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Installation Overview --Eglin Air Force Base, Florida


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Child Care
Installation Overview --Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
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The Eglin AFB Child Development Center (CDC) offers care for children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age or completion of kindergarten. Part Day Enrichment is available for children ages 3-5 years as well as Hourly care at the Drop In Care Center.

The Family Child Care Home Program offers home-based child care in licensed homes for children ages two weeks through twelve years. . Full time, part time, hourly, weekends, extended hours and school age care is available. There are approximately 50 childcare providers on and off the installation providing care for more than 330 children of Department of Defense families assigned to Eglin. For more information, call the Family Child Care Office.

Air Force memberse with PCS orders to Eglin are entitled to up to 20 hours of free child care per child. Vouchers for this free service may be obtained from the Eglin Airman and Family Readiness Center. A copy of the sponsor's orders is needed. This child care is provided in the Eglin child care providers' homes that reside on Eglin main. A list of current providers will be provided with the voucher.

The Youth Center operates a School Age Program for children ages kindergarten - 12 years of age. Programs available include: Before School Program, After School Program and Summer Day Camp.

Fees for all services are based on total family income.

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