Helping you balance your
Work and your
Work Life Philosophy
The purpose of the Work Life initiative is to strike a reasonable balance between the needs of the Coast Guard
and the needs of our members and their families. The goal is to create a total quality environment by which
the Coast Guard will achieve organizational excellence and continue to provide valued services to our customers.
issues are critical to individual and organizational
achievement. They will always affect the Coast Guard's mission
performance and are certain to impact the future. Work Life
balance enhances diversity, recruitment, retention, and most
importantly, the job performance of the Coast Guard's workforce.
For the Coast
Guard to effectively compete as an employer in the 21st century,
we must build and maintain necessary support systems to provide
a quality of life to our employees.
Guard recognizes that Work Life issues are critical to
individual and organizational success. Achieving the Work Life
balance combines the formal structure of the Work Life staff
with an entire network of providers.
are available to all active duty members, reservists on active
duty, and their family members in the HSWL Field Office Boston area of
responsibility. *Eligibility for services may vary for
Our services are organized in
the following programs:
Employee Assistance Program
Provides EAP counseling
referrals, conducts prevention trainings in Workplace
Violence, Suicide Prevention, Sexual Assault/Rape
Prevention. Coordinates command requests for Critical
Incident Stress Management (CISM) response and conducts CISM
Checklists (QRCs) to be used by District 1 Commands to
respond to Rape/Sexual Assault, Suicide, CISM, and Workplace
Violence can be found on the EAP page.
information, referral, education, and case management
services to Coast Guard families. This includes managing the
Special Needs program.
Family Advocacy Program
support for all types of domestic violence and abuse,
conduct domestic violence prevention education and training,
and serve as a liaison between military and civilian
Transition and Relocation
Coast Guard members with assistance when relocating, assist
with transition from military to civilian careers including
conducting TAP seminars, serve as the Ombudsman Program
Health Promotion Program
lifestyle/fitness assessments for units or individuals,
manage and train unit Health Promotion Coordinators, provide
health-related presentations and educational materials
(including tobacco cessation information), conduct health
screenings, and serve as a source for individual dietary
Family Child Care
Administer the Family Child
Care program which certifies day care operations in Coast
Guard-owned or -leased housing, assist parents with finding
local child care resources, administer the GSA and Coast
Guard subsidy programs.
CG Work Life
CG-SUPRT - A
new work-life resource and referral program.
Contact Work-Life Toll Free at
(extensions will be listed when dialing
the toll free number)
When prompted, enter the three digit extension of the office
you wish to reach.