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Child Development Homes

Only certified homes are sanctioned by the Commanding Officer to provide child care. CDH care is provided by a military family member in base housing. CDH providers attend 30 hours of training and have their homes inspected for safety, sanitation, and quality programming. A Child Development Home offers home-like environment. Developmental programming includes The Creative Curriculum for Family Child Care, which is based on individual child observations, allowing for flexibility to meet the developmental needs of each child.

Children placed in CDH full time care through the CEWL are eligible to receive discounted child care rates based on their household income. Because there are limited overhead costs, we are able to pass the savings onto parents by offering CDH subsidized rates at 20% below the rates at the CDC and SAC programs.

In addition to regular fulltime care, CDH providers can often meet the special needs of later hours, part time, hourly, weekend or last minute care. For these types of care, parents may obtain a child care referral directly from the CDH Office located on the third floor of the Community Readiness Center.

The Child Development Home Program is seeking self-motivated and fun-loving individuals to operate a unique child care program in their own government quarters located in Ikego and Yokosuka. The CDH program provides free training, access to lending library for toys and equipment, child care referrals, monetary incentives, and program support. Download the application here. For more information, please visit us in Room# 305 of the Community Readiness Center or give us a call!

In additional to regular daytime child care, the CDH program offers Extended Hours Care which includes the hours that the CDC and SAC programs are closed. This includes weekends, holidays and Monday-Friday 1800-0600. This service is available for shift work and duty nights/weekends. For more information, please call us at 243-4079.

WORK for MWR - CYP Needs You!
Are you interested in providing high quality, educational and recreational programs for children and youth? Become part of our staff and foster a sense of independence, trust, and responsibility within each child through understanding and respectful interactions. Earn college credit while working in a fun and dynamic environment. CYP is an opportunity to serve military families, while working with a professional and rewarding organization. For more information, please call 243-5446.