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Child Development Services/Center
297 Gage Road
Annapolis, MD 21402
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 and Youth Programs provide Child Development and recreational services for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The Child Development Center provides full and part day care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. Call the Child Development Services/Center at 410-293-9390 or register online www.militarychildcare.com.
Accredited by NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children), the Child Development Center is located on Gage Road in the North Severn housing community. All active duty, reservists and DoD civilian employees can use the facility. It offers developmental programs for children 6 weeks old to 5 years of age. The center provides hot and cold United States Department of Agriculture approved breakfasts and lunches, as well as afternoon snacks. In addition to weekly, full time care the CDC offers a pre-school program. Many options are available for school age care. To check on your child's position on the wait list please call 410-293-9390. The status can also be checked through your registered portal on www.militarychildcare.com
The CDH program provides child care in a warm, family setting in which children can participate in developmentally appropriate learning activities and home-life experiences. The children are able to build a trusting relationship with a provider who will foster their curiosity and creativity, provide guidance and give them the hugs they need.
Providers attend 20 hours of orientation classes including CPR and First Aid and national background checks are performed on all CDH providers. CDH homes are inspected by the Naval Academy fire department, safety office and preventive medicine department. The CDH program offers providers the opportunity to work in their home and watch their own children grow and develop while at the same time caring for children and earning an additional income. CDH homes have space available for new children, ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Some providers also offer evening and weekend drop-in care. If you need child care or would like to become a provider, call 855-696-2934.