Child Care Aware® of America is proud to partner with the United States Military and Department of Defense to serve and support their families through the Child Care Fee Assistance Programs.

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What programs are available?

The following programs are currently offered through Child Care Aware® of America:

(Please note: clicking any of the links above will take you away from this Child Care Aware® website.)

Eligibility varies by program, so please click on the links above to learn more about programs, eligibility and how to apply.

Where can I get more information?

In addition to reviewing the information above, we encourage interested families to call before applying. To speak with a specialist about the military and DoD child care programs, please call 1(800) 424-2246, option 6. Child Care Aware® of America’s military and DoD programs are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 7:00 pm Eastern Time.

Please note: Military fee assistance information is not available through the online chat feature on this website. Please call the toll-free number listed above with questions about the military fee assistance programs.

The Child Care Aware® program assists all families with finding and choosing quality child care. We also offer help locating child care resources in communities across the country. For help finding eligible child care, to learn more about the military and DoD child care programs or for questions about selecting quality child care, please give us a call!