Fort Lewis Child and Youth Services offers a variety of optional child care services to include: On-Sites Child Care for Organizations, Volunteer Child Care in Unit Settings, Parent Education, Resource and Referral for child care services and central registration for all CDS programs.
Youare encouraged to make registration appointments by calling l253-967-2494 or DSN 312-357-2494.
Quality child development programs are available for children 6 weeks - 12 years of age. There are three Child Development Centers facilities on Fort Lewis:
Clarkmoor Child Development Center - Located in Building 2095 on Bitar Ave,
the center can be reached by calling 253-967-2300. Programs include; a Part-day
preschool program for children 3 to 5 years old. This program stresses school
readiness through a curriculum designed to promote social, physical and intellectual
growth. Full-day and hourly care for children ages 6 weeks - 5 years of age
are also provided.
Madigan Child Development Center: Located in Building 6995 on Jackson Ave, the center can be reached by calling 254-967-2800. Program available is Full-day care for children ages 6 weeks - 5 years.
Beachwood Child Development Center - Located in Building 8300 on American Lake Ave, the center can be reached at 253-967-2600. Programs available include; Full-day care for children ages 6 weeks-5 years, Part-day preschool for children age 3-5 years old and before and/or after school hours care.
The Family Child Care program offers homes certified for childcare for children ages 4 weeks - 12 years of age.
The School Age Services program offers Before/After school care for children kindergarten through 5th grade. Transportation from all on-post schools is provided. The CYS SAS Program is located at the North Fort SAS Complex.