Welcome & Transition


Moving to a new community can be stressful, but we're here to help. The MFRC connects families with the information they need to get settled. Starting with the distribution of our Welcome Package before or upon arrival to CFB Trenton and then support continues as needed. It could be information on education resources, activities and/or services on the base or in the surrounding communities. If you have a question, we will find an answer or the person who should be able to answer it. 

The ABCs of Military Postings


If you will be moving to the Quinte region and need to arrange for Child Care during your House Hunting Trip or Moving Days, please contact Susan Stoddard, Children’s Program/Home Childcare Coordinator:

  • (613) 392-2811 ext. 3317
  • susan.s@trentonmfrc.ca

We keep the community up to date on our programs, events and other relevant community services so you know what is available. Learn about upcoming events and programs through our quarterly magazine 8 Wing/CFB Trenton Family Support Services, our websites, The Contact newspaper, local newspapers and flyers, our monthly E-News and through our social media channels.

You can stop by anytime (during business hours) - the Trenton MFRC is your home-away-from-home! Come to visit, enjoy a coffee and see what we have to offer. Share your opinion and ideas and get involved.  We'd love to get to know you! 

Health care services in French?

To get some help to navigate and find services adapted to your needs, contact :
Philippe Archambault, Health System Navigator (French)

  • Philippe.Archambault@von.ca
  • 1-343-263-4101

For more information please contact  Hélène Cadotte-Gagnon, Welcome & Family Transition Services Coordinator at:

  • (613) 392-2811 ext. 2379
  • helene.cg@trentonmfrc.ca


Let’s Talk About Moving

Death, divorce and moving are said to be the three most stressful experiences in life…We all know that military life involves its fair share of moving. How you and your family plan for the big day, the move itself and settling into your new environment has a lot to do with how successful the experience will be… And learn to expect the unexpected along the way!

Watch the video from Military Personnel Command to learn about the new CAF Relocation Services: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KYQryMOagaM

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