By Rod Powers
Child care at Fort Knox is offered in the Child Development Centers , Family Child Care Homes and through the School Age Services Program.
The Fort Knox Child Development Centers are located in Buildings 4250 and 4249 and can be reached at 502-624-6700 or DSN 312-464-6700. The CDCs care for children 6 weeks to Kindergarten.
Following is a list of programs available at the Fort Knox CDCs:
Full time care
Part Day Pre-school
Part Day Toddler Program -
Before/After Kindergarten Care
You must have an appointment for registration and there may be a wait of up to 10 days for an appointment. The registration number is 502-624-6703 or DSN 312-464-6703.
Family Child Care is in-home certified care that is provided by a family member in government quarters. Providers are private contractors who establish their own fees and operating hours. You may contact the FCC office Monday through Friday, 7:30 am until 4:30 pm at 502-624-6702 or DSN 312-464-6707.
School Age Services serves children 6 to 10 years of age for before and after school care and full day care during school vacations and breaks. Transportation is provided to and from Fort Knox schools only. Also included in this program is a computer lab, a homework center and neighborhood activity homes.