Canadian Forces Support Units

The Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) operate support units within and outside of Canada to support the administrative and logistical needs of its personnel.

If you have a general inquiry for the DND or CAF that is not specific to a support unit or group, you can contact the National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ) for information or search the DND contacts to find contact details of a particular organization.

Telephone: 613-992-4581/613-992-4582 (NDHQ)

Canadian Forces Support Group (Ottawa-Gatineau): CFSG(O-G)

The CFSG(O-G) is the central hub for administrative support, transport, supply and security services, and training to military personnel in the National Capital Region.

Canadian Forces Support Group (Ottawa-Gatineau)
National Defence Headquarters (Carling)
60 Moodie Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0K2

Major-General George R. Pearkes Building (NDHQ)
101 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0K2

Telephone: 613-996-1044 (CFSG(O-G) Reception)

Email: (CFSG(O-G) General inquiries)
Email: (Public Affairs)

National Capital Region frequently used phone numbers

Canadian Forces Support Unit (Europe): CFSU(E)

The CFSU(E), through the lead unit in Germany, provides and coordinates administrative, medical, technical, welfare and readiness support to DND and CAF personnel, their families, and school teachers serving in Europe on NATO and CAF initiatives.

Telephone: +32-(0)-65-44-8716 (Public Affairs)

Email: (General inquiries)
Email: (Public Affairs)

CFSU(E) services

Canadian Forces Support Unit (Colorado Springs): CFSU(CS)

CFSU(CS), based in Colorado Springs, provides administrative support and services to CAF and DND personnel and their families stationed in the United States and Greenland engaged in the Canadian element of NORAD.

Canadian Forces Support Unit (Colorado Springs)
135 East Ent Ave, Building 365
Peterson Air Force Base CO 80914-1115
United States of America

Telephone: 1-719-554-6889 (Public Affairs)


Canadian Defence Liaison Staff (Washington) Support Unit: CDLS(W) Support Unit

The CDLS(W) Support Unit provides administrative and financial services to CAF and DND personnel and their families stationed across the United States in non-NORAD posts.

Canadian Defence Liaison Staff (Washington)
Embassy of Canada
501 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington DC 20001-2114
United States of America

Telephone: 1-800-247-7212 (Embassy Operator – toll-free)
Telephone: 1-855-817-5032 (Duty Officer – silent hours only)
Telephone: 1-202-448-6273 (Public Affairs)

Email inquiries:

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