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  • Respite care available for EFMP families

    Families enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program are eligible for additional support through the Air Force Respite Care program. Respite Care provides active duty Air Force families with short term specialized child care to reduce the stressors associated with caring for a child with

  • AFPC launches Family Vector website

    Airmen, Guardians, and their families may now access EFMP information without using a Common Access Card at the Department of the Air Force Family Vector website.

  • EFMP families receive hands-on experience

    Families enrolled in the Hanscom Exceptional Family Member Program have taken on the role of teachers, therapists and counselors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the last few months, families with children on the Autism spectrum or with sensory processing needs, expressed concerns that virtual

  • Teen daughter of Air Force family writes children’s book

    “Betty Bubblegum was a sassy-sweet, fearless animal lover who spent her weekends riding horses, wearing brave fashion accessories, and adventuring with her friend, a good-natured service dog named Emily,” so starts the recently published children’s book by 13-year-old Brianna Heim. The book is

  • Against all odds: Air Force family overcomes adversity

    The Giles were presented with a spectrum of possibilities of outcomes for their tiny newborn daughter. They finally were able to determine she had suffered a brain hemorrhage and was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (CP). The Giles were faced with a future of uncertainties for the health and wellbeing