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Mid-Atlantic Region Child Care Resource & Referral Office
Hampton Roads, VA
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 provides full and part day care for children 6 weeks to 5 years. The School Age Center provides before and after school care as well as summer, spring and winter camps. For more information contact the Mid-Atlantic Region Child Care Resource & Referral Office at 757-462-2696.
NWS Yorktown has one Child Development Center (CDC) that has a full-time child care program for children 6 weeks through five years of age. The CDC offers two preschool program classrooms set up for 3-year-olds and 4-5-year-olds, offering an environment that fully engages children and pulls them into the exploration and learning process by individualizing the curriculum. The CDC is certified by the Department of Defense and is regulated by the Navy as well as accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The waiting time for enrollment depends on the age of the child. You can reach the CDC at 757-887-4733.
Hours of Operation
The CDC is open Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed Saturday, Sunday and Holidays.
The CDC offers full-time weekly care. Drop-in care is provided on a space available basis. A parent wanting drop-in care needs to call early in the morning on the day care is wanted.
Fees are due on 1st and 15th of each month and range between $121 -$262 depending on total family income. A 20% discount is offered for the eldest child when two or more children are enrolled for care. Hourly rate is $4 per hour for each child. Late charges are $15 per 15 minutes or any fraction thereof.
Applications for child care are available at the center or you may contact the Regional Child Placement Program office at 866-628-9232.
Eligibility and Priority of Care
There are two levels of Priority of Care:
The CDC's availability is ever changing with the ebb and flow of incoming and outgoing military families seeking child care. For more information about openings at NWSY's CDC call 757-887-4733 or 866-628-9232.
Military Child Care Options
Child Development Homes in military housing are regulated and monitored by the military. Residents of military housing who want to provide childcare in their own homes on a regular or full-time basis must pass a criminal background check; have fire, safety, and health inspections; complete mandatory training; and be monitored regularly. For more information contact the Navy Mid-Atlantic Region Child Placement Program 866-628-9232. For further assistance with child care options you can visit MilitaryChildCare.com.
School Age Care
On-base Youth Centers provide a variety of before and after school programs as well as summer, spring and winter camps. The cost of care depends on total family income and the care program selected.
Child Development Group Home
The group home is located in Norfolk and provides 24/7 care for watch standers and shift workers. The group home incorporates the features of both a home and child care center. For more information contact the Navy Mid-Atlantic Region Child Placement Program 866-628-9232.
Child Waiting Center
Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP) - Provides free child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years old when active duty and/or family members have medical appointments at NMCP. You will need the child's current immunization record. For reservation or more information, call 757-953-6873.
Some family care providers may offer occasional care for special needs children. For more information contact the Navy Mid-Atlantic Region Child Placement Program 866-628-9232. For information pertaining to the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) onboard Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, call NWS Branch Medical at 757-953-8454.