These facilities generally offer child care for children ages six weeks to 5 years old. Care is typically available weekdays. CDCs vary in size; the average CDC cares for about 200 children. All programs must be certified by the DoD and accredited by a national accrediting body such as the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
The Child Development Center is located in Building 1625 Santa Rosa Blvd and can be reached at 671-366-1601-4. Fax 671-366-3158. The Child Development Center is fully accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Hours of operation are from 6:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Mon-Fri. Closed on Sundays and federal holidays.
The CDC offers full-day care for children six weeks through kindergarten; part-day enrichment for children three through 5 years old and hourly care for all ages on a space available basis.
Childcare for Permanent Chance of Station (PCS) is an Air Force Aid childcare program and is available for certain incoming and outgoing families. Contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 671-366-8136 for more information.
You will need to bring a current shot record to register your child(ren) in our programs. In addition, your current LES for you and your spouse (a copy will do) and/or a statement concerning other income you may have, is needed to enroll in our program.
You may have your child(ren) placed on the waiting list prior to your arrival by having your sponsor drop by the center and complete a DD Form 2606. You will also need a copy of orders and the birth date of each child. You may also sign up by faxing a completed DD Form 2606, which is available at your current base's Child Development Program with a copy of your orders to us.
Costs -- Fees and charges are based on total family income.
Availability -- Spaces at the CDC are limited and certain age groups may have a waiting list.
Waiting List -- Waiting periods vary from 2 weeks to a month depending on availability of slots.
Respite Care -- Also known as "Give Parents a Break" is offered every 3rd Sat of the month from 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Must have a referral from 1st Sgt, Cdr or AFRC. A minimum of 8 families must be signed up for the program. Call the CDC for more information. Respite Care is a referral-based program funded by the Air Force Aid Society. The program is available upon referral by a medical or authorized agency.