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Relocation Resources

Relocation Assistance Program
This program helps you familiarize yourself with your new community and the resources that are available there; varying levels of support are available throughout the stages of your move and settling-in process.

Property Moving Assistance
Use this DoD resource to schedule a moving company, get estimates, or report lossed or damaged property. Here are Coast Guard-specific moving resources and contacts.

Coast Guard Mutual Assistance
Moving can sometimes be stressful, especially with small children in tow. Did you know that you can receive childcare reimbursement for someone to watch your child during your move?

TRICARE Relocation Guide
Your TRICARE health coverage does not change. However, when you relocate the plan options that are available to you may. Check out this TRICARE moving guide and decide what’s best for you and your family. You have 90 days from your address change to also update your health plan.

A Moving Resource Blog Post
Review answers to the questions associated with moving as a military family including health care information, childcare programs, educational, and entertainment programming for your children.

Plan My Move
Create a customized moving checklist—all you need to do is answer a few questions to generate it.
This resources connects Service members and their families with rental-home listings located near U.S. military bases. This content is offered through the Department of Defense.
This official Department of Defense portal to moving includes information on the various aspects of moving affiliated with military families. The site includes weight estimates, creating claims, and how to ship your belongings or your vehicle.

PCS Checklists offers PCS checklists broken out by weeks so that you can know how to plan for your move in detail before and after the moving day arrives.

Moving and Housing
Military OneSource provides tools for OCONUS moves and also offers housing and resources.

The Homeowner’s Assistance Program
The Homeowner’s Assistance Program provides financial aid to wounded, injured or ill members, or a surviving spouse, as well as BRAC-impacted personnel. This service is provided by the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Critical Housing Areas
Provides Service members the with procedures for housing allowances under the Critical Housing Area policy.

Coast Guard Safe Homes Initiative
The Coast Guard's Safe Homes Initiative is a service-wide effort to ensure our housing units are free from environmental health risks. The initiative focuses on units co-located near lighthouses and those with a history of lead, asbestos, and radon findings. The Safe Homes website includes resources for members, spouses and housing officials, including: