The Child Development Center staff at Moody provides full-time care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old, of active duty military, Department of Defense civilians paid by either NAF or APF, reservists on active duty or during active duty training and Department of Defense Contractors. The CDC is located at 3112 Coney St, Bldg 207 Moody AFB and can be reached at : (229) 257-3935 or DSN 460-3935.
Full-time day care can be reserved by filling out an application at the CDC. The program may have a waiting list for some age groups; if immediate care is not available for your child (ages 2 weeks - 12 years), patrons can fill out a DD Form 2606, Request for Child Care. This form can be filled out either at the Child Development Center, Family Child Care or Youth Programs. The CDC maintains a centralized waiting list for the Family Members Program Flight. Upon completion of the DD Form 2606 your form will also be forwarded to the Family Quality Child Care Office. Staff will update this form monthly to inform you of your child's status on the waiting list. If the CDC staff calls you about a vacant slot in any of the programs you will have 24 hours to respond to the request.
The Moody CDC, in conjunction with Bright from the Start Department of Early Care and Learning, offers a pre-kindergarten program. Children who will be four years old by September 1st are eligible for to participate in this program. Pre-K is offered on a first-come, first-served basis, and runs in conjunction with the Lowndes County School System. Pre-K hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Another program for families is the "Give Parents A Break" program, which brings together the Child Development Center, Youth Programs and the Air Force Aid Society to provide free child care to parents one Saturday per month. Referrals can be obtained from your commander, first sergeant, family support center, base chaplain, medical group, youth programs or CDC employees.