Scott AFB - Military & Family Readiness Center
Scott AFB - Military & Family Readiness Center

EFMP Family Support (FS)


News and Events

EFMP Orientation

AF EFMP Respite         Meet and Greet

Family/Self Advocacy Workshops

Special Olympics      Young Athletes




Family Needs Assessment


EFMP Family Support can meet with you any time to complete a family needs assessment.  The assessment is person-centered, family-focused, and strength-based to support the entire family is services and resources that best meet their needs.  For resource and referral or to complete a family needs assessment with service plan email or call us at 618-256-4746 or




We are excited to offer workshops and events tailored to the interests of families with exceptional needs. Please take a moment to look at our calendar to see what you would like to sign up for!


The EFMP Family Support office is available to assist in providing training and support to organizations and units in diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility to best support our EFMP families.  Please call us at 618-256-4746 or email us at




Family Needs Assessment
Person-Centered, Family Focused, Strength-Based
EFMP Family Support (FS) Family Needs As[...]
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FNA Support Checklist April 2020.pdf
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Per 10 USC Statute 1781, Section 563, Q-coded Airmen must complete or update a Family Needs Assessment/Service Plan with the local EFMP Family Support (FS) Coordinator NLT 60 days prior to a permanent change of station CONUS or OCONUS. An outlook calendar invitation is being sent to you to schedule this mandatory appointment.


We encourage but do not require your spouse and/or family member/s to attend. This is especially important if those family members manage appointments and support services for themselves or the EFMP family member.






Commonly Used Resources


Tricare Find a Provider(Doctor/Specialist)






The Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) provides financial assistance to beneficiaries with special needs for an integrated set of services and supplies.




Military One Source









Illinois Waiver Services


Prioritization for the Needs of Services (PUNS)


       PUNS is a database that registers individuals who want or need Developmental Disability Waiver services funded by the IL Dept of Human Services.  Contact your area service coordination agency. PUNS enrollment will help communicate a possible need for services once your child turns 22.  It is recommended to enroll at any age as the state uses this data to track future needs.


Scott AFB/St. Clair Co is Prairiland Care Coordination




Air Force Aid Special Needs Grant


Assist eligible Airmen/Guardians who are faced with increased financial requirements due to costs associated with having dependents with special needs.


Eligibility:  Active duty, Active Guard Reserve (AGR), Guard/Reserve on an Initial or Continuation Full-time order, and Traditional Guard/Reserve on a long-term order who have dependents enrolled in the Air Force's Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP).


Grant Amount:  Up to $3000 per special needs family member over a five-year period.


Apply through the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) link on the home page (


Contact the Scott AFB EFMP Family Support office for more information at 618-256-4746.




Air Force Respite Care             

AF EFMP Respite Care Brochure - Scott AFB
Respite Brochure - FINAL.pdf
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Scott AFB Legal Office

EFMP Support

Legal Office Special Education Support
EFMP_IEP_TriFold Scott Legal Office.pdf
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Legal Office - Guardianship
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About Us

This site is a public service by the Scott AFB, Military & Family Readiness Center.

The presence of commercial and external hyperlinks doesn't constitute endorsement by the M&FRC, Scott AFB, AMC, the USAF, or the Department of Defense (DoD), of the external web site, or the information, products or services contained therein.


Eligibility Statement: DoD Personnel & families - including military members, all Service & Guard, Reserve, military retirees, DoD civilians, NAF personnel & immediate family members. Other uniformed services include US Coast Guard, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, uniformed State Department personnel, Public Health Service personnel & members of units assigned or attached to a US installation.



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