Family Consultation Services

Family counseling can help. Whether you are facing any of the concerns listed below or any stress related to life transitions, reach out to the Family Consultation Service (FCS). The FCS offers free* and confidential consultations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with licensed multilingual counselors who can relate to internationally relocated families.  Assessments, counseling, and referral services, either by phone or in person, are available for all spouses/partners and families of the World Bank Group and the IMF. Many of our families reach out to the FCS to get help for:

  • Personal and marital issues
  • Children’s emotional adjustment
  • Stress, depression, or anxiety 
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Family or work issues
  • Legal Problems
  • Divorce and Separation

Call  the Family Consultation Services (FCS) at +1-202-458-5550  or email at

Call the IMF Family Association at +1-202-623-7696 or email at

*There is no charge for using a Family Consultation Service counselor. However, if additional help is needed, you will be referred to an appropriate resource in your community. Ask if these referred services are covered by your family medical insurance.

Sign up to be an IMFFA member

Membership is free of charge. We welcome IMF staff spouses, domestic partners, and children. We also encourage IMF staff that are single parents with young children to become a member.