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United States Marine Corps
Information and Referral with Relocation Services
Bldg. 923, Room 27E
Chosin Reservoir Road
Parris Island, SC 29905
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 Welcome Aboard package is given on a one-on-one basis when incoming military personnel check in with the Information and Referral administrative assistant at Building 923, Room 27. All services and resources available are explained in detail and customized to each individual.
To borrow household items while waiting for your household goods shipment, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island has a great Lending Locker. All items are on a first-come, first-served basis. Available for loan are military-style cots, TVs, microwaves, dish packs, irons and ironing boards, vacuum cleaners and more.
The Relocation Assistance Program office can be reached at 843-228-2371 or DSN 312-335-2371.
Family Service Center63 E. Laurel Bay Blvd.Laurel Bay
Building 807, Room 100Hoffecker AvenueMarine Corps Air Station Beaufort
Building 923, Room 27Chosin Reservoir RoadMCRD Parris Island
The Lending Locker is for active-duty Marines and their families who need household items temporarily. Items available include:
When checking items out of the Lending Locker, please bring the following:
Installation Specific Information
The Information and Referral program locates resources about services and programs available at MCRD Parris Island, MCAS Beaufort, Naval Hospital Beaufort and at civilian agencies both locally and nationally. I&R also provides assistance to make relocation as smooth and stress-free as possible.
The I&R program provides a number of relocation assistance briefs and services for inbound and outbound personnel:
Smooth Move is a mandatory workshop for personnel making a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move. Subject matter experts from DMO, disbursing, housing and more will provide instructions on the proper procedures to receive full benefits. Personnel should attend the Smooth Move 60-90 days prior to executing PCS orders, or as soon as web orders are received. Registration should be made as soon as web orders are received. Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend!
Please contact the Information and Referral Office for more information:
Learn important information about the base and surrounding area during the Welcome Aboard Brief. The brief is available to military personnel and spouses when they check-in with Information & Referral. Receive a personal Welcome Aboard Brief anytime between 0800-1600, Monday through Friday, without an appointment.
Contact the Information and Referral Office for more information at 843-228-2371, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personnel in the grades of E-1 through E-6, WO-1 and O-1 through O-2 must attend the mandatory Welcome Aboard Brief (Settling in Services) in accordance with MCO 1754.10A. Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend.