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We are here to assist employees with counseling, financial management, rape/sexual assault, critical incidents, and suicide prevention . If we can't provide direct assistance through our programs we will assist you in finding other resources.
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CG Support Program
The CG SUPRT programs offers value-added life-balance support that is seamlessly integrated into a suite of a services. This integration enables Coast Guard members, civilian employees, and their dependents to access important resources and expertise that helps them balance work and life issues. additionally, CG SUPRT provides up to twelve sessions of counseling from a local provider. Detailed information is available on the web at www.cgsuprt.com or through a 24/7 hotline. For confidential resources and services call: 855CGSUPRT (855-247-8778).
Classes in financial management are available to all units in our AOR. For individuals who need personal assistance with financial management please contact the EA Coordinator for an appointment. Click here to learn about Financial Coaching. The Personal Financial Management Program is explained in depth in this Fact Sheet.
In case of any threat or gesture exhibited by a member indicating they may be at risk for self harm assign an individual to accompany the member at all times, obtain professional screening at the nearest medical facility or by a physician and contact the EAPC. If there is an immediate threat contact 911 for assistance. For general information regarding issues of self-harm please contact the EAPC. To arrange your annual mandatory suicide prevention training please contact the EAPC or Chaplain.
Rape/ Sexual Assault
Rape or sexual assault victim call (800) 656-4673 to be connected to the nearest rape crisis center .If a member reports being the victim of a sexual assault, assure the safety of the member and assign a same gender individual to accompany the member at all times, obtain a professional sexual assault examination at an appropriate medical facility. Encourage the victim to not bath or wash prior to the examination. Contact the EAPC to assign a VSP Victim Support Person, also contact CGIS or local law enforcement.
Red Cross Liaison
For assistance from the Red Cross regarding issues such as emergency leave contact your ombudsman. If you cannot contact your ombudsman contact the EAPC.
Violence in the Workplace
If there is an immediate threat of violence in the workplace call 911 and base security. If there is a concern about a potentially violent workplace situation contact the EAPC and if the Command deems it necessary the EAPC will call together the Threat Assessment Team. To arrange for Annual Violence in the Workplace Prevention training please contact the EAPC.
Critical Incident Stress Management
A critical incident is any event of such emotional significance that it may overwhelm a person’s or groups ability to cope. CISM is a team approach to get impacted personnel back to work. For assistance with stress management following a critical incident contact the EAPC.
If the EAPC is not available at 510-437-3927 please contact the D11 Command Center at (510) 437-3700 or (800) 246-7236.
Employee Assistance Coordinator