Army Community Service
Fort Polk, Louisiana

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Relocation Readiness Program (RRP)



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Relocation Readiness Program (RRP)

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Are you just arriving and don’t know where to go to get answers?  Army Community Service Relocation Readiness Program (RRP) offers a variety of relocation assistance services and resources. Relocation Readiness Program provides information, guidance and assistance to eliminate the stress associated with relocating our Families and Soldiers.

Welcome Packets are available on request by telephone, DSN 863-6941/6923/6952, or by clicking here to receive one in the mail.  The packet provides additional information on the Fort Polk and surrounding areas, including foldout maps and various publications provided by agencies in the area.

Newcomer Orientation

Newcomer/Re-entry Orientation: An information session for incoming Soldiers and Families that is held every Thursday.  The orientation is held at 1591 Bell Richard Ave, BLDG 920 from 0800 - 1300. 

Representatives from various agencies provide information on Fort Polk and their services.  Local community representatives are present to provide information on local activities and services.

FREE on-site childcare is available; however you must have a copy of the child’s shots records or be registered with CYSS.

Becoming a Sponsor

Sponsorhip: Training is offered to units for Soldiers becoming sponsors. Click here for classroom training schedule.  

Online Sponsorhip Training: Click here for eSAT Packet.

Post Move Assistance

Relocation Readiness provides information packets about Fort Polk  and the surrounding communities.  RRP offers guidance and assistance with settling in, whether it be on post quarters, transient housing, or off post.  RRP also operates a Lending Locker for small household items such as pots-'n-pans, dishes, highchairs and portacribs.  These items are provided on temporary loan (30/60 days) until household goods and hold baggage arrive.

Pre Move Assistance

One element of assistance is the Military Home Front. Military Homefront offers an automated system with information on installations throughout the world.  This is a joint service (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard) data base where information is updated quarterly. Information may be requested through the ACS relocation service or may be viewed on the internet.  For more specific information or concerns Contact the Relocation Offices at 337-531-6923/6952/6941.

The link below provides you with information on installations or stop by ACS and we will provide this information for you.


RRP assists Fort Polk units by conducting mandatory Overseas Orientation.  The Overseas Orientations are designed to inform Soldiers (and Family members) about their overseas assignment so they may be better prepared before departing for their new destination.  All personnel with OCONUS assignments must have this orientation before final out-processing.  The Overseas Orientation Briefings are conducted twice a month in BLDG 920, 1591 Bell Richard Ave. Special assignments are done by appointment only.

RRP also provides mandatory CONUS (if Fort Polk is your first duty station) relocation counseling for Soldiers and Family members

Hearts Apart (Waiting Spouses)

This program is designed for Spouses and Family members who have Soldiers serving on a deployment, unaccompanied tour, in the field, or TDY for any length of time.  Waiting Spouses lets Spouses and Families members know that they are not alone. 

We offer crafts, arts and FREE CHILDCARE.  However you must be registered with CYSS.

This program does not replace Family Readiness Groups.


A wide variety of help for the Family member wishing to become an American citizen.  Get help navigating the system from those who have gone before you.

RRP Jan 2013
RRP Jan 2013

Other Sites of Interest

Fort Polk In-Out Processing

U.S. State Department Travel Warnings and Consular Information*

Military Youth on the Move*

Army Housing Online User Services*


Learning to Drive in Europe*

LOCATION: Army Community Service Center (ACSC), Building 920, 1591 Bell Richard Ave.
HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday-Friday, 0800-1630
TELEPHONE: (337) 531-6952/6923/6941

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