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United States Army
Relocation Readiness Program
7117 Baltzell Avenue
Fort Benning, GA 31905
Relocation assistance can provide support if you’re preparing to move or PCS. The programs and services defined below are provided by the Military and Family Support Center. In addition to the assistance program, a variety of other services may be available. Check the additional information topic to see what unique installation services are available to you.
If you are approaching a permanent change of station, or PCS, you may have questions about your upcoming move. As part of the Military and Family Support Center, the relocation assistance program provides services and resources to help make this transition as smooth as possible. Below is a list of resources.
The Army Community Service (ACS) Relocation Program and Lending Closet are located at 7117 Baltzell Ave. Bldg 7, the hours of operation are Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 10:00 am to 4:30 pm. You may call for directions or for more information at 706-545-4485. Welcome Packets are available, to include maps and information for on-post and community programs/services are available.
The Relocation Readiness Program offers the Newcomers Orientation every Wednesday, this is a great opportunity to learn about Fort Benning and the surrounding communities. On post organizations and services are there to provide you with the most current services and programs available. Lending Closet has a variety of items to lend while you wait for your household goods to arrive. For more information on what is available and documentation needed to use the lending closet please call 706-545-4485.
Installation Specific Information
The Army Community Services (ACS) Relocation Readiness Program offers comprehensive programs and services to Soldiers and Families arriving at Fort Benning.
Lending Closet -- The lending closet provides basic housekeeping items for temporary loan to incoming and outgoing families and in other cases determined appropriate. Items include basic kitchen equipment, high chairs, car seats, pack-n-plays ironing boards, irons. Initially, the items are loaned out for 30 days and if additional time is required due to delays in household deliveries, requests for extensions are granted in 2-week increments. Orders to Fort Benning with assigned Unit POC and an ID cards required to check items out.
Newcomers Orientation -- On Post Organizations and Services are there to provide you with the most current services and programs available. It is a great opportunity to get familiar with all Fort Benning and the surrounding communities have to offer! Every Wednesday at 9:00 am at ACS Auditorium.
Relocation Counseling -- Relocation counseling is provided on an individual or group basis. It is available to both inbound and outbound personnel and with a primary focus on pre-departure counseling and relocation planning for personnel preparing for their first permanent change of station (PCS) move or first overseas PCS.
Sponsorship Training -- Sponsorship training is provided by unit request only.
Citizenship Study Group -- This Study Group is provided in an informal setting, offers information on U.S. government structure and history needed for the citizenship test, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) interview, and American Customs for Spouses and Family Members. This class also refers students to Citizenship counseling if they need help with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USClS) forms or information for obtaining U.S. Citizenship. In order to maximize the understanding of USClS test and interview a strong-to-intermediate comprehension of English is required. ESL information will be given to students.