Community Liaison Office

The Community Liaison program provides support to U.S. government employees and family members who are assigned to American embassies and consulates abroad.

Community Liaison Office Worldwide

The CLO works with community members to maintain high morale through orientation activities, cultural and recreational programs, dissemination of information, counseling and referral, and assistance with security, education, and employment for family members. The State Department’s Family Liaison Office manages the program worldwide, providing training, program and staffing guidance, resources, and advocacy.