Family Support Services

by Navy Gold Star Program

Personnel eligible to participate in the NGS program include the widow (remarried or not); widower (remarried or not); each parent (mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, mother through adoption, father through adoption and foster parents who stood in loco parentis); each child; each sibling; each half-sibling; each stepsibling; each stepchild; and each adopted child of the Service Member.

Navy Gold Star is the Navy’s official program for providing long-term support to surviving families of Sailors who pass while on active duty. Navy Gold Star coordinators connect survivors to various resources while providing survivors a safe and compassionate environment to experience their own unique grief.

This program provides:
– Support groups
– Bereavement counselors
– Benefit milestone management
– Help obtaining documents
– Help hotline
– Information and referrals

Please reach out to the office the nearest office for more information on program enrollment.


11001 D Street 4th Floor Corpus Christi, TX 78419