Important Local Links and Documents
Important links to local resources
Medical registration and Tricare coverage at JBLM:
This official brochure was developed by Tricare Representatives for the Canadian Families. You will find the instruction on how navigate your way into the system. Please always confirm the information with your unit or the medical officer.
JBLM Gate Access Information
View link above for utube video on JBLM gate access.
Interstate 5 (I-5) is the main Interstate Highway on the West Coast of the United States. The traffic can be very stressful and cause delay. In 2017, the department of transportation is expecting to do major construction causing longer commute times. Visit the WDOT website and download the apps for real time information.
Washington State Park & Recreation Official Website
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission cares for Washington's most treasured lands, waters, and historic places. State parks connect all Washingtonians to their diverse natural and cultural heritage and provide memorable recreational and educational experiences that enhance their lives.
This guide was develop to give new families a starting point of providers to settle necessities in the area. All reviews are from current or past families, and although it provides lots of information, newcomers are encouraged to do their own research. There is a lot more providers in the region too. Families should also keep in mind that company personnel and deals change on a regular basis so we can’t guarantee that the information is up to date. On this note we want to welcome you to the Pacific Northwest and we strongly encourage you to contact your Military Family Services Coordinator as soon as possible for up to date local information.
Mental Wellness and Resources
Life happens, and sometimes we just need extra help. Here you will find a list of Local and National resources available to you and your family. If you wish to have a business card with the following information, please contact your MFSC.