The Exceptional Family Member Program Resource Guide contains information about programs and other resources in Yuma, AZ community. The Guide is limited, but it does cover most common and accessible programs and support groups within the area.

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The one-page Quick Reference Guide is a simple and quick guide to the most common EFMP resources on base and local community.

The Physicians List contains TRICARE approved providers by specialty within the local community.

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The Education Directory for Children with Special Needs provides families of military dependents with special needs the information they need to make informed assignment decisions and easier transitions. The Education Directory consists of two components:  The Early Intervention Directory focusing on early intervention services for children birth-3 years old and The School-Age Directory focusing on education services for children with special needs, 3-21 years of age.  

Sittercity assists military families in locating caregivers experienced in caring for individuals with special needs with the local community at no cost to the family.



PCS Resources

To request assistance with an upcoming PCS move, complete the EFMP Family Transition Checklist and return it to your current Family Case Worker at your installation EFMP Office.



Deployment Resources

Marine Corps Family Team Building and the Unit Family Readiness team offer many resources to assist with deployments. 


Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD) The Arizona Department of Economic Security, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD) provides services and programs to eligible individuals with developmental disabilities. DES/DDD Local Offices Learn More
Supplemental Security Income (SSI) A Federal supplement program that can provide a monthly payment to those with low incomes and few resources who are 65 or older, blind, or disabled. Children may qualify. Learn More
Arizona Early Intervention Program (AZEIP) A statewide system of supports and services for families of children, birth to three, with disabilities or developmental delays. Learn More
Wrights Law Special Education Advocacy   Learn More
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)    Learn More
Tricare Choices   Learn More
Tricare Mail Order Pharmacy   Learn More
Traveling with Tricare Prime   Learn More
Tricare: The Claims Process   Learn More
Using Tricare and Medicare   Learn More
EFMP Family Support Reference Guide   Learn More
Special Care Organizational Record (SCOR)  For Adults Learn More
For Children Learn More
DoD Special Needs Parent Toolkit   Learn More
Ableplay Toy Rating Site AblePlayTM is a toy rating system and website that provides comprehensive information on toys for children with special needs. AblePlay was created so parents, special educators, therapists and others can make the best decisions when purchasing products for children in their lives with disabilities. Learn More
Autism Resources
Autism Checklist   Learn More
Autism Speaks   Learn More
Life Journey through Autism: A Guide for Military Families   Learn More
Autism Software Database   Learn More
Easter Seals   Learn More
Autism Society of America   Learn More
National Autism Association   Learn More
Local Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Providers    
Positive ABA Learn More
Butterfly Effects Learn More
Tricare Extended Care Health Option (ECHO)  ECHO Fact Sheet Learn More
Mental Health Resources
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)    Learn More
National Child Traumatic Stress Network, focus on military children   Learn More
National Alliance on Mental Illness, about mental illness by diagnosis   Learn More
Asthma Resources
Asthma Action Plan    Learn More
Indoor Air Quality Checklist   Learn More
American Lung Association   Learn More
Asthma Workshops for Parents and Caregivers   Learn More
ADHD Resources
Attention Deficit Disorder Association   Learn More
National Institute of Mental Health   Learn More
Children and Adults With Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder   Learn More
ADDitude: Living Well With Attention Deficit   Learn More
Diabetes Resources
American Diabetes Association   Learn More
D Life   Learn More
Diabetes Mine   Learn More
Cancer Resources
American Cancer Society Cancer Resource Center 1320 W. 24th Street Yuma, AZ 85364 Learn More
Army of Women   Learn More
National Cancer Institute   Learn More
Live Strong   Learn More
Cancer Care   Learn More
Food Allergies Resources
Kids With Food Allergies   Learn More
Nourish Interactive   Learn More