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When you join Army Child and Youth Services (CYS), you join a four-decade tradition of serving our Nation’s Soldiers and their Families. Learn More

Army Families often include Army kids. U.S. Army MWR helps you stay mission ready with resources you need to support them. Learn about childcare, school-age services, tutoring, youth sports and more.
The U.S. Army Child, Youth & School Services is helping Army Families find affordable child care that suits their unique needs.
Child Development Centers (CDC) are on-post child care centers that offer full-day, part-day and hourly care for children in nationally accredited environments.
The Army FCC Program is a child care option offered in homes on post by authorized Military Family members and qualified civilians working as independent contractors.
School-Age Centers (Ages 6-12 years) offers before and after school programs, weekend activities during the school year, and summer care and camps during school vacations.
The Youth Program offers comprehensive, supervised program options and affordable, quality, predictable services that are easily accessible for eligible youth in grades 7 through 12 who are 11 – 18 years old.
Ages 3-18 years offers developmentally appropriate opportunities for children and youth to be engaged in individual and team sports, competitions, skill building clinics, and nutrition and health classes that foster development of life-long healthy habits.
The mission of Army School Support Services is to support the readiness and well-being of Army Families by reducing the conflict between military mission requirements and parental responsibilities related to K-12 education.
(Ages 0-18 years) Offers registration, enrollment, records transfer, parent education classes, and babysitter training and referral services for Families.
PCSing? No problem! Child and Youth Program Assistants (CYPAs) in all employment categories can now request a transfer to another installation through the Civilian Employment Assignment Tool (CEAT).
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