Welcome to Fort Riley, Kansas. Through information below, you
can quickly learn about living on-post, living off-post, temporary lodging,
services available to newcomers and the Fort Riley community.
• Traffic Report -
closures and delays. The map and information is provided for use in
choosing the best route to enter post. Included are notices of road repairs
being done to allow time in your travel or taking alternate routes through post.
• In-processing briefings - Soldiers attend the
Newcomer's Brief sessions. These in-processing briefings are held each
Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Patton Hall Auditorium, 200 Henry Avenue,
unless otherwise noted to your Soldier by 1st Replacement Company. Fort Riley conducts a Victory
Welcome/Fort Riley Network Meeting once a month that newcomers are required to
attend. Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend this event that includes
information booths, announcements of upcoming events, and key information on
projects or initiatives that affect the installation.
• Victory Welcome/Fort Riley Network Meeting – Are you
new to Fort Riley? Want to get to know what is happening on the installation and
local communities? Come to the next Victory Welcome/Fort Riley Network Meeting.
There will be booths available to meet members from local agencies and
organizations as well as your units Family Readiness Support Assistant. Prizes
are given away along with valuable information on upcoming events throughout the
Fort Riley area. Great opportunity to meet new people and make new friendships!
12:45-1:20 p.m. - Booths, 1:30-2:20 p.m. - Network, 2:30 p.m. - until complete -
Victory Welcome. Meeting is held the last Thursday of each month at Riley’s
Conference Center, 446 Seitz Drive on Main Post. Information on future Victory
Welcome/Fort Riley Network events will be published through MWR and unit
• Living on-post - Corvias Military Living is a
development, construction and property management firm, founded in 1998 to
provide improved housing for America’s service members and their families.
of living on-post – On-post living offers you a sense of community,
convenience and many amenities commonly found in upscale residential
neighborhoods. In addition, on-post living saves you money and allows you to
maintain your military lifestyle.
o Corvias Military
Living pet policy effective June 1, 2012. The link here will take you to
an article that was in The Post paper. Any questions should be addressed with
Corvias Military Living.
• Living off-post – All Soldiers new to Fort Riley are
required to go to Housing Services Office (HSO), located on the second floor
of Carr Hall at 45 Barry Avenue on Main Post. You may contact HSO by calling
(785)239-2768 or 239-2767. The HSO toll free number is 1-800-643-8991. HSO
personnel provide many services to ensure that adequate, approved housing can be
located in the surrounding communities. HSO builds relationships between
landlords and Soldiers by connecting Soldiers to landlords that have suitable
approved housing available. HSO also maintains up-to-date listings of rental
units or homes for sale. Follow this link to view more information on HSO
and the services they provide.
• Fort Riley Points of Interest
Map - We are unable to post detailed maps of the installation to the
public website but you can obtain maps from Army Community Service on arrival or
by calling ACS at (785)239-9435 or by email using the following email address:
• Fort Riley Post Guide
and Directory - Information on in-processing, housing, health care,
employment, education, services and recreation on Fort Riley and in the local
• Army Community Service
(ACS) – is located in 7264 Normandy Drive on Custer Hill and offers
services in 12 programs including Army
Family Action Plan (AFAP), Army Family
Team Building (AFTB), Deployment and
Mobilization Family Readiness (DMFR), Employment Readiness (ERP), Exceptional Family Member (EFMP), Family Advocacy (FAP), Financial Readiness (FRP), Information & Referral (Outreach
Program), Relocation Readiness
(RRP), Soldier and Family Assistance
Center (SFAC), Survivor Outreach
Services (SOS), and Volunteer
Opportunities (ACSV). You can reach any ACS program by using the following
email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
and including the program name in the subject line. The phone number for ACS is
• Exceptional Family
Member Program (EFMP) – This program helps Families with children with
special needs get connected to the resources to meet their needs. EFMP has many
components, including medical, educational, housing, CYSS, support moving to and
from Fort Riley, and many more. Some events EFMP puts on are the Spring Fling,
summer camp, the Special Needs Rodeo, a trip to the pumpkin patch, and a
December holiday celebration. There is an EFMP support group that meets monthly
at the Army Community Service building where they participate in an activity
that involves the children and parents. It is an opportunity to learn about new
information, network and become involved in Family fun activities. For those
enrolled in the Fort Riley EFMP, TRICARE has a benefit known as Extended Care Health Option (ECHO) which
further benefits the Exceptional Family Member. To initiate enrollment into the
ECHO program, Families should contact the Fort Riley EFMP office at
• Respite care –
Respite care is a program that provides a temporary rest period for Family
members responsible for the regular care of persons with disabilities. Care may
be provided in the EFMP respite care user’s home or other settings such as
special needs camps and enrichment programs. It is time limited based on the
Exceptional Family Member condition and availability of funding. Up to 40 hours
per month may be approved. Contact ACS EFMP staff at (785)239-9435. The EFMP
staff will explain the process, paperwork and answer any questions you may have
at this time.
