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Childcare

Child Development Center (CDC): 6 weeks - Preschool

Full Day/Part Day/Hourly Care

Ages 6 weeks-Preschool*

CDCs are on-post child care centers that offer full-day, part-day and hourly care for children in nationally accredited environments.

Program Description
Full Day 5 to 12 hours per day - services offered to children ages 6 weeks – 5 years old
Part Day Preschool 3 hour/day program with choice of 5 days, 3 days, or 2 days per week

 

 
Hourly Care Centers offer reserved and drop-off care on an hourly basis
Pre-Kindergarten/Strong Beginnings

Strong Beginnings is a 3 hour/day program 5 days/week that provides school readiness skills for children turning 4 years by 1 Sep

 

School Age Center (SAC): Grades kindergarten-5th/6th

School Age Center (SAC) provides childcare before and/or after school for children ages 6-10 in grades 1st – 5th. Full-day care is provided during school vacation periods. The SAC program is certified by the Department of Defense and accredited by the Council of Accreditation (COA). The framework for our SAC curriculum is based on the following four service areas: Sports, Fitness, and Health; Life Skills, Citizenship, and Leadership; Arts, Recreation, and Leisure; and Mentoring, Education, and Support Services. Occasional users may use the program five hours a week.


To participate in School-age Center programs/activities, your child must be registered with Child & Youth Services and meet all CYS requirements.

What will SAC provide my children?

  • Transportation to and from Enterprise Elementary Schools and some Ozark City Schools on a space available basis. (Please contact Parent Central Service at (334)255-9638 for sign-up.)
  • Programmed activities after school
  • Homework Center & Computer Lab access
  • USDA approved snacks & meals
  • 4-H Clubs, 5th grade club and Power Hour

 

Family Child Care: 4 weeks - Grades 5/6*

 How can I become an FCC Provider?

All FCC Providers must register with CYS Services and be certified prior to opening their home for childcare. Certification classes are held quarterly.

 

Family Child Care homes on post are an alternative to center-based care.  These homes offer child care services to children whose parents have irregular duty hours, children who need a small group setting, and those preferring care in a home setting. FCC providers follow CYS Services fees for the childcare services they render. Providers and parents sign a contract agreeing on fees, hours of care to be provided and terms of payment. Parents considering this option should contact the FCC office for an orientation prior to signing the legally binding contract with an individual FCC provider.

For More information please click on the link below

FCC

In-Home Child Care
Ages 4 Weeks - 12 Years

Army Family Child Care (FCC) is available both on-post and in government leased housing by trained childcare providers who work as home-based independent contractors for CYS Services. FCC Homes provide full-day, part-day and hourly care for children in a home environment.

Why choose FCC?

FCC Providers:

  • Pass stringent background checks and inspections
  • Receive intensive training and support
  • Are regularly visited and undergo scheduled and surprise inspections

FCC Homes:

  • Offer programs designed to help prepare your child for school
  • Provide flexible hours to meet parent’s needs
  • Offer a comfortable family setting
  • Allow siblings to stay together
  • Allow younger and older children to learn from each other
  • Allow school-age children to remain in a neighborhood setting
  • Offer full-day, part-day or hourly options
  • May include 24-hour and long term care, evening and weekend care during TDY or short-term parental absences

Army FCC On-Line will connect you to the Family Child Care Office at the Army installation of your choice. Parent Central Services staff will issue you a password when you register.

Fees:

Parent fees are based on total Family income and follow DoD fee guidance as in other Fort Rucker CYS programs. FCC providers participate in the subsidy program designed to increase the availability of care for special needs children, infant care, income equalization, part-time care and extended care. Many of the incentives are offered to promote certain types of care.

Providers and parents sign a contract agreeing on fees, hours of care to be provided and terms of payment. Parents considering this option should contact the FCC office for an orientation prior to signing the legally binding contract with an individual FCC provider.


 

Waiting List

It is sometimes necessary for families to be placed on a waiting list for child care if care is not readily available. The waiting period may be different for each program and age group. You may place your child(ren) on the waiting list by visiting Militarychildcare.com 

  • Childcare
  • Closed on Federal Holidays
  • Hours:
    Monday
    5:30am-7:30am
    Before School
    2:30pm-6:00pm
    After School
    Tuesday
    5:30am-7:30am
    Before School
    2:30pm-6:00pm
    After School
    Wednesday
    5:30am-7:30am
    Before School
    2:30pm-6:00pm
    After School
    Thursday
    5:30am-7:30am
    Before School
    2:30pm-6:00pm
    After School
    Friday
    5:30am-7:30am
    Before School
    2:30pm-6:00pm
    After School
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

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