Exceptional Family Member Program
Building 7122 Lifelong Learning Center
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Exceptional Famiy Member Program is for families of active duty service members.
The EFMP manager works with the family, base resources, and community supports to provide access to the best level of care possible. Eligible families who are enrolled in EFMP have access to respite care to assist in meeting the needs of their family.
Enrollment in EFMP is mandatory. Please click here for more information.
Available locally is a range of adaptive toys that can be checked out by parents of children with different special needs.
Books & Videos
There are also many books and videos that can be checked out on a variety of special needs issues for adults and children. A list of these materials will soon be posted to this webpage.
Phoebe Support Groups
Phoebe Putney Health System is a network of hospitals, family medicine clinics, rehab facilities, auxiliary services, and medical education training facilities. More than 300 affiliated doctors and 3,800 professional staff form a unique partnership to deliver world-class healing and prevention to our community. Call: (877) 312-1167 toll free or locally at (229) 312-1000
Navy Branch Health Clinic
Navy Branch Health Clinic Albany is the local provider of military health care. Attached to the Navy Hospital in Jacksonville, FL, the local clinic provides primary care for Marines, Sailors, and their families. Visit their website for more information about available care. (800) 529-4677 | Central appointment line for clinic services. (229) 639-7886 | For reception (800) 444-5445 | For TRICARE Humana Military Healthcare
If you have orders to Okinawa
Please visit Naval Hospital Okinawa’s website to find out about the requirement for Overseas Suitability Screening. You will find the regulations and forms used in the determination process for suitability. The Navy Health Clinic is responsible for completing OSS; the information is provided here as a courtesy.
TRICARE University is an excellent resource for understanding the Military Health System. Sign up to take on-line courses such as the TRICARE Fundamentals Course, learn about how TRICARE works with other forms of health coverage, and learn how to access care in remote or overseas locations. In depth information on all forms of TRICARE coverage, including links to each of the 3 CONUS regions, news releases, and updates on changes to each of the benefits and entitlements.
Parent To Parent of Georgia
Parent to Parent of Georgia provides advocacy, training, and information for parents who have children with special needs. They host trainings across the state and on the Internet to improve parents' knowledge of special education, health care, and other related topics. Call: (800) 229-2038 toll free or locally at (229) 439-7061. Kathy Sutton is the southwest Georgia coordinator.
Easter Seals Southern GA
Easter Seals Southern Georgia provides assistance to children and adults with developmental disabilities. They provide a wide range of programs to support families, including respite care and supported living. Call: (800) 365-4583 toll free or locally at (229) 439-7061.
Kids Included Together
Kids Included Together (KIT) is a San Diego-based non-profit organization committed to helping families of typical and special needs children interact and grow. Inclusion specialists can reply to emails or phone calls to answer questions parents may have about inclusion of children in child care and/or schools. There are also many training modules available on-line relating to inclusion. The toll-free phone number is 866-945-0559.