Relocation Readiness Program

Hours of Operation

All Relocation services, including Clearing, are now in one convenient location.

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

Contact

6391 Wetzel Ave.
Bldg. 1524
Google Map

WiFi Available

Handicap Accessible

Tel:
+1(719)526-1070

Military DSN Tel:
(312)619-1070

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Whether it’s your first move or the last of many, know that the Army Community Service (ACS) Relocation Readiness Program is here to assist you.  Our program offers a wide variety of services with resources and inforamtion to help you and your family navigate through a military move. 

To start the process, we encourage you visit our Community Connection, Bldg. 1524, and meet with one of our Relocation representatives.

The 411 on Fort Carson

First and foremost, "Welcome to Fort Carson, Colorado".  It is our goal in the Army Community Service (ACS) Relocation Readiness Program to make your move as smooth as possible.  The following information will assist you in the process.

 

Airports

Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS)

Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services

Colorado Department of Education

Computer Lab:  Need internet access?  Community Connection, Bldg 1524, has it, along with printers and faxing/copying.  CAC accessible if needed.

Community Connection:  Your 1st place to stop.  We offer centralized relocation services for Newcomers, Multicultural and Waiting Families, and anyone relocating from Fort Carson.

Directions to Fort Carson

DMV:  Office located on Fort Carson, +1(719)520-6240

Emergency Assistance

Employment Assistance

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)

Family and MWR Information

Family Readiness Group:  Find out who to contact.

Financial Assistance (1st Month's Rent/Deposit and or other):  Apply online or in person for Army Emergency Relief (AER).  Located in the ACS Center, Bldg. 1526. 

Firearms and Registration

Fort Carson (Official website)

Homebuyer's Workshop:  Purchasing a home?  Not sure where to start or what has changed?  If so, this workshop is for you.  Taught by Pikes Peak Association of Realtors, the workshop 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. 

Housing (On Post)

Housing (Off Post in the local community):  DoD Website

In-processing:  Fort Carson Replacement Center

Leave Extension: If an emergency occurs which will prevent you from reporting by your report date, call +1(800)582-5552 or contact the Ft. Carson Replacement Center.

Loan Closet:  Temporary household items for use while your items are in shipment.

Local Military Installations

Lodging (Temporary)

Medical Services

Newcomer's Orientation:  Learn about the services and programs that are available to you.  Participants enjoy a van tour of the post and local community.  It's a great way to meet other's and make new acquaintances.  Childcare must be requested one week in advance if it is needed; child(ren) must be enrolled in CYSS.  To reserve childcare spaces, call +1(719)526-0457;  participants will receive a childcare confirmation.

Per Diem Rates

Pet Boarding Kennels

PLAN MY MOVE (Military OneSource)

Post Guide and Telephone Directory

Road Conditions:  Depending on when you are traveling, road conditions could drastically vary in Colorado.  Remember to always check weather and road conditions.

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Shuttle Bus Fort Carson route information.

Sponsor (Soldier):  For sponsorship assistance, call +1(719)526-0457.

Sponsor (Youth):  To request a youth sponsor, parents can call +1(719)524-0194.

Temporary Lodging: To reserve a room, visit IHG Army Hotels or call +1(719)526-4832.

Transportation (Military or Self): In an effort to make moving a little bit easier for you, the US Department of Defense (DoD) United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) and the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) developed the Defense Personal Property Program, or DP3.

Upcoming Fort Carson events: Community events calendar.

Welcome Packet:  Hardcopy packets are available in person at Community Connection, Bldg 1524 or the ACS Center, Bldg 1526.  Mailer packets can be ordered via email.

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

Visit our Multicultural Program page for information on the below services and other available resources.

  • Everyday English for the Foreign Born Military Spouse
  • German Meet-Up
  • Immigration Assistance:  One-on-one appointments via ACS representative and Denver U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)
  • Latino Meet-up
  • Multicultural Assessment Appointments
  • Multicultural Meet-Up
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Referrals
Waiting Families Program

Visit our Waiting Families Program page, also known as Hearts Apart, for specific services and up-to-date information.  Open to Families which are separated from their Soldier due to mission requirements, to include TDY's, deployments and unaccompanied assignments.  

Relocating - To a Stateside Location (CONUS)

DEERS & ID Cards 

Information on next InstallationMilitaryINSTALLATIONS is your up-to-date website on your next pcs location.  Provides articles, photos, major unit listings and contacts for progams and services.   

Online CONUS Levy Brief:  Required for any Soldier going CONUS.  If you are spouse, this is a great resource.  We encourage you to review the information.

PCS 101:  Provides an overview of the PCS process for Soldiers and Spouses who are preparing to move for the first time with the military.  Participants receive information on what the requirements are prior to the PCS move, what to expect when traveling, and what to expect for the first 30 days after arrival to your new location.  Participants receive relocation packets.  handouts and additional information for a successful transition.  This class is highly recommended even if its not your first move, single or married.  Orders are not required to attend. 

