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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 list of resources.
Relocation Readiness Program (RRP)
Relocation Readiness provides information, guidance and assistance to help minimize the impact on Families and Soldiers PCSing or exiting the Army. We offer a variety of services that can assist whenever you need it.
Provides tools for a structured, organized move for the transitioning service and/or Family members throughout the chaos of relocation. Area information is offered, as is a relocation plan, an automated information system, a checklist and a relocation calendar. This program is designed to help with newly arriving or departing personnel and their Family members to get through the stressful situations of relocating to or departing from a military post or the civilian community. This is offered in conjunction with other classes and services offered by Relocation Readiness.
Just got orders for a new duty assignment? RRP provides information on gaining installation and conducting pre-move briefings with information on entitlements
Provides information packets on Fort Polk and the surrounding community, in cooperation with special post-move orientation briefings.
Per DA Regulation 608-1, Relocation Readiness offers state side orientations twice a month to military personnel and Family members. This brief is designed for all Service and Family members that have never moved with the military. Please call to schedule an appointment.
Mandatory Overseas Orientation (OCONUS):
Per DA Regulation 608-1, Relocation Readiness offers overseas orientations every second and fourth Tuesday of the month to military personnel and Family members relocating to an overseas assignment. This orientation is designed to help familiarize departing personnel with their new overseas duty station and community. Relocation Readiness addresses the cultural aspects and driving habits of the overseas assignment. It is mandatory training for all Service Members. Please call 531-6941 to schedule an appointment.
Is an information session for incoming Soldiers and Families that is held every Thursday. The orientation is held at ACS, BLDG 920 from 0800-1400. Provides newly arriving personnel and Family members the opportunity to acquaint themselves with the Fort Polk community. Representatives from various agencies provide information on Fort Polk and surrounding area about their services. A free children's group is provided by Army Community Service. Please bring your child’s shot record if he/she is not registered with Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services.
Relocation Readiness staff provides guidance and materials for military personnel appointed as sponsors within the military units. Sponsorship Training and workshops are done upon request.
Multicultural Services English-As-A-Second Language (Four levels of classes are offered):
Anyone wishing to enter these classes should call for an appointment to be tested for class level evaluation. Each class meets twice a week for approximately 2 hours. The goal of this program is to teach foreign-born individuals how to read, write, speak and understand the English language and the American culture.
We are located in Building 920 at 1591Bell Richard Avenue. You can call us at 337-531-6941, or at DSN 312-863-6941.