Navy Life Hampton Roads VA Resource Guide

their exceptional family members (EFM) and ensuring that they are assigned to areas where they can access necessary resources. EFMP case Liaisons provide information, referral and system navigation to special needs families, link families with available military, national and local community resources, provide non-medical case management, develop and maintain Individual Service Plans (ISP), and partner with the Military Treatment Facility (MTF) Coordinators to provide information, education and program enrollment assistance. Individual Augmentee Support (IA) Sailors may individually deploy from their parent command to support another command or military service. An Individual Augmentee (IA) deployment is different from a traditional deployment, therefore, the Chief of Naval Operations supplements traditional deployment support with personal outreach to IA Sailors and their families through Command IA Coordinators (CIACs) and by FFSC Individual Deployment Support Specialist (IDSS) Case Managers. The IDSS’s role is to maintain periodic communications with IA families and provide information and referral resources when requested to support family needs.

your new duty station. FFSCs provide relocation assistance, whether you are settling in or departing from a duty station. The assistance is designed to make the moving process as effortless as possible for all service member and their families. For information regarding your next duty station, visit:

• https://planmymove. • https://installations.

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)

The Navy’s Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) serves military family members with special needs. The EFMP

is a mandatory enrollment program for sponsors with qualifying family members. Enrollment in the EFMP ensures maximum services to the family throughout the sponsor’s career. EFMP includes identification of the family member’s special needs and enrollment in the program, assignment coordination and family support. The program assists Sailors by addressing the special needs of


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