Relocation Assistance

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:

Contact Fleet & Family Support at 866-854-0638
For general information and support: or

Welcome Aboard

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 - your online source for all things Navy Region Northwest.

Welcome Aboard →

We've compiled information for you on:

  • e-Moving Resources
  • Housing
  • Child Care & Schools
  • Support Resources
  • Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) Opportunities
  • Healthcare
  • Employment
  • 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.

Hospitality Kits

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, air mattresses, as well as items for small children including high chairs and pack-n-plays. Come in to the Nor'Wester Fleet & Family Support Center, Bldg 2556, today to pick up a kit! Kits are free, available on a first-come, first-served, and are loaned for two week periods. Extensions may be requested. Please bring a copy of your PCS orders with you.

Kits are available Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 4 pm and Fridays until 3 pm.

Call 360-257-6289 for more information.

Military Moves

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.

Upcoming Classes & Events

Wednesday, June 7, 2023


FFSC: Sponsor Coordinator and Relocation Roundtable

Fleet & Family Support Center - Nor'Wester

Tuesday, June 13, 2023


FFSC: Smooth Move on the LMS

Fleet & Family Support Center - Nor'Wester


FFSC: Smooth Move

Fleet & Family Support Center - Nor'Wester

Wednesday, June 14, 2023


FFSC: Final Move at Capstone

Fleet & Family Support Center - Nor'Wester

Thursday, June 15, 2023


FFSC: Sponsorship Training

Fleet & Family Support Center - Nor'Wester