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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 Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Child Development Center is open Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eligible patrons include active duty military personnel; DoD civilian employees paid from either appropriated funds (APF) or non-appropriated funds (NAF); reserve Component military personnel on active duty or inactive duty training status; combat-related wounded warriors; surviving spouses of Military members who died from a combat-related incident; those acting in loco parentis for the dependent child of an otherwise eligible patron; and others authorized on a space available basis (to include DoD Contractors).
The center provides full-time care for children 6 weeks to 5 years. Part-time care is not available. Limited hourly care is available; reservations are required. For more information, call 614-692-2852/1661 or (DSN) 312-850-2852/1661 or visit us at DSCC Child Care.
The Defense Supply Center Columbus (DSCC) Child Development Center is available for active duty military members, reservists on active duty, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians and DoD Contractors (provided they work on the DSCC installation).
Eligible patrons include:
The center provides full-time care for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Hourly care is not being offered at this time due to COVID protocols. Hourly care will be offered as operating conditions allow (on a limited, space available basis).
Hours of Operation
The center is open Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Monthly fees are based on total family income (TFI) and range from $252 to $726/month. DoD Contractors and other space available patrons pay $943/month.
For information on the waiting list or registration procedures, please call 614-692-1661/2852 (DSN) 312-850-1661/2852, or visit us at DSCC Child Care.
The center is certified by the Department of Defense and accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).