coordinates with the local community for adaptive aquatics and therapeutic horseback riding therapy for over 167 beneficiaries at no cost to the military. This program has increased the quality of life for over 300 enrollees.
- What is an Exceptional Family Member (EFM)?
- Who must enroll in the program?
Soldiers* with Exceptional Family Members are required to register for EFMP and keep enrollment information current. This ensures that the family's needs will be considered during the OCONUS assignments process.
If you’re eligible for EFMP services, Family members must be screened and enrolled when they accompany authorized Soldiers on OCONUS assignments. Screenings include medical records review for all Family members and developmental screening for all children aged 72 months and younger.
For more information about EFMP, contact the EFMP point of contact through your nearest Army medical treatment facility:
*Who must enroll in the program?
(1) Active Army
(2) U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) Soldiers in the Active Guard Reserve (AGR) Program
(3) Army National Guard (ARNG) AGR personnel serving under authority of 10 USC and 32 USC. Department of the Army civilian employees do not enroll in the program.
You must identify dependent children with special education and medically-related service needs and ,Family members with medical needs each time they process for an assignment to a location outside the United States where Family member travel is authorized at Government expense.
- Overview of the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)
The mission of the Exceptional Family Member Program is to improve the quality of life of Families that have a Family Member with a special need and ensure continuum of care for eligible Family Members. The program is funded from the Military Service branches for their Service Member’s beneficiaries. The EFMP Manager will meet with Families to address individual needs and concerns. She will be able to provide extensive information for all questions concerning your exceptional Family Member needs.
- Mandatory Enrollment Forms
- Regulations related to EFMP
- Worth Watching!
- From your EFMP Manager
The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) provides comprehensive support to Family members with special needs. EFMP takes an all-inclusive approach to coordinate military and civilian community, educational, medical, housing, and personnel services to help Soldiers and their Families with special needs.