Plan My Move:  Create a step by step calendar for you and your family from where you are at to where you are going. 

Relocation Counseling and Planning: Do you have questions?  Not sure where to start?  Schedule your one-on-one appointment.  Whether it's you first move or one of many, it's always helpful to have someone go over those key areas that can affect your transition.  To set up an appointment, call +1(719)526-1053.

Relocating with Children: We have a variety of materials and resources to help children, from toddlers to preteens to teens.

Relocation Packet:  Want information on your next duty station?  If so, let us help.  Items included range from Fodor's Travel Guides to Installation Specific Booklets to Road Atlases.  Packets must be picked up in person, we are unable to mail them.

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Sponsorship Training: In accordance with AR 600-8-8 and AR 608-7, sponsors are required to complete ACS Sponsorship Training prior to being assigned as a sponsor.  Training is monthly at Community Connection, Bldg. 1524. Register online.

Traveling with Pets:  We'll assist you with ins and outs of traveling with pets.

Relocating - To Europe

Alternate Language Program: Interested in learning a second language?  We offer language cd's for French, German, and Italian.  

Child & Youth Services (CYS):  Army Europe information.

Destination Overseas:  Provides participants with an idea of what to expect on an overseas PCS.  It is designed to assist Soldiers and Spouses with getting to know what is needed in order to have a successful overseas move.  It applies to anyone traveling to an OCONUS location to include Alaska, Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Japan, and Korea.  This is your opportunity to ask the questions you may not be sure of and learn more about what to expect.  Whether it's your first move or one of many, its always different in some form or another.  Participants will have a deeper understanding of the forms and procedures which are required prior to leaving Fort Carson.  Participants will receive specific information on their destination.  This class is highly recommended for anyone going overseas for the first time, single or married.  Orders are not required to attend.  

DEERS & ID Cards 

Driving in Europe:  Practice driving test & study guide.

Europe Family & MWR

Family Travel (Official): +1(719)526-8435

Information on your next InstallationMilitaryINSTALLATIONS is your up-to-date website on your next pcs location.  Provides articles, photos, major unit listings and contacts for progams and services.   

Plan My Move:  Create a step by step calendar for you and your family from where you are at to where you are going. 

Newcomers to United States Army Europe (USAREUR): Information on life in Europe.

Online OCONUS Levy Brief:  Required for any Soldier going OCONUS.  If you are spouse, this is a great resource.  We encourage you to review the information.

Relocation Counseling and Planning: Do you have questions?  Not sure where to start?  Schedule your one-on-one appointment.  Whether it's you first move or one of many, it's always helpful to have someone go over those key areas that can affect your transition.  To set up an appointment, call +1(719)526-1053.

Relocating with Children: We have a variety of materials and resources to help children, from toddlers to preteens to teens.

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Relocation Packet:  Want information on your next duty station?  If so, let us help.  Items included range from Fodor's Travel Guides to Installation Specific Booklets to Road Atlases.  Packets must be picked up in person, we are unable to mail them.

Sponsorship Training: In accordance with AR 600-8-8 and AR 608-7, sponsors are required to complete ACS Sponsorship Training prior to being assigned as a sponsor.  Training is monthly at Community Connection, Bldg. 1524. Register online.

Traveling with Pets:  We’ll assist you with ins and outs of traveling with pets.

Relocating - To Hawaii

Destination Overseas:  Provides participants with an idea of what to expect on an overseas PCS.  It is designed to assist Soldiers and Spouses with getting to know what is needed in order to have a successful overseas move.  It applies to anyone traveling to an OCONUS location to include Alaska, Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Japan, and Korea.  This is your opportunity to ask the questions you may not be sure of and learn more about what to expect.  Whether it's your first move or one of many, its always different in some form or another.  Participants will have a deeper understanding of the forms and procedures which are required prior to leaving Fort Carson.  Participants will receive specific information on their destination.  This class is highly recommended for anyone going overseas for the first time, single or married.  Orders are not required to attend.  

DEERS & ID Cards 

Discover MWR Hawaii Magazine

Family Travel (Official): +1(719)526-8435

Hawaii Family & MWR

Information on your next InstallationMilitaryINSTALLATIONS is your up-to-date website on your next pcs location.  Provides articles, photos, major unit listings and contacts for progams and services.

Online OCONUS Levy Brief:  Required for any Soldier going OCONUS.  If you are spouse, this is a great resource.  We encourage you to review the information.

Pet Kennels:  Availalbe via Family & MWR.   

Plan My Move:  Create a step by step calendar for you and your family from where you are at to where you are going. 

Relocation Counseling and Planning: Do you have questions?  Not sure where to start?  Schedule your one-on-one appointment.  Whether it's you first move or one of many, it's always helpful to have someone go over those key areas that can affect your transition.  To set up an appointment, call +1(719)526-1053.

