The Department provides a number of resources and services to support employees—and their families—while they are serving at an unaccompanied post overseas.
Foggy Bottom Rambles Blog – stay up to date with FLO's Unaccompanied Tours Blog.
Tips from the Field – a collection of tips from employees and family members on unaccompanied tours that have been submitted to FLOaskUT@state.gov and posted on our blog. Don’t forget to share your tips with us!
Employee Consultation Service (ECS) – ECS offers free, confidential counseling with professional clinical social workers to Department of State employees and family members.
MHN Resources – free, confidential health and work/life services and counseling for anyone experiencing an unaccompanied tour.
Community Liaison Office coordinators (CLOs) – provide support to families during an Unaccompanied Tour who remain at post. Email FLOaskCLO@state.gov to find your post’s CLO.
Certificates & Medals of Recognition – honors children for their sacrifice during absence of parents (Foreign Affairs Agencies).
Children’s Handbook Downloadable – age appropriate workbooks designed by a Foreign Service Officer to help children understand the separation. To order a pre-printed workbook, email FLOAskUT@state.gov.