Everyone in the military moves at one point or another and being adequately prepared for such a big change is essential to the well-being of any military household. Fleet & Family Support can help ease your transition. We offer courses and support as well as brochures, maps, a career center with internet access, and phone directories for the local area. Whether you are settling in or departing from Navy Region Northwest, the following relocation services can help ease the associated stress and make the transition easier for you and your family:
- Online Welcome Aboard Resources
- Base Information Guides
- Hospitality Kits
- Individual or Family Consultations
- Relocation Workshops
Moving to a new area can be an exciting, yet confusing, time. Make your move worry-free. Start by visiting the Welcome Aboard section of Navylifepnw.com - your online source for all things Navy Region Northwest.
We've compiled information for you on:
- e-Moving Resources
- Child Care & Schools
- Support Resources
- Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) Opportunities
- Getting Around
- Emergency Resources
- ...and more!
Base Information Guides
Fleet & Family Support Centers offer Base Information Guides, as well as information and referral services to newly arrived service members and their families upon request.
Fleet & Family Support offers hospitality kits to departing and newly arrived families. Kits include basic kitchen supplies, dishes, cups, and flatware. Optional items include coffee pots, irons and ironing boards, and bed rolls. Come in to Fleet & Family Support Center (Blue), Bldg 2901, today to pick up a kit! Kits are free, available on a first-come, first-served, and are loaned for one month periods. Extensions may be requested.
Kits are available Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4 pm and Fridays until 3 pm.
Call 360-396-4115 for more information.
Proper planning will prevent undue stress for you and your family as you transition to unknown waters. Fleet & Family Support specialists provide one-on-one assistance and group classes, setting realistic expectations while you PCS.
Fleet & Family Support staff can help you navigate the Military Installations, Plan My Move, and Military OneSource websites to better understand the moving process. Specialists will assist with the research of new locations, to include cost of living, school information, and crime rates. They will assist in understanding the process of moving, the difference between Household Goods and Personnel Support Detachment (PSD), and more. Fleet & Family Support has all the tools to make your move a smooth sail.
Also offered are the Smooth Move and Final Move classes. Smooth Move provides Sailors and their families information on PCS moves, while Final Move provides information on retirement and separation moves.