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Office of Work-Life Programs -
Adoption Reimbursement

Who is Eligible for this Program?
The Adoption Reimbursement Program is available to the following members of Team Coast Guard:

  • Active Duty Coast Guard
  • Coast Guard Reservists on active duty for at least 180 days

Note: All other member of Team Coast Guard, while not eligible for reimbursement, are encouraged to use the National Adoption Directory and other web sites provided below to assist them in obtaining adoption information.

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Purpose of Program
The Adoption Reimbursement Program is intended to subsidize the adoption of children under 18 years of age for members of the Coast Guard.

Program Confidentiality
Discussions of the Adoption Reimbursement Program are used for reviewing, approving, accounting, and disbursing of adoption reimbursements. All discussions between a member using the Adoption Reimbursement Program and the Adoption Reimbursement Program Manager are confidential, with the exception of government audits, to determine appropriate use of government funding.

The following definitions apply to the Adoption Reimbursement Program:

Services and Resources Available
The following service and resource is available within the Adoption Reimbursement Program:

Program References
The following reference provide details of the Adoption Reimbursement program:

Related Program Information
The Coast Guard does not endorse the web sites listed below. They are provided to help in your search for adoption information. It is important to check references and to research programs found on the web. DO NOT send monies to unidentified sources. Please email links that you find not working or services not appropriate for members of Team Coast Guard to the point of contact listed below.

Related Web Sites
The following web sites provide information related to the Adoption Reimbursement Program:

Point of Contact
Please contact the Family Resource Specialist (FRS) on your Regional Work-Life Staff at 1-800-872-4957. If additional assistance is needed, please contact Office of Work-Life HQ at

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Last Modified 10/31/2016