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Did you know?

CGMA helps families who are adopting. CGMA offers a loan, up to $6,000 (interest free!), to all eligible CGMA clients who are incurring expenses related to the legal adoption of a child.

Qualified adoption expenses are those reasonable and necessary expenses directly related to the legal adoption of an eligible child.

Qualified adoption expenses may include:

  • Adoption fees
  • Attorney fees
  • Court costs
  • Required home inspection cost
  • Travel expenses (including meals and lodging) while away from home, and Re-adoption expenses relating to the adoption of a foreign child

Additional information can be found under Chapter 3-C-9 of the CGMA Manual.


You give valuable time to assist CGMA clients and it is much appreciated!

Please let CGMA-HQ know (703) 875-0404 or toll free (800) 881-2462 or email: HQS-DG-CGMA@uscg.mil if there is any way we can support your efforts as you serve your shipmates through CGMA.