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United States Army
ACS Relocation Readiness Program
600 Thomas Ave.
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027-2303
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.
Newcomer's briefings are offered quarterlyat the Army Community Service (ACS) Center as part of in-processing. We highly encourage family members to attend. We provide information on housing, childcare, education, schools, maps, directions and local community information.
Our Lending Closet is fully stocked with basic kitchen essentials free of charge for 30 days. Items such as pots, pans, irons, coffee makers, sleeping mats, tables and chairs and baby items are available. For further information contact the ACS Relocation Readiness Program at 913-684-2800, DSN 312-552-2800.
Installation Specific Information
The Army Community Service (ACS) Relocation Readiness Program (RRP) office is here to help you and your family adjust to Fort Leavenworth and then prepare you for your PCS when its time to leave. The intent of RRP is to minimize the negative effects of frequent relocation on readiness and retention as well as on service members and their families. Experience has shown that if a young family has a successful first move, later moves will be positive as well. No matter how well you planned, emergencies do happen.We strive to provide you with coordination of base relocation activities, information and services. The RRP office is available to help you avoid some of the many problems you may have to deal with during your move. We can offer help with information on your next assignment to include financial entitlements, programs for Special Needs Families, housing, schools, medical and dental services, employment for spouses and much more. What should you do in case of emergency while you are traveling? First, make sure to hand carry important documents i.e. marriage and birth certificates, passports, immunization records, property and automobile titles and insurance information, citizen papers if any, copies of PCS orders, savings and checking account numbers, household goods documents and medical records are just a few of the many important items to have with you not in storage.The American Red Cross is always available for emergency aid where ever you might be. Contact the nearest chapter (phone numbers are usually listed in the white pages of local phone books). Keep the phone numbers of your gaining unit and your sponsor with you. The Adjutant General Division provides a full range of transition services to include quarterly and individual transition counseling and Retirement Services.The Transition Point assists by referral to the Soldier for Life Program and the Civilian Personnel Advisory Center for post-military job assistance. Local appointments are available through unit Adjutants. Personnel separating from locations other than Fort Leavenworth may coordinate directly with the Transition Point or Retirement Services Officer for appointment availability. Transitioning personnel should report to the Transition Point/Retirement Services Officer with a finalized Installation Clearance Checklist, Separation/Retirement Orders, leave form, and all service records and documents obtained during installation clearance.ACS Information and Referral is the place to start for any kind of information. They maintain an extensive resource file for on and off post services. Call for information on community organizations and recreation opportunities for individual and family life activities.