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United States Army
Relocation Readiness Program (RRP)
7264 Normandy Drive
Fort Riley, KS 66442-6421
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.
Soldiers, civilian employees, and their Families arriving for duty at Fort Riley will want to visit Army Community Service. Assistance is available on Custer Hill, 7264 Normandy Drive. Army Community Service offers a variety of services and activities to assist transitioning Families and hosts a weekly Commanders Victory Welcome or Newcomers Brief every Wednesday 1300 to 1600, except on Federal Holidays. The Loan Closet provides short term temporary loans of household items to include kitchen ware, cots, car seats, card tables and chairs, and infant/toddler pack and play kits. The hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and the telephone number is 785-239-9435, DSN 312-856-9435.
Installation Specific Information
The Relocation Readiness Program (RRP) supports All Military Personnel (active duty, Reserves, National Guard and retired), Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, and Family Members during relocation to or from Fort Riley and during deployment with incoming and outgoing briefings, welcome information for adults and youth, counseling, relocation guidance, Citizenship & Immigration, and a lending closet.
Relocation Readiness provides information to help make your next move go smoothly. The services are designed to help personnel, who have received orders for a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) [departing from and arriving to Fort Riley] and for those currently stationed at Fort Riley. You, our customer receive practical points and information on moving and referrals when needed.
Estimated Time of Separation (ETS) or Retiring personnel can ask for assistance in locating information about the area they will be traveling too.
If you have just received your Permanent Change of Station orders...call your local Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program.
Do you need just the basic household necessities to get you through until your household goods have arrived? Then let us help assist you with those needs.
Assistance is available for families who are affected by Permanent Change of Station (to or from Fort Riley) in the form of basic household items on loan for 45 days while awaiting your shipment, or before you have cleared the installation.
The Lending Closet has ample supplies on hand. Items available include: dishes, silverware and utensils, pans and skillet, folding table/chairs, cots, play pen and cribs, etc.
In order to use the Army Community Service Lending Closet you will be required to bring your ID Card and a copy of military orders. We "encourage" calling ahead for available times to check out or check in the items.
To respond to the needs of our Families, Army Community Service (ACS) has established the Hearts Apart program. "Hearts Apart" is a monthly Relocation Readiness Support Group for Waiting Spouses. This program offers various activities for those that have a Service Member deployed, is TDY or serving on any type of Unaccompanied Tour. It provides the opportunity to share common concerns, ask questions, as well as participate in social activities.
This program offer information and assistance on:
There is also additional information from the Staff Judge Advocate General's Office in regards to Citizenship.
Internet - Many Newcomers look for locations on post where they can access the Internet for e-mail and to locate services on the installation and in the local area. The current Internet locations on the Installation are Army Community Service, the Library, Education Centers, Arts and Crafts, the PX Mini-Mall, Main PX and ACS Annex.
To contact the Relocation Readiness Program Staff call the Army Community Service at 785-239-9435. DSN 312-856-9435 or Office 785-239-5739.