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Installation Overview --Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

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Installation Overview --Vandenberg Air Force Base, California

Vandenberg Child Care Center

Photo courtesy U.S. Air Force

Vandenberg AFB provides comprehensive Child Care programs including the Child Development Center, Family Day Care Program, School Age Program, and Youth Center. Air Force members on a PCS move are authorized priority hourly care at the Child Development Center or in a family day care home, 7 days before their departure and 7 days after their arrival on a 24-hour reservation basis. The Vandenberg AFB Child Development Center (CDC) is dedicated to providing quality childcare for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. The CDC is accredited by and a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The Child Development Center offers weekly, full time and part time day pre-school, hourly and special needs care. They do not offer part-day school age programs. The care types include infant, pre-toddler, toddler and pre-school.

The Children's Resource & Referral Program offers free referrals to child care centers, family child care providers, before & after school programs, recreation programs, subsidized child care, and other programs or agencies offering services to families and children. They cover Lompoc, Santa Maria and Santa Barbara.

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