Fort Bliss Community

Fort Bliss


Dependent Children 6 weeks to 12 years of Active duty personnel, DAC employees, Army Community Service (ACS) and American Red Cross (ARC) volunteers and Members of the military reserve components. Priority is given to single and dual military/DA civilians, then to the military member/DA civilian with a working spouse then to all other eligible categories.

Priority for Care:

  • Category I – Single (sole parent) active duty military patron; dual active duty military patron or single DoD civilian; CYS staff children and/or siblings of children already in a full-time program.
  • Category II – Active duty military or DoD civilian with full-time working spouse.
  • Category III – Active duty military or DoD civilian with a full-time student spouse.
  • Category IV – DoD contractors
  • Category V – Active duty military or DoD civilian whose spouse is not working or attending school full time.


The Military Child Care Act requires DOD to prescribe uniform fee regulations for military child development centers. The fees are based on total family income and apply to all children who attend on a regular basis. The fee ranges are updated annually. Monthly fees for full time child care range from $220 to $582. Twenty percent discounts are offered for additional children. Half day fees range from $162 per month to $444 per month. Before and after school care fees range from $56 to $252. Hourly fees are $4.00 per hour per child.

The Child Development Center continues to provide special hours of operation for weekends at its Logan Heights location in Building 3500 on Ellerthorpe Rd. and Milan location in Building 11896 Haan: Saturday: 1 p.m. to midnight. Cost for weekend care is $4.00 per hour. Children, ages 2 months to 12 years, are eligible for the care.


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