The installation Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) team is a great resource and support for families with PCS orders. One of the primary responsibilities of EFMP is to help (EFMP families) families think through, plan, and access specific resources that will help to make the Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move less challenging, which is why EFMP has the standardized PCS Whole-Hearted Hand-Off process.
As part of our Whole-Hearted Hand-Off process, EFMP families can expect the following support:
At any time, families may reach out to request more frequent support. Usual topics associated with PCS moves include housing needs, dependent travel options, transfer of TRICARE, special education support and transition, service animals, respite care, community resources, and safety. In all cases, your Family Case Worker will follow your lead and address those needs that are most important to you.
Moving can be stressful, but the PCS workshop provides resources to help! Here are nine reasons you should attend a PCS workshop.
Your installation Exceptional Family Member Program provides support for families with EFMP dependents during the stress of PCSing! Here are several ways your EFMP program can support you on your next PCS.
Navigating travel with a family member who has special needs calls for detailed planning and consideration. Read more on these air, automobile, and train travel tips for your next PCS.