Fort Drum Exceptional Family Member Program

Fort Drum Exceptional Family Member Program The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) is a mandatory enrollment program that works with other military and civilian agencies to provide comprehensive and coordinated medical, educational, housing, community support and personnel services.

Operating as usual

05/05/2021

This week we wanted to send you all a big thank you for all the hard work you do every day. If you see a teacher this week, remember to give them a nice red shiny apple and a thank you. They will appreciate it. Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County Fort Drum Soldier & Family Readiness Division Fort Drum Family Resource Center #teacherappreciationweek #weloveourteachers #thankyouteachers

05/05/2021

Look for the link to sign up on our Facebook and website on May 6th!

05/05/2021

Message us on our page or give us a call to claim your bag!

05/05/2021

May is Mental Health Awareness Month (#MHAM)

Even in times of uncertainty, a community is there for you. Help fight the stigma and educate others by increasing awareness about mental illness. If you or someone you love needs help, you can reach out. #mentalhealthawarness #NotAlone

https://www.militaryonesource.mil/health-wellness/mental-health/

05/04/2021

Celebrate with us as we show appreciation to the Military Spouses in our community for all that they do!

On May 12, enjoy FREE FOOD (Soup, Salad and breadsticks) as well as other goodies over at Lloyd's Landing in Remington Park starting at noon.

Limit one meal per person, while supplies last.

Sponsored by the Gary Sinise Foundation - Serving Heroes & USAA.
No federal endorsement implied.

05/04/2021
05/04/2021

Baby Basics is a program for pregnant parents and new parents of children (birth to 1-year-old) to gain the information needed to raise healthy and happy children through a variety of community agency presentations. If you attend you will receive a free safety bundle after the class!😁
Fort Drum Soldier & Family Readiness Division #newborn #babysafety #momhelp #militarymom

05/03/2021

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Jefferson County is offering this wonderful class for young kids grade 1-5, over zoom! Come and learn some great ways to snack! #healthyeating #healthysnacks Fort Drum Family Resource Center Fort Drum Exceptional Family Member Program

We are so happy to share that our EFMP Playgroup will be back every Wednesday 10-11:30 AM starting May 19th! Only 10 occ...
05/03/2021

We are so happy to share that our EFMP Playgroup will be back every Wednesday 10-11:30 AM starting May 19th! Only 10 occupants per session due to COVID regulations so please give us a call to register.

We are so happy to share that our EFMP Playgroup will be back every Wednesday 10-11:30 AM starting May 19th! Only 10 occupants per session due to COVID regulations so please give us a call to register.

Message us on our page or give us a call to claim your bag!
05/03/2021

Message us on our page or give us a call to claim your bag!

Message us on our page or give us a call to claim your bag!

Photos from Fort Drum Family Advocacy Program's post
04/28/2021

Photos from Fort Drum Family Advocacy Program's post

Photos from U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division's post
04/27/2021

Photos from U.S. Army Fort Drum & 10th Mountain Division's post

04/26/2021

6 SIMPLE WAYS TO HELP KIDS MANAGE BIG EMOTIONS

"One important point to make is that when a child is struggling, we usually don’t see the emotion at first. We see the challenging behaviors....Always keep in mind that emotions are often the driving force behind behaviors."

https://www.thepathway2success.com/myblog/

Image credit: Pathway 2 Success

04/22/2021

Here are the dates for the in-person StoryTime. These will be on Tuesday and Friday at 10:00 am. There are a few things to remember when looking to come in.

Parents please pre-register by calling or coming into the library. There is limited space which will allow only 8 Families per day to attend.

StoryTime will consist of a story and a craft each day.

We will still be doing virtual StoryTime here on Facebook at 11:30 am on Tuesday and Friday as well. If you did not make it on the in-person list you will not miss StoryTime.

Additionally if you are unable to attend you will be able to pick up a craft for that day's StoryTime while supplies last.

04/21/2021

The 9th annual Fort Drum Baby Palooza is quickly approaching! Don’t miss your chance to learn valuable information, such as infant CPR, safe sleeping tips for newborns, and tips and tricks for breastfeeding. There will also be car seat checks at Baby Palooza this year! Call or message us to register for this amazing event!

