MCCS 29 Palms

Exceptional Family Member Program

Exceptional Family Member Program

Exceptional Family Member Program

Village Center (Bldg. 1551, Room 40)
FAX 760.830.8997

Monday-Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Weekend: Closed

EFMP Video Overview

EFMP Brochure


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 788150

Twentynine Palms, CA 92278-8150


What is the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)?
The Marine Corps EFMP is a mandatory program. It is designed to support family members with qualifying medical, educational, or mental health needs by ensuring PCS assignments are coordinated to meet the needs of the family.

What are some of the benefits of being enrolled?
As an enrolled family member, you will be assigned a caseworker that will offer:

Assistance with relocation/PCS

Guidance when scheduling medical appointments

Support with TRICARE and ECHO

Support with housing

IEP meeting preparation and support

Respite care reimbursement (if applicable)

Provide you with resources, referrals, and more!

Q: What are some common diagnoses?
A: Speech therapy, allergies, asthma, migraines, eczema, cancer, anxiety, depression, PTSD, ADD/ADHD, autism, children with an IFSP or IEP, arthritis, diabetes, and many more.

Q: Will enrollment affect my chances for promotion?
A: No.

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