information – Our Multi-Cultural Program strives to minimize cultural
and language barriers while enhancing the quality of life by providing skills
and coping mechanisms to assist with minimizing the challenges language and
cultural barriers can bring. We provide the opportunity for foreign born
Soldiers and their Family members to obtain citizenship, interact with others
who are from cultural diverse backgrounds, as well as, learn the culture of
their new home, Fort Riley.
• Irwin Army Community
Hospital (IACH), 600 Caisson Hill Road.
Services – Routine and minor medical calls for small animals, dogs and
cats can be seen on post, 226 Custer Avenue at the Veterinary Services and Stray
Animal Facility. For those living on post, a Rabies and a DA2PP vaccine are
necessary. Microchips are also required. Veterinary Services is open from 8 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on holidays and the last day of each
month. Other closures are posted outside of the clinic and on the answering
machine. A stray facility also exists, from which pets may be adopted or lost
pets may be located. If a stray is seen, call the military police at
(785)239-6767. For more information on Veterinary Services call (785)239-3886 or
the Stray Facility at (785)239-6183.
• Temporary Lodging – Temporary lodging is run by Intercontinental
Hotels Group (IHG). If you are planning on staying in the lodging facility
or one of the guest houses, Permanent Change of Station (PCS) Families may make
reservations once orders are received by calling 1-877-711-TEAM (8326) or
calling (785)239-2830, or DSN 312-856-2830. Ensure you have confirmed lodging
reservations before traveling to Fort Riley. There are limited pet facilities in
on-post lodging. Budget accordingly with length of time it may take to locate
• AtHoc – How to sign up for AtHoc
severe weather notification. Ensure you and your Family are notified while
you are deployed or at work! Fort Riley can send you Severe Weather notification
via email (work or personal) or text directly to your Cell Phone when it
• Lending Closet – The ACS Relocation Readiness
Program operates the Lending Closet
and offers assistance to Families who are affected by Permanent Change of
Station (PCS) moves by loaning basic household items for 30 days while awaiting
your shipment or before you have cleared the installation. Items available
include dishes, cookware, tables & chairs, high chairs, booster seats, car
seats, play pens, cribs, cots and other items.
• Thrift Store – The
Fort Riley Thrift Store is located on Main Post, 267 Stuart Avenue. They
offer a variety of products including pet supplies, clothing, furniture, and
household goods. The store is open to the public, military and civilian are
welcome. For more information call (785)784-3874.
• Transportation on Post – Our military taxi service is
for official use only for official business operations within the installation.
A privately owned vehicle (POV) is highly recommended as the
most efficient and practical means of traveling on the installation.
The Flint Hills Area Transportation Agency (ATA) will offer
rides to and from Manhattan to the Fort Riley and Junction City areas. The cost
is $2 one-way within a three-mile radius of Manhattan, Fort Riley and Junction
City. Rides beyond the three-mile radius are $4 each way. For more information
or to schedule a ride call 1-877-551-6345.