5/2/2018: An updated list of EFM books, on AAFSW: https://www.aafsw.org/efm-book-list/ .

2/22/2018: Information about the new AAFSW “Twice Exceptional” Merit Scholarship for High School, Gap Year, and College Students (Freshmen and Sophomores) with an IEP. Two scholarships are available for $2,500 each. Go to AAFSW’s site for more information.




Foreign Service Community Support Offices, Groups and Organizations
Official and Independent Support Resources and Advocacy Organizations.


Foreign Service Social Media

AAFSW-run social media groups and more.


Bidding, Travel and Moving
General moving, moving with pets, school research links and unaccompanied tour support.


Life at Post
Bidding resources, social media groups, emergencies,
and post evacuation.


Back in the USA
Transitioning to D.C. or back to the United States.


Employment for Spouses, Partners and Retirees
EFM employment, including volunteering, and retiree support.


Education and Parenting
Raising children in the FS, scholarships, special needs/gifted, boarding school,social media resources, adoption.


Medical, Wellness and Resilience
Medical clearance, medical evacuation, health insurance, air quality, wellness and resilience.


Finances, Legal, Insurance, and Retirement Resources
Insurance resources.