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Bureau of Medical Services

Office of Child and Family Programs

Our Mission

To help parents of children with behavioral health conditions and educational disabilities navigate the overseas environment and identify those posts where the child’s needs may be met. We also provide clinical and administrative support to Foreign Service Medical Specialists who oversee the health and welfare of the dependents of Chief of Mission personnel overseas.

U.S. Department of State

Welcome to the new

Our new design makes it easier to find and learn about the State Department’s programs and services—from passports and visas to learning how U.S. diplomacy benefits the American people.