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Child Development Center (CDC)
4119 Children’s Lane
Pensacola, FL 32511

Phone 850-293-5843 / 850-458-6588
Fax 850-458-5909

Mon - Fri 5:45 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sat, Sun, & holidays - closed

 

Child Care Services

Child Development Programs for military personnel stationed at NAS Pensacola is available at NAS Pensacola, Corry Station and Whiting Field.

NAS Pensacola and Corry Station Child Development Centers provides developmental care to children 6 weeks to 5 years of age on a full time basis.  The Monday, Wednesday, Friday (MWF) and Tuesday/Thursday (T/TH) Part Day Pre-School for 3 and 4 year olds operates from 8:30am to 1:30pm during the public school calendar.  Drop-in servies for registered children are available by reservation

Eligibility

All active duty, activated reserves, DoD and Pensacola area military installation contract employees are eligible for child care. Fleet and Family Support Center referrals, active duty, and activated reserves have priority placement. Children must have all required vaccinations, shot records must be presented on first day of placement/registration at the child care center.

Waiting List

There is an extensive waiting list for infants (3-6 month wait) and pre-school children (3-6 month wait).

Respite Care

Respite care is provided for children of personnel who are referred by the Fleet and Family Support Center Family Advocacy Program.

Fees For Military Chid Care

Fees for military child development centers, subsidized child development homes, and school-age Care Programs are based on total family income (TFI). Parents need to bring an LES/paystub. Fees, by scheduled category are: 

  • Category I - $56/week
  • Category II - $70/week
  • Category III - $83/week
  • Category IV - $99/week
  • Category V  - $109/week
  • Category VI - $122/week
  • Category VII - $131/week

For more information you can call the Child Development Care Office at 850-452-6568/6806, or visit their web site.

NAS Pensacola Child Development Center (CDC)

NASP Child Development Center is located in Building 3634, Moffet Road. This award-winning, 266 children capacity center offers child care for children 6 weeks to 5 years of age. This developmentally appropriate program is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Breakfast, lunch and snack are served daily according to USDA guidelines. The Pensacola CDC can be reached at 850-452-2211 / 3029.

Hours of Operation -- The center is open Monday through Friday, 6:00 am - 6:00 pm.

Programs Offered -- Programs available include:

  • full time weekly care
  • drop in/hourly care
  • Preschool Program -The Preschool Program will follow the public school schedule.The four year old class is Mon-Fri from 8:00 am -1:00pm. The child must be four by September 1.

School Age Care (SAC) -- School age care is provided at the Pensacola youth center and transportation is provided by the Youth Center to and from many area schools. Program includes daily afternoon snack. Early release days from school accommodated. On school holidays that do not coincide with federal holidays, the Youth Center will be open for full day care.

Corry Child Development Center (CDC)

The Corry CDC is located in building 4119 and is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). The program provides exemplary developmental care to young children 6 weeks to 5 years of age on a full time basis. The Corry CDC can be reached at 850-453-6310/6286.

Hours of Operation -- The center is open Monday - Friday, 5:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m..

Programs Offered -- In addition to full time care, there is a Preschool program and drop in services available. The Monday/Wednesday/Friday and Tuesday/Thursday Part Day Preschool for 3 and 4 year olds operates from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm during the public school calendar. Drop-in services for registered children are available by reservation.

School Age Care (SAC) --The Corry School-Age Care (SAC) program was the first Navy SAC to be accredited by the National School-Age Care Alliance (NSACA). This program provides care for children 5 to 10 years of age, including before and after school, half-day, school break weeks and summer care. New members contact Building 503, Corry Station, at 850-452-6806.

Child Development Homes (CDH)

The CDH home care program offers a safe, family atmosphere with developmentally appropriate activities for infants, toddlers and school-aged children 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Providers offer full-time, part-time, drop-in and extended hourly care. Providers are entitled to develop a fee scale. Children under 24 months are eligible for subsidy and follow the Child Development Center fee scale.

The CDH program places priority on operating standards, staff training, personal qualifications and background screening. Homes are inspected quarterly by Preventive Medicine, Fire/Safety Inspector and monthly by CDH Director or monitor. Providers are approved by the Quality Review Board and certified by the NASP Commanding Officer. Off base homes are also licensed by the State. A reference list of on and off base certified providers is available at the Child & Youth Programs Office.  For more information contact 850-453-6310.

Child Development Home (CDH) Subsidy Program

For authorized children ages 6 weeks to 24 months.

Eligibility

Full time care for children of active duty personnel assigned to a Navy installation.  Spouse must be employed or a full-time student.

Fees

Parents pay a weekly fee according to the same sliding scale fee used at the Child Development Center.  Fee is based on total family income (TFI).

Referrals

Contact the Resource & Referral Office at 850-452-6568, for a listing of CDH providers in location of your choice.

School Liaison Officer (SLO)

SLO serves as the central Point of Contact (POC) between NAS Pensacola and local school systems; specializing in serving military connected students and parents.  A wide range of services are offered to meet the unique challenges of children whose parents are in the military.  For assistance or additional information please contact the SLO at 850-452-6588.