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MCRD, Parris Island Information and Referral, Relocation LibGuide

Resources to help service members and their families.

Welcome Aboard General Information

Learn important information about the base and surrounding area during the Welcome Aboard Brief. The brief is available to military personnel and spouses when they check-in with Information & Referral. Walk in anytime Monday through Friday, 0800-1600, to receive your individual Welcome Aboard Brief! Due to COVID-19 a Welcome Aboard resources link will be sent out to all service members and their families with on and off base resources. 


Please Note: Personnel in the grades of E-1 through E-6, WO-1 and O-1 through O-2 must attend the mandatory Welcome Aboard Brief (Settling in Services) in accordance with MCO 1754.10A. Spouses are encouraged to attend!

If you have questions please contact Andrea Kearney the Information and Referral with Relocation Services Program Manager at or call 843-228-2371.

Child Youth Programs: Resource & Referral

The Children & Youth Programs assist active duty and DOD civilian personnel in balancing the competing demands of family and accomplishing their mission, while improving the economic viability of the family unit. 

Resource & Referral: 843-228-7279

The Child Care Resource and Referral Office:

Manages the central waiting list registry for 

Assists parents in locating and selecting out-of-home infant, pre-school and school-age childcare services on and off installation

Helps with finding services for children (including those with special needs) and location and selecting youth services on the installation

Refers trained teenage sitters for occasional hourly childcare

Provides access to parenting videos and written materials

Child Care Registration Department of Defense website for military families seeking child care. 

Laurel Bay School Age Care Program-843-228-7640*Parris Island School Age Care Program-843-228-1669

Child Development Centers*MCAS Beaufort CDC-843-228-7290*MCRD Parris Island CDC-843-228-3514

MCAS Beaufort and MCRD Parris Island CDCs offer full-time and hourly care child care. Care is provided for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. These programs are nationally accredited. All CDC's comply with DOD standards for staff qualifications, program quality, safety, sanitation nutrition. CDCs offer a variety of planned group and individual activities tailored to children's developmental needs. 

MCAS Beaufort CDC- 843-228-7290 * MCRD Parris Island CDC- 843-228-3514


Families Overcoming Under Stress (FOCUS)

Volunteer Coordinator

MFP Trainer/Volunteer Coordinator 

Marine Corps Family Team Building



The Installation Volunteer Coordinator connects Marines, Sailors, Family Members, and Civilians with volunteer opportunities an and off the installation. 

New Parent Support

The New Parent Support Program is an in-home family visitation program. Registered nurses and licensed social workers provide educational and supportive services to parents with children under the age of 6 years.

Fathers/Mothers-to-be can attend classes on caring for a newborn and learning skills from changing a diaper to soothing a crying baby. Play morning provides community resources connectivity which lessens feelings of isolation new parents often experience. 



Single Marine Program (SMP)

Contact Us

SMP Coordinator 

Bldg. 553 Delalio Ave.

MCAS Beaufort, SC 29904



SMP Office

Bldg. 553 Delalio Ave.

MCAS Beaufort, SC 29904


Depot Housing Office 


7:30 a.m. -4 p.m.



402 Blvd de France

Parris Island, SC


Phone: 843-228-2853

Fax: 843-228-3190

Family Advocacy (FAP)

Family Service Center

(843) 228-7752

Program Manager

(843) 228-7918

MCAS Beaufort Family Case Worker

(843) 228-6903

MCRD Parris Island Family Case Worker

(843) 228-3849

Eastern Recruiting Region (ERR) Family Case Worker

(843) 228-3188

Training, Education and Outreach 


Administrative Specialist

(843) 228-7752

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society

Sexual Assult Prevention & Response (SAPR)

Religious Ministries