Exceptional Family Member (EFM) Respite Care

Child Care Aware® of America partners with the U. S. Navy to provide EFM Respite Care to eligible families. Together we have established a quality respite child care program for families with children (birth through 18 years) who have special needs and are enrolled in the Exceptional Family Member Program.
To find out how you can become an EFM Respite Care provider through Child Care Aware of America or its wholly owned subsidiary Respite Care of America™ (RCoA)™, please call (800) 424-2246 for more information.

Provider Pre-Service Requirements

  • Cleared Background Checks
    • FBI
    • State
    • Sex Offender
    • Child Abuse Registry
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certificates
  • Child Abuse Awareness (Prevention and Identification & Reporting)
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)
  • Medication Dispensation Training

Provider Documentation Needed

  • EFM Respite Care Provider Application
  • Direct Deposit Election Form
  • W-9 Form
  • Voided Check
  • License, if applicable
  • EIN Letter, if applicable
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