The Planning Council has been helping families and children in need for nearly three-quarters of a century.  Through planning, community outreach, and responsive program development, our team has made it their business to know where to go for what services.  We don’t provide all of the services and resources, but we connect you to the agencies and organizations that do.

Exceptional Family Member Respite Care is a partnership between the U.S. Navy, Child Care Aware of America, and The Planning Council for qualified families in the greater Hampton Roads area.

The Planning Council’s Respite team with Jo Ann Short, President/CEO, and Tomika Pitts Jones, Respite Manager, center back.

Are you active-duty Navy and have a child enrolled in the Navy’s Exceptional Family Member Program?  Do you need to rejuvenate, or need someone to help while you attend to other family needs?

EFM Respite Care, a benefit to eligible Navy families, may be what you are looking for.  For more information, please call Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA) at 1-800-424-2246 x317 or visit their website at Exceptional Family Member (EFM) Respite Care – Child Care Aware® of America.

EFM Respite Care

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...Wanting to Become a Provider?
...Wanting to Become a Provider?
Prospective providers may apply to become an EFM Respite Provider.
...Looking for Caregiving Resources?
... Looking for Caregiving Resources?
For parents and families looking to learn more about good caregiving, check out our list of resources offered in Virginia.

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