Providers who want to participate in ANY of the Military Fee Assistance programs must:
*The criteria listed above are applicable to the Operation Military Child Care (OMCC) program which serves deployed service members or mobilized National Guard, Reserve and Active Duty service members during the duration of the deployment.
Providers who would like to be eligible for the Military Child Care In Your Neighborhood (MCCYN) program need to meet the criteria listed above AND, One of the following high-quality indicators:
Child Care Centers:
In order for child care centers to meet MCCYN requirements, they must meet OMCC criteria AND be accredited by one of the approved national accreditation agencies listed below:
*Please note the agencies listed above are the only approved national accreditations that are accepted for the military fee assistance programs.*
Family Child Care:
In order for family child care providers to meet MCCYN requirements, they must meet OMCC criteria AND have achieved the following:
Child Care Centers and Family Child Care:
Child care centers or family child care providers currently participating in established Army Quality Improvement Project**
Child care centers or family child care providers rated in an accepted state rated license/accreditation system:
*Please note the state license/accreditation programs listed above are the only approved rating systems that are accepted for the military fee assistance programs.*
**Please submit all documentation and/or questions regarding provider eligibility via email to email@example.com or via fax at 703-341-4146. You may also call us at 1-800-424-2246**
**Army Quality Improvement Projects (Army Child Care in Your Neighborhood – ACCYN and Army School-Age Program in Your Neighborhood-ASPYN) operate in select locations only. For more information and locations, click here to visit our program description page or contact Child Care Aware® toll-free at 1-800-424-2246.