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Brooklyn, New York

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Child Youth and School Services
137C Poly Place
Brooklyn, NY 11209-4307

Phone 718-630-4805 / 718-630-4812
Phone (DSN) 312-232-4805
Fax (DSN) 312-232-4874

Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Every third Sat of the Month: Super Sat 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sat and Sun - closed
Holidays - closed

Fort Hamilton Child Development Center programs encourage a positive, loving and nurturing atmosphere in a safe, clean environment which allows children to choose their activities in a variety of learning centers. The CDC currently has one Child Care center, with four Family Child Care providers.

Programs Offered

The CDC offers Full Day, Hourly, Part Day, and Pre-Kindergarten care, is fully DoD certified, and can provide for special needs children. Hourly care is available by reservation. The CDC does not provide for Drop-in care. Respite care is available on the installation.

Priority Care

Priority of service is in the following order: Military Single Parents/ Military Dual Parents/DoD Civilians/Contractors/Non-DoD Civilians.


Cost of care is based on a sliding scale, dependent upon the total family income. Maximum cost for Military E1-E4 is $196 per month. Maximum cost for DoD Civilians is $512 per month. 

Waiting List

The CDC does have a waiting list. Currently the wait for care is 1-6  months, depending upon military/DