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Call 1-855-CGSUPRT (247-8778) 24/7 or go to www.CGSUPRT.com

Active Duty members and their dependants may also contact their local Family Resources Specialist for assistance with eldercare matters. See below for more contact information.

Who is Eligible for this Program?
Eldercare informational and referral services are available to the following members of Team Coast Guard:

Purpose of Program
The eldercare information and referral services are intended to provide information, resources, and referral services for individuals and families who are dealing with issues related to planning and caring for their elderly and aging family members.

Confidentiality
Eldercare discussions with Work-Life and CG SUPRT personnel are confidential.

Definitions
Definitions regarding eldercare can be found in the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Handbook of Elder Care Resources for the Federal Workplace.

Services and Resources Available in the Coast Guard
There are two primary sources of information within the Coast Guard to assist with issues related to eldercare.

Other Federal Government Resources

Other Organizations That Can Assist
There are many private, non-profit, and other organizations that provide information on eldercare issues such as care, establishing end-of-life choices, legal issues, caregiver support, and so forth. Many of these can be found on the Coast Guard’s CG SUPRT website www.cgsuprt.com.

Each state and many counties also have offices to provide assistance and resources for eldercare and aging matters. Check with you local office on aging or health.

Points of Contact
HSWL specialists are the first points of contact for eldercare services and CG SUPRT questions. A list of the regional practice locations and phone numbers can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/worklife/contact.asp.

If you need additional assistance beyond the information provided here, please contact the CG Employee Assistance Program Manager, Ms Lisa Teems CG-1112, at (202) 475-5157 Fax: (202) 475-5906 or email at Lisa.A.Teems@uscg.mil.

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