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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.
The Relocation Readiness Program is an Army Community Service program that provides information, guidance and assistance to help minimize the impact on soldiers and family members during permanent change of station moves and soldier unaccompanied continental U.S. and outside continental U.S. tours. Contact your RRP Office as soon as you receive your PCS orders.
Fort Polk Relocation Services – Services include pre-move briefings and training workshops, sponsorship support, post-move assistance and Lending Closet. OCONUS and CONUS orientations, supported through Military Personnel Division and U.S. Army Garrison, along with our Newcomer and Reentry Family Day Orientation are mandatory for service members and are part of their transitional briefs. Immigration assistance is available by appointment only. ESL classes are available with a limited class capacity.
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 pre-separation and final transition processing, as well as those accumulated during the solder's period of active service, are also accomplished there.
The Fort Polk Relocation Assistance Program offers a variety of settling-in services including welcoming services, Newcomer and Reentry Family Day Orientation, CONUS/OCONUS orientations and sponsorship support. The Lending Closet is open 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday – Friday. We are located in Building 920 on Bell Richard Avenue. You can call us at 800-227-1071 or 337-531-6941, or at DSN 312-863-6941.