Child & Youth Services (CYS)

Army Reserve: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet


The Army Child and Youth Services (CYS) provides affordable childcare programs for Army Families. Costs are typically based on Family income. Programs range from daycare facilities to sports and fitness programs.


Children of Army Reserve Soldiers on drill status are not eligible for Child, Youth and School (CYS) Services programs.

Additional Information

For more information, please visit the CYS Services webpage maintained by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, IMCOM G-9, Army Family and MWR:

In addition, CYS Services childcare programs on Army installations may be located via the MyArmyBenefits Resource Locator Library:

For active duty military, including mobilized or deployed Reserve and Guard personnel, living in an area where no childcare is offered or is unavailable at an installation due to high demand, use:

Document Review Date: 27 April 2022