Offutt AFB Community

Offutt AFB
Child Care

Child Care

Child Development Center (CDC)

The Offutt CDC is located in Building 5096 at 25th Street and Kennedy Drive. They can be reached at 402-294-2203. The Center is DoD certified.

There is an additional CDC located on base in Building at 302 Nelson Drive Bldg 187.

Programs Offered

The CDC provides full-time care for children 6 weeks through five years old on a space available basis. Hourly care for children 12 months to 10 years of age is available but reservations are required and space is limited. Extended Duty Care and the Give Parents a Break program.


The Chilid Development Center (CDC) at Offutt has a waiting list. To get your name on the list before arrival, got to Military Child Care.Com


Fees are figured on DOD Uniformed Fees and Charges and are based on total family income.

Family Child Care Program

Offutt has providers who do child care in their homes To find available providers go to Military

Child Care for PCS

The A&FRC can also give you a certificate for 20 hours of free child care for each of your children, to be used during the first 60 days you are on station. This is an Air Force Aid Society outreach program for Air Force active duty only, and all ranks are eligible.

School Age Program

The Youth Center offers a before and after school activities program for 130-135 children, ages 5-12. The program includes transportation to and from eight elementary schools in the local area. It is important that immunizations are current.

Respite Care

Air Force Aid Society (AFAS) will pay up to a limit of $500 for respite care of a special needs family member. The family must apply for the respite care assistance through the Family Advocacy office at the Ehrling Bergquist Clinic, 402-294-7886. A certificate is issued, which they then bring to the A&FRC where a casefile will be opened. The family can then arrange for the respite care (not available on base) and the provider is reimbursed with an AFAS check.

Bellevue Public Schools Partners with Parents Program

The Bellevue Schools offers an early childhood development through activities like drop-in playgroups, homemade toy crafts, learning to read and other parental support. Family nights and home visits are available to help newcomers settle into the community. You can contact the schools office at 402-293-4000.

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