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United States Marine Corps
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (MCRD)
San Diego, CA 92140
If you need emergency assistance, you can expect to get help from your installation, your branch of service resources. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim assistance, emergencies en route and service-specific relief societies. Below, you’ll find types of assistance, contact information, and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any tough circumstances that you or your family may face.
If you need emergency assistance, you can get it from several resources on your installation. There are programs to support you in a variety of situations, including victim advocate services, services for emergencies en route to the installation and service-specific relief societies. Below, you will find types of assistance, contact information and detailed procedures and guidance to help you through any difficult circumstances that you or your family encounter. After office hours, contact American Red Cross at877-272-7337 for assistance.
The Marine Corps Recruit Depot’s Information Referral and Relocation Assistance office can help you with information about local community resources. The IR&R office is located at Marine and Family Programs, Personal and Professional Development, Building 14 (behind the fitness center). CallDSN 312-524-5732, 312-524-5298 or commercial 619-524-5732/5298. After office hours, call the Provost Marshall Office at 619-524-4202.
SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT ON REDUCTION OF SERVICES AT MCRD SAN DIEGOPOSTED BY THE COMMUNICATION STRATEGY AND OPERATIONS OFFICE
To all MCRD Marines, Civilian Marines, family members and contractors:
As part of the effort to protect the health and welfare of the force, it is essential to support measures to reduce the number of people in various public spaces aboard Marine Corps installations. In furtherance of this goal, the Depot Command Museum and Marine Corps Community Services facilities, including the gym and PX aboard this installation, are closed to all non-permanent personnel until such time as health conditions permit wider use by visiting service members and the public.
We regret any inconvenience this may cause, and appreciate your support as we work to balance our critical military training mission with our obligations to ensure the safety of all who transit through this installation.
Effective immediately, MCRD gate hours of operation are:
Gate 2 (Barnett Avenue): ClosedGate 4 (Old Town Avenue): 6-8 a.m. and 3-5 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday-SundayGate 5 (Washington Street): Open 24/7
Until further notice, all Marine Corps Community Services departments are closed. Counseling services at Marine and Family Programs are available via mobile contact. All information on facilities that remain open on limited schedules and closures are posted on www.mccsmcrd.com and MCCS MCRD Facebook.
For immediate on-base emergencies, call the installation Provost Marshal’s Office (PMO) at 619-524-4202, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. To reach a victim advocate, call the installation helpline 24/7 at 619-279-6113 or the Department of Defense Safe Helpline at 877-995-5247. Victim advocates are on call 24/7 and provide information, guidance and support to those who have experience domestic abuse.
Victim advocates ensure that each person who is a victim of domestic abuse, rape or sexual assault is provided with crisis intervention, support and assistance. The victim advocates represent the interests of all victims and at-risk family members through the military and court systems, and provide education and resources to assist in the victim’s continued safety.
Victim reporting options:
The American Red Cross (ARC) is helping military families around the clock and around the world. As a service member, you and your family have access to many valuable ARC services. The Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces network helps service members and their families cope with military life.
ARC services include:
The Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society is a nonprofit charitable organization that provides financial assistance and education to active duty and retired members of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members and survivors. The NMCRS can provide emergency assistance for:
If you need help, call or visit your local NMCRS office or the nearest Army Emergency Relief, Air Force Aid Society or Coast Guard Mutual Assistance office. After hours, contact the American Red Cross toll free at 877-272-7337.
If you need financial assistance for emergency travel, funeral expenses or disaster relief, your request will be handled on a walk-in basis during hours of operation at any NMCRS office. After hours and on weekends, contact the ARC.
When seeking assistance, remember to bring:
Marine Corps Recruit Depot Office information:
4025 Tripoli Ave., Building 14, Room 101ESan Diego, CA 92140-5290
Office phone: 619-524-5734Fax: 619-293-3732
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed on national holidays
Call to make an appointment
If you experience an emergency while in transit to your new duty station, always call your new command to advise them of the situation and to formally request assistance if needed. If possible, look for the nearest military installation for assistance. Call the 24/7 Military One Source phone line at 800-342-9647 for information on military bases closest to you. If driving, call AAA if you are a member, or ask the local information operator (411) for names and phone numbers of hospitals, road service information or other travelers assistance organizations.