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Operation Military Child Care (OMCC)
The Operation Military Child Care program provides fee assistance for Families of deployed or mobilized Reserve and Active Duty Airmen.
To search for eligible providers, click here.
Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood (MCCYN)
The Military Child Care in Your Neighborhood program provides fee assistance for families of Active Duty Airmen who are unable to access on-installation child care. Families living within 15 miles or 20 minutes of on-installation child care must be on the waitlist before applying for fee assistance. If you have denied a spot within the past 12 months for either a base-sponsored Child Development Center or Child Development Home, you will not be eligible for fee assistance. Waitlist verification is subject to occur at the time of the initial application, annual recertification, or during change of provider request.
For the MCCYN program, providers must meet additional high quality standards. To search for eligible providers, click here. Once you have located a provider, please contact us to verify their eligibility.
Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) Respite Care
USAF EFMP Respite Care is specially designed for Air Force Families who have children diagnosed with moderate or severe special needs under EFMP. This includes exceptional Family member children whose medical conditions require assignment near major medical facilities in the continental United States, or whose needs are complex and require specialized continuity of care.
The Air Force HCC program provides weekend child care for members of the Air Force National Guard and Reserves stationed at specific installations during drill training weekends. Families cannot apply to this program at this time. For providers who wish to apply to this program, click here.