Community Resources Guide

Newcomers

Div/Dept: Army Community Service (ACS)
Service(s): Seminar
Description: The PEP Welcome Program is a five-day program that helps community members adjust to life in a new country. Through this program, individuals learn life skills to cope with everyday challenges, develop support networks, and feelings of confidence and positive attitudes about life in the Bamberg Military Community and Germany.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members, Civilians, and Retirees
Contact Info: Bldg 7029 Warner Barracks
DSN: 469-7777
CIV: 0951-300-7777
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/directorates/dfmwr/acs/acs.asp

Div/Dept: Army Community Service (ACS)
Service(s): Train
Description: Provides transportation throughout Europe; must purchase ticket.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members, DA Civilians, Retirees
Schedule: Use the site below to search for tickets to and from destination.
Website: http://bahn.com/i/view/USA/en/index.shtml

Div/Dept: Department of Public Works (DPW) – Operations and Maintenance Division
Service(s): SHIP – Self-Help Issue Point
Description: Provides materials for home improvement, such as light bulbs and paint, for free and allows check out of tools. Orientation class must be completed before Self-Help can be utilized.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members
Schedule: See schedule of hours on website; orientation class Tuesdays at 1pm
Contact Info: Bldg. 7123, Warner Barracks
DSN: 469-7669
CIV: 0951-300-7669
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/dpw/buildings/self_help/contact.htm

Div/Dept: Directorate of Emergency Services (DES)
Service(s): Vehicle Registration
Description: All vehicles must be registered and able to pass a safety inspection in order to be driven in Germany.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members, DA Civilians, Retirees
Schedule: Call to make an appointment
DSN: 469-7580
CIV: 0951-300-7580
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/directorates/des/vr-il.asp

Div/Dept: Directorate of Logistics (DOL)
Service(s): Driver’s Training Class
Description: Required “Driving in Germany” orientation class prior to taking the USAREUR driver’s test; online study handbook available at below website.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members
Schedule: Orientation is held Mon. and Wed., 9 a.m. - noon. Testing is held Mon. and Wed., 1 p.m.
Contact Info: Bldg. 7109, Warner Barracks
DSN: 469-8600
CIV: 0951-300-8600
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/directorates/dol/dt.asp

Div/Dept: Directorate of Logistics/Transportation Operation (DOL)
Service(s): Shuttle Bus
Description: Provides transportation around post at no cost.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members, DA Civilians, Retirees
Schedule: See schedule below at website
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/directorates/dol/docs/postshuttle.pdf

Div/Dept: Environmental Management
Service(s): Recycling Centers
Description: Recycling is mandatory in Germany. Recycling centers are available on-post for community members to use and to ask questions about what items need to be recycled. A SORT guide and pick-up schedules are available at the website below.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members, DA Civilians, Retirees
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/dpw/environment/sort.htm

Div/Dept: SATO
Service(s): Trip planning and ticket booking
Description: SATO will help plan trips and provide trip packages.
Target Audience: Active Duty, Family Members, DA Civilians, Retirees
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Contact Info: Bldg. 7109 Warner Barracks
DSN: 496-7571
CIV: 0951-300-7571
Website: http://www.bamberg.army.mil/directorates/dol/trans.asp