Military Child Care Programs

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Choosing child care may be one of the most important decisions you make. A work schedule that includes weekend duty, shifting schedules and late hours can present challenges. You can turn to the Department of Defense for quality, affordable child care options. These options — both on the installation and off — can put your mind at ease while you work.

The Department of Defense sets clear criteria for child care and uses a certification process that includes unannounced inspections to ensure installation programs meet high standards.

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