Fort Drum Soldier & Family Readiness Division
Fort Drum Family Resource Center

We still have a few bags left, message us to claim yours!
04/20/2021

We still have a few bags left, message us to claim yours!

Give us a call or message us on our page to claim your Easter activity bag! Includes little chocolate eggs so please be aware of any allergies😊

Photos from Fort Drum Area Events's post
04/14/2021

Photos from Fort Drum Area Events's post

04/13/2021

Join us at 12 PM today for a Facebook Live Q&A with our 4-H Camp Wabasso Director!

04/12/2021
We are born to climb

Look at that baby climb! Climbing is a great way to work core muscles and get those gross motor skills developing

04/10/2021

Chuck E. Cheese is proud to support families who have children with autism and other special needs. Our Sensory events include a trained and caring staff that work to ensure each guest has a fun-filled visit. We realize that the Chuck E. experience can be very stimulating for any child, so our mission is to create an event that allows ALL kids to be a kid.

In celebration of Autism Awareness Month, all Chuck E. Cheese locations nationwide that are open for games will open 2 hours early on April 11th for Sensory Sensitive Sunday. Select locations will continue offering Sensory Sensitive Sunday on the remaining Sundays in April.
More info: chuckecheese.com/events/sensory-sensitive-sundays
There is a Chuck E Cheese in Syracuse which is only an hour away.

Photos from Fort Drum Family Advocacy Program's post
04/09/2021

Photos from Fort Drum Family Advocacy Program's post

04/09/2021

Volunteers are the heart of the USO — become a volunteer today! Join our team of over 30,000 volunteers and support local military service members and their families in your community.
https://volunteers.uso.org/

Photos from Fort Drum Family Advocacy Program's post
04/08/2021

Photos from Fort Drum Family Advocacy Program's post

Photos from Fort Drum Soldier & Family Readiness Division's post
04/07/2021

Photos from Fort Drum Soldier & Family Readiness Division's post

04/07/2021

“What is Dyslexia?” Infographic from Learning Ally.

Share this with teachers. Encourage them to post it in the classroom or teachers lounge.

We still have lots of activity bags filled with treats and toys, give us a call to claim yours😊
04/06/2021

We still have lots of activity bags filled with treats and toys, give us a call to claim yours😊

Give us a call or message us on our page to claim your Easter activity bag! Includes little chocolate eggs so please be aware of any allergies😊

I am so happy to share a sensory friendly activity happening at Chuck E Cheese! For the month of April Sensory Sensitive...
04/06/2021
Sensory Sensitive Sundays | Chuck E Cheese

I am so happy to share a sensory friendly activity happening at Chuck E Cheese! For the month of April Sensory Sensitive Sundays are back! If you and your special need kiddo are looking for a little weekend day trip, Chuck E Cheese in Syracuse is a little over an hour away.

Sensory Sensitive Sundays are back! SENSORY SENSITIVE SUNDAYS Available at Participating Locations VIEW LOCATIONS Activities & Play Place for Children with Autism & Special Needs Chuck E. Cheese is proud[...]

What an awesome opportunity!
04/06/2021

What an awesome opportunity!

Zoo New York is celebrating the Month of the Military Child the entire month of April. If you know a military child that should be recognized as Zoo New York’s recipient of the Month of the Military Child award, a Platinum Pack Membership for their family, and other Zoo goodies, make sure you nominate them before May 1st.

Zoo New York will be announcing the recipient on May 15th during our Military Appreciation Day. Nominations can be sent in via email or mailed directly to the Zoo.

Email: [email protected]
Mailing Address: 1 Thompson Park Watertown, NY 13601.

Photos from Fort Drum Area Events's post
04/06/2021

Photos from Fort Drum Area Events's post

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10250 4th Armored Division Drive
Fort Drum, NY
13601

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Monday 07:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 07:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 16:30
Thursday 07:30 - 16:30
Friday 07:30 - 16:30

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