Off-Post Community Based Child Care Programs

Army National Guard: Drilling

Benefit Fact Sheet


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.

Please Note: The Army Fee Assistance Program will be transitioning to a new contractor. The timeline for this transition has not yet been finalized. Families will be notified as soon as the transition plan is finalized.


Children of Army National Guard Soldiers on drill status are not eligible for Child, Youth, and School (CYS) Services programs. For child care eligibility see the Child Development Centers fact sheetSchool Age Services and Care fact sheet  and Child & Youth Services (CYS) fact sheet.

Additional Information
Document Review Date: 30 March 2020