Army Child Care Fee Assistance Programs

Army Reserve: Retired

Benefit Fact Sheet

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The U.S. Army Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services is committed to supporting the needs of Army families located on the installation or in areas where no military child care and youth programming is offered or is unavailable at installations due to high demand. CYS Services maintains a network of delivery systems through which the Army provides quality, affordable, available, and accountable childcare and youth programs for Army families.

Effective April 17, 2023, Army families must have an account and a household profile on to request fee assistance for their child(ren).

Please visit MCCYN | MCC Central ( with instructions on how to create an account and request Army Fee Assistance for child care through the MCCYN program.


Children of retired Army Reserve Soldiers are not eligible for most Child, Youth, and School (CYS) Services programs but are eligible for Youth centers and Sports and Fitness programs.

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Document Review Date: 27 March 2024