Fort Leavenworth Community

Fort Leavenworth
Child development services (CDS)

Child development services (CDS)


Eligible patrons for the Army Child Development Services programs include active duty military, DoD civilians (NAF and APF), Reservist and National Guard on active duty and DoD contract employees.


Mandatory information for registration includes: local addresses and phone numbers, current immunization records and a local emergency designee other than spouse or sponsor. Additional information required for registration includes a physical exam within 30 days and Family Care information required for all single patrons and dual military patrons.

When enrolling in a full day or part-day program, patrons are required to present a current Leave and Earnings Statement (LES) for both parents to verify total family income. The Central Registry phone number is 913-684-5135.

CDS also provides recruiting and training for Parent Education, Teenage Babysitting and Referral Services, Short Term Alternative Child Care and community assistance for Parent Co-ops.


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