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United States Army
(ACS) Relocation Readiness Program (RRP)
1591 Bell Richard Avenue
Fort Polk, LA 71459
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 listing of resources.
Programs and services may vary across the installations.
The Relocation Readiness Program (RRP) is an Army Community Service (ACS) program that provides information, guidance and assistance to help minimize the impact on soldiers and family members during Permanent Change of Station (PCS) moves, soldier unaccompanied CONUS or OCONUS tours, and soldiers exiting the Army. Contact your RRP office as soon as you receive your PCS orders. Your RRP staff can provide information on your new PCS station, e.g., community, installation, schools, shopping, jobs, etc.
Fort Polk Relocation Services -- pre-move briefings and training workshops; sponsorship support; post-move assistance; and lending closet. OCONUS (overseas) and CONUS (stateside) orientations supported through Military Personnel Division and Garrison along with our Newcomer Reentry Family Day orientations are mandatory briefs for Service Members and part of their transitional briefs; Multicultural Families and Waiting Family and Adult Craft Support Group meetings are also offered.
Service Members separating and returning to civilian life are processed at the Transition Point at the Consolidated In/Out Processing Center. Pre-separation counseling on benefits available to the individual and their dependents, as well as any personal problems that may be incident to the soldier's transition to civilian status, are handled there. Actions are processed and orders published once benefits have been established and discussed with the soldier. Final disposition and distribution of records and documents initiated during preseparation and final transition processing, as well as those accumulated during the solder's period of active service, is also accomplished there.
The Fort Polk Relocation Assistance program offers a variety of settling-in services including: Welcoming Services, Newcomer and Re-entry Family Day Orientation, Hearts Apart and Adult Craft classes, CONUS/OCONUS orientations, and Sponsorship support. The Lending Closet is open 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday-Friday. We are located in Bldg. 920, Bell Richard Avenue. You can call us at 1 800-227-1071, 337-531-6923/6952/6941, DSN 312-863-6923/6952/6941.