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Learn about CYS Childcare Options

Quality, reliable, affordable childcare - that fits YOUR lifestyle in Alaska!*


Child Development Centers offered on post:

Locations convenient to your work and home

Trained, qualified caregivers

Nationally accredited through the National Association for the Education of Young Children

Family Child Care (FCC) homes in on-post residences:

Thoroughly vetted, inspected, certified, and trained providers

Flexible hours for full-day, part-day, extended/overnight, weekend, and hourly care

Safe, comfortable home setting

15% cost savings compared to Army Child Development Centers and School Age Care

Additional staff to offer mentoring and support for Providers to ensure quality programming

Army Childcare Fee Assistance (AFA) offered for eligible off-post providers:

Assistance to offset higher costs of off-post care, so eligible Families pay fees comparable to installations

Help for Families who cannot access on-post CYS programs

Quality care commensurate to on-post offerings

Enhanced referral service customized to meet your child care needs

Let us help you find the right child care option for your Family - available ON and OFF post – through Army CYS.

Find more information at or contact your local Parent Central Services today!

*Based on eligibility. Conditions apply.

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