Community Connection - Newcomers

Hours of Operation

Monday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Federal Holidays Closed


6391 Wetzel Ave.
Bldg. 1524

WiFi Available

Handicap Accessible


Military DSN Tel:

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A part of the Relocation Readiness Program, the Community Connection "A Welcome Center for Soldiers & Families", should be one of the first locations where you stop.  This family friendly facility offers a wide array of services and resources.

Colorado Springs Official Visitor Guide:  View online or order.

Ft. Carson Family and MWR Calendar:  Up-to-date information on events.

Ft. Carson Post Guide and Directory:  Online or download the MyBaseGuide Mobile App

Colorado State Vacation Guide:  View online or order.

Fountain Valley Community Guide:  View online.

Available Services

Computer Lab:  Need internet access?  We have it, along with printers and faxing/copying services.  CAC accessible. 

Homebuyer's Workshop:  Purchasing a home?  Not sure where to start or what has changed?  If so, this workshop is for you.  It offers perspective home buyers the in's and out's of the home buying process. Topics include: the local housing market, preparing for home ownership, choosing a realtor, selecting the right house, obtaining the right mortgage, Veterans Affairs (VA), and understanding the process from start to closing.  Childcare is available and must be requested if need; child(ren) must be enrolled in CYSS.  To reserve childcare spaces, call +1(719)526-0457; participants will receive a childcare confirmation. 

Immigration & Naturalization Assistance: Provided FREE to DoD ID card holders. This service offers information on Immigration and Naturalization policies, procedures and forms. 

Loan Closet: Items are available for temporary use while your household goods are in shipment.

Multicultural Support Groups: We currently have established support groups for German, Spanish and a Multi-curtural group. If you are interested in starting a group that has not been established, contact us to see how we can assist you.

Newcomer's Orientation:  Are you new to Fort Carson or have you been here a while and can’t find what you need? If so, join us at the next Newcomers Orientation.  In this two day orientation, you'll learn about the services and programs that are available to you.  Participants enjoy a van tour of Fort Carson and Colorado Springs community as well as lunch on day 1.  It's also a great way to meet other's and make new acquaintances.  Childcare is available and must be requested if need; child(ren) must be enrolled in CYSS.  To reserve childcare spaces, call +1(719)526-0457;  participants will receive a childcare confirmation.

Relocation Counseling & Newcomer Assistance: Our staff is well trained and ready to assist you with information that will ease your transition and lessen your stress. Each new spouse who visits our facility will receive a “Welcome to Fort Carson” gift.

Community Information, Referral, and Follow up Program:  If your not sure where to start, start with I&R (it's what most customers know us as).  We have information on local, state and nationwide programs and services.

Welcome Packets - Hardcopy & Mailer

Hardcopy packets are available at Community Connection and the ACS Center.  For mailer or bulk requests, please use the below contact information.

  • Request a mailer packet:  Include your name, address, contact number, arrival date, and any other information you may be needing.
Welcome Packet - Online