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Yokosuka Main Child Development Center
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Programs and services are available at most installations for children up to age 12. Care may be provided in Child Development Centers, School Age Care Programs, and Family Child Care Homes. Please review the information to find out what programs and services are available at this installation. Please contact the Child and Youth Program point of contact at this installation if you require information, assistance or resources for child care in your local community.
The Child Development Center and Child Development Homes both offer full day care and hourly care based on availability. There is also before & after School Care available for children in Kindergarten through 12 years old. Developmental child care and youth recreational programs are available to all Status of Forces Agreement sponsored active duty military, activated reservists and guardsmen, DOD civilian personnel, and DOD contractors. Youth recreational programs are also available to military retirees and DOD civilian retirees. If you would like to register on the Central Enrollment Waiting List for childcare for your infant to 12-year-old child/children register online through MilitaryChildCare.com
All available CFAY Child Development Services programs have successfully completed the Department of Defense certification program. CDS, a division of Morale, Welfare and Recreation provides quality child care with scheduled developmental activities, free play, storytelling, music and art offered in a warm, secure environment.
The Child Development Center and Child Development Homes both offer full day and hourly availability. There is also Before & After School Care and Day Camps available for ages Kindergarten - 12 years old. Developmental child care and youth recreational programs are available to all Status of Forces Agreement sponsored active duty military, activated reservists and guardsmen, DOD civilian personnel, and DOD contractors. Youth recreational programs are also available to military retirees and DOD civilian retirees.
If you would like to register on our Waiting List for childcare for your infant to 12 year-old-child/children, please visit MilitaryChildCare.com to create your account. Once your account is active, you may search for and request care.
If you are a single parent (active duty) or dual active duty, you have priority for childcare services. It is also a good idea to let the Yokosuka CDC know your approximate arrival date. If you would like to register, please visit MilitaryChildCare.com to create your account. There is a waiting list for this service.
Full Day Care
The Yokosuka Child Development Center and Ikego CDC have full day care (up to 12 hours a day) for children age 6 weeks to 5 years (not yet eligible to enroll in Kindergarten). Two meals and two snacks are served. Two outdoor exercise periods and a rest/naptime period are planned in addition to regularly scheduled age-appropriate developmental activities throughout the day. A contract and prepayment are required.
A military family member in base housing provides Family Child Care. FCC providers attend 36 hours of training and have their homes inspected monthly. They care for children in a home-like environment with mixed ages of children and can often meet special needs of later hours, weekends, and last minute calls. Only certified homes are sanctioned by the Commanding Officer to provide childcare at Fleet Activities, Yokosuka. The CDH Direct Cash Payment Program offers assistance to dual/single military personnel, DoD civilians, parents working shift hours/weekends, parents on full time load in school, and children attending Sullivan's/Kinnick's Special Education & Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS).
If you have a family member with special needs please ensure your family member is enrolled in the Navy's Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP). Please make sure that you transfer your case to your new station. EFMP is designed to assist sailors by addressing the special needs of their exceptional family members (EFM) during the assignment process. Special needs include any special medical, dental, mental health, developmental or educational requirement, wheelchair accessibility, adaptive equipment or assistive technology devices and services. The local clinical EFMP Coordinator is available at the US Naval Hospital Yokosuka at DSN 315-243-8645 or internationally 011-81-46-816-8645. The local non-clinical EFMP Liaison is available at the Fleet and Family Support Center Yokosuka at DSN 315-243-9605 or internationally 011-81-46-816-9605. You may also visit the Naval Hospital website. Working along side of Education and Developmental Intervention Service (EDIS) the CDC offers care to special needs children.
The Yokosuka and Ikego Centers offer a recreational program for children 5-12. Bowling, skating, field trips, arts & crafts and games are part of the fun. Snacks and meals are included in the Military Pay Day Rate. A contract and prepayment are required for a standing reservation. Daily care is available on a first come, first served space available basis. There is a waiting list for this service which carries over from one school year to the next.
MWR Fitness is committed to enhancing the quality of life for all families in Yokosuka by offering fitness programming for all ages and keeping families fit, healthy and happy.
To contact MWR Fitness Center - Fleet Rec please call DSN 315-241-4486, internationally 011-81-46-896-4486 or visit the fitness center website.