Relocating with Children: We have a variety of materials and resources to help children, from toddlers to preteens to teens.

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Relocation Packet:  Want information on your next duty station?  If so, let us help.  Items included range from Fodor's Travel Guides to Installation Specific Booklets to Road Atlases.  Packets must be picked up in person, we are unable to mail them.

Sponsorship Training: In accordance with AR 600-8-8 and AR 608-7, sponsors are required to complete ACS Sponsorship Training prior to being assigned as a sponsor.  Training is monthly at Community Connection, Bldg. 1524. Register online.

Traveling with Pets:  We’ll assist you with ins and outs of traveling with pets.

Relocating - To all other Overseas Locations (OCONUS)

Alternate Language Program: Interested in learning a second language?  We offer language cd's for French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish.  

Destination Overseas:  Provides participants with an idea of what to expect on an overseas PCS.  It is designed to assist Soldiers and Spouses with getting to know what is needed in order to have a successful overseas move.  It applies to anyone traveling to an OCONUS location to include Alaska, Germany, Hawaii, Italy, Japan, and Korea.  This is your opportunity to ask the questions you may not be sure of and learn more about what to expect.  Whether it's your first move or one of many, its always different in some form or another.  Participants will have a deeper understanding of the forms and procedures which are required prior to leaving Fort Carson.  Participants will receive specific information on their destination.  This class is highly recommended for anyone going overseas for the first time, single or married.  Orders are not required to attend.  

DEERS & ID Cards 

Family Travel (Official): +1(719)526-8435

Information on your next InstallationMilitaryINSTALLATIONS is your up-to-date website on your next pcs location.  Provides articles, photos, major unit listings and contacts for progams and services.

Online OCONUS Levy Brief:  Required for any Soldier going OCONUS.  If you are spouse, this is a great resource.  We encourage you to review the information.

Plan My Move:  Create a step by step calendar for you and your family from where you are at to where you are going. 

Relocation Counseling and Planning: Do you have questions?  Not sure where to start?  Schedule your one-on-one appointment.  Whether it's you first move or one of many, it's always helpful to have someone go over those key areas that can affect your transition.  To set up an appointment, call +1(719)526-1053.

Relocating with Children: We have a variety of materials and resources to help children, from toddlers to preteens to teens.

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Relocation Packet:  Want information on your next duty station?  If so, let us help.  Items included range from Fodor's Travel Guides to Installation Specific Booklets to Road Atlases.  Packets must be picked up in person, we are unable to mail them.

Sponsorship Training: In accordance with AR 600-8-8 and AR 608-7, sponsors are required to complete ACS Sponsorship Training prior to being assigned as a sponsor.  Training is monthly at Community Connection, Bldg. 1524. Register online.

Traveling with Pets:  We’ll assist you with ins and outs of traveling with pets.

Relocating - Retirees

DEERS & ID Cards

Online Retirement Levy Brief:  Required for any Soldier transitioning out of the Army.  If you are spouse, this is a great resource.  We encourage you to review the information.

Plan My Move:  Create a step by step calendar for you and your family from where you are at to where you are going. 

Relocation Counseling and Planning: Do you have questions?  Not sure where to start?  Schedule your one-on-one appointment.  Whether it's you first move or one of many, it's always helpful to have someone go over those key areas that can affect your transition.  To set up an appointment, call +1(719)526-1053.

Relocating with Children: We have a variety of materials and resources to help children, from toddlers to preteens to teens.

Relocation Packet:  Want information on your next location?  If so, let us help.  Items included range from Fodor's Travel Guides to Installation Specific Booklets to Road Atlases.  Packets must be picked up in person, we are unable to mail them.

Retirement Services Office (RSO)

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP)

Traveling with Pets:  We’ll assist you with ins and outs of traveling with pets.

Veterans Affairs (VA) Disablity: Fort Carson office.

Relocating - ETSing

DEERS & ID Cards 

Online ETS Levy Brief:  Required for any Soldier transitioning out of the Army.  If you are spouse, this is a great resource.  We encourage you to review the information.

Plan My Move:  Create a step by step calendar for you and your family from where you are at to where you are going. 

Relocation Counseling and Planning: Do you have questions?  Not sure where to start?  Schedule your one-on-one appointment.  Whether it's you first move or one of many, it's always helpful to have someone go over those key areas that can affect your transition.  To set up an appointment, call +1(719)526-1053.

Relocating with Children: We have a variety of materials and resources to help children, from toddlers to preteens to teens.

Relocation Packet:  Want information on your next location?  If so, let us help.  Items included range from Fodor's Travel Guides to Installation Specific Booklets to Road Atlases.  Packets must be picked up in person, we are unable to mail them.

School Support Services:  For information, call +1(719)526-1100.

Soldier for Life - Transition Assistance Program (SFL-TAP)

Traveling with Pets:  We’ll assist you with ins and outs of traveling with pets.

Veterans Affairs (VA) Disablity: Fort Carson office.