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Operation Military Child Care (OMCC)

The Operation Military Child Care program provides fee assistance for Families of Sailors who are deployed or attached to a ship.

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 Sailors 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

The EFMP program is specifically designed for Navy families who have children ages birth to 18 identified as Exceptional Family Members, category IV or V. The program provides 40 hours of respite care per month to support the unique child care needs of EFMP families.