Frequently Asked Questions

USCG Specific Frequently Asked Questions

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Nov. 23, 2020

Child Development Centers FAQs

 C9 (formerly II2) Q: How are we protecting our CDC staff? *Updated 11/23/2020*A: Some Child Development Centers may close pending local area assessments. However, so long as the Service may safely do so, the Coast Guard intends to keep Child Development Centers (CDCs) open to support our mission-essential personnel.CDCs will remain open when

Nov. 23, 2020

Work-Life FAQs

 C1 (formerly L1) Q: Who can help me with financial assistance? *Updated 11/23/2020*See question J2 for new military pay and entitlements, but there are additional resources for financial assistance:Personal Financial Managers at each Work-Life Regional Practice can help all Coast Guard members, civilians, and their dependents with financial

May 13, 2020

Chaplain FAQs

 C5 (formerly L10) Q: Who is my chaplain? A: You can find your unit chaplain through the USCG Chaplain’s website. You can also locate your nearest Coast Guard chaplain by calling 202-372-4900. C6 (formerly L11) Q: Where can I find spiritual and religious resources?A: Chaplains care for all Coast Guard personnel and their families with dignity,

May 10, 2020

Legal FAQs

 C23 Q: My spouse or other dependent lost their job due to COVID-19.  Are they eligible for unemployment compensation?A:  Very likely they are, and they should strongly consider applying as soon as possible.  They can go to the Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance site to look up their state’s process. Military spouses may also file for

May 5, 2020

Family Support FAQs

 C7 (formerly L7) Q: How can I get information about my spouse’s unit when I am isolated from everyone?A: Coast Guard Ombudsmen are official volunteers who serve as the link between commands and families. To find your unit Ombudsman go to This link will bring you to the Ombudsman Registry, where you can identify your