In a 2013 report from the nonprofit Child Care Aware, the DoD's child care system was the only one to earn a B, the highest grade awarded. Mississippi got an F, along with 20 other states. It was ranked 43 out of the 50 states, plus the Department of Defense and District of Columbia.
Beginning Oct. 1, families using the Child Development Centers at Joint Base Langley-Eustis could see a change in their child care fees for School Year 2010 to 2011. This is
Child and Youth Programs (CYP) provide high quality child care programs and services that support eligible families. Child Development Programs, available for children six weeks through 12 years of age, include Child Development Centers, School Age Care and Family Child Care which offer full day and part time child care and in some locations hourly child care.
CDCs are on-post child care centers that offer full-day, part-day and hourly care for children in nationally accredited environments. 5 to 12 hours per day. Services are offered to children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. Before and after school care provided for children attending Kindergarten.
The Department of Defense announced yesterday that it is changing its fee schedule for child care in DOD facilities. Fees have not be raised in six years and obviously, costs have been rising.
♦ FAMILY CHILD CARE (FCC) Provides a home-based, small group child care setting for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Family Child Care providers offer full day, part day, hourly, evening, weekend, and overnight childcare in licensed homes. Bldg. 1188 Juliustown Road JB MDL Dix 609.562.2729 or 609.562.2192 Hours of Operation:
The program is also available to deployed active duty families without access to military installation child care. This fee assistance program is intended to help support military spouses' employment, education or special medical circumstances. It is also available to spouses looking for employment for a period not to exceed 60 days ...
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How to Contact Child Care Aware of America: To speak with a Child Care Aware of America specialist about the military and DoD child care programs, please call 1 (800) 424-2246, option 6. Child Care Aware of America's military and DoD programs are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Federal Families.