Need Assistance?

Help from CGMA is within reach:
Contact your local CGMA Representative to apply for assistance.
Most people associated with the U.S. Coast Guard are eligible for assistance for themselves and their immediate family members.
  • Active Duty
  • Auxiliary
  • Civilian Employees
  • Reserve
  • Retirees

CGMA provides a variety of zero-interest loans and grants.
  • Hurricanes and other disasters
  • Unexpected financial needs
  • Education
  • PCS and other moving support
  • Caring for your family

- Contact the CGMA Representative at your unit or at another unit if you are travelling. For emergencies when you are not near a Coast Guard location, contact one of the other Military Aid Societies or the American Red Cross.
- You will need your ID and an application. A budget worksheet is required for many programs.
- Click for application forms

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Who We Help

Baby Nathan and Family

"From an adoption grant for the twins and layette package to welcome the new baby to education support, Mutual Assistance is a ready source of support.CGMA is honored to stand with families at these distinctive milestones. Chelsae reflects on her family’s experience, “It is beyond a blessing to get some help from you guys.”

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Helping Our Own
In the last 3 years, CGMA provided essential financial aid to
  • 1 in 3 Active Duty Members
  • 1 in 6 Civilian Employees
  • 1 in 8 Reserve Members
67% of all assistance went to individuals in pay grades 
E-6/GS-7 and below
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance serves the entire Coast Guard community:
  • Active Duty Members
  • Auxiliary Members
  • Civilian Employees
  • Immediate Family Members
  • PHS Officers and Chaplains
  • Reserve Members
  • Retired Military Personnel
  • Surviving Family Members
Eligibility

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