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United States Air Force
Child Development Center
6201 Maple St
Malmstrom AFB, MT 59402
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.
Family Child Care programs consist of in-home care provided by licensed and affiliated providers. Trained FCC providers are available to provide daily, night, weekend, and unusual hours of care for children 2 weeks to 12 years of age. Providers are required to complete an extensive training program and are constantly monitored for quality to maintain licensing. Family Child Care is a realistic alternative to a center-based care program. FCCs provide home-like, individualized care.
Special programs are offered for Extended Duty Care, Missile Care, Child Care for PCS, Child Care for Volunteers, and Give Parents A Break - contact the FCC coordinator at 406-731-2230 or 406-403-1606 (work cell) for more information.
The Malmstrom Child Development Center is nationally accredited by NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children. The center has the capacity of 229 full-time spaces. For more information call 406-731-2417.
The Malmstrom Child Development Center is nationally accredited by NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children. All our staff is certified in CPR and First Aid. In addition, the staff exceeds the required amount of annual training by over 100%. Our program focuses on your child's individual needs and on their social, emotional and intellectual development. Our staff is continually learning new ideas through training courses and workshops. They strive to ensure the best possible care is available to Malmstrom's children.
The CDC participates in the USDA Food Program and children are served a nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks throughout the day. Our center has a capacity of 229 full-time spaces.
The Child Development Center provides center-based care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. The CDC provides care to children of active duty military and civilian personnel families.
Following is a list of programs available at the CDC:
To register your child for the CDC, you must complete Form 1181, Air Force Youth Flight Program Patron Registration and submit a copy of your most current LES and/or pay stub. A signed CDC contract must also be completed.
Fees and charges are based on total family income and are adjusted annually in accordance with the Military Child Care Act of 1989/1996.
The Air Force Aid Society provides funding for Give Parents A Break for up to 4 hours a month per child for all eligible AD Members. Eligibility is listed in the 2020 AFAS Ops Guide on page 4-25, but include:
-Military member deployed or on extended TDY or remote tour of duty
-Family crisis or emergency such as illness of family member, death in the family, extended illness or birth of a new baby
-Having a child with special needs
-Unique circumstances, hardships
Referrals can come from Squadron CC/CCF, Chaplain, Doctor or medical professional, Family Advocacy, CDC/YP Director, and A&FRC.
To better assist the needs of the Malmstrom community families will be able to utilize GPAB through the Child Development Center, Youth Program and Family Child Care Providers (FCC). For questions please call the Airman & Family Readiness Center 406-731-4900.