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Child Care Services for Military Families

Operation Military Child Care, Fee Assistance, Full Time Child Care Support

Family members of all military branches that are deployed receive fee assistance for full-time or part time child care services.

Operation Military Child Care

What do Families receive?

Eligible families receive fee assistance for full-time or part time child care services. Parents using Operation Military Child Care services will be responsible for a co-pay.

Who Qualifies?

Operation Military Child Care (OMCC) is for Families of:

  • Soldiers with orders in support of one of the following Deployments:
    • Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)
    • Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF)
    • Global War on Terror (GWOT)
    • Oversees Contingency Operations
    • Operation Noble Eagle
  • Army Recruiters

For married Soldiers, the spouse must be working, looking for work or attending school. The same policies will apply to unmarried legal parents living in the same household.

How do I start?

Please contact your local Child Care Aware agency at 888-291-9811 to request information and referrals of participating child care providers.

Forms

Visit the Child Care Aware of America website to: