The Air Force’s Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is designed to provide support to military family members with special needs. EFMP is comprised of three components who work together to support military members and their families.
Provides comprehensive and coordinated medical, education, community support, assignment coordination, and housing accommodation to families enrolled in the EFMP program.
Exceptional Family Member Program-Family Support (EFMP-FS)
Provides community support function provided by Airman & Family Readiness Centers (A&FRC) and includes, but is not limited to, on-and off-base information and referral, parent training, support groups, relocation assistance, financial management, and school information.
Exceptional Advocate eNewsletter
Check out The Exceptional Advocate newsletter: This is an e-Newsletter for military families with special needs and those who support them. Published quarterly, The Exceptional Advocate focuses on updates and information from the Exceptional Family Member Program.
EFMP Special Announcements
INCREASE TO RESPITE CARE
As of Jan 2018, Air Force EFMP Respite Care has increased from 12 to now 40 hours per month. In order to be considered, the family must be enrolled and have at least one EFMP-enrolled child under 18 y/o. Sibling care is also available up to 13 y/o. This is in-home care.
To apply: Your child's physician must sign, stamp, and complete the EFMP Verification Form. The physician can be military or civilian..whomever has the most oversight of your child's care. IF you have more than 1 EFMP child, you must have a form completed for each child. Once complete, you may scan/email to Child Care AwareR at or fax to (571) 255-4881.
Once received and verified, you will be contacted by our local provider "Bay Respite Care" to start scheduling home interviews with prospective providers. Call the EFMP Family Support at 707-42-4342 if you have any issues or questions.
EFMP-Family Support (EFMP-FS) Coordinator
At the A&FRC, and EFMP-Family Support (EFMP-FS) Coordinators are available to ensure each family receives comprehensive coordinated family support through the military and/or civilian community.
Check out our Facebook group! Search “Travis EFMP Family Support" (Must be enrolled in the EFMP at Travis AFB)
EFMP Family Support Coordinators
Kevin C. Hamilton, M.A.
For questions about EFMP enrollment and medical-specific issues, please contact:
Special Needs Coordinator
David Grant Medical Center
Family Medical Relocation Clearance
Visit their SharePoint! (military network only) for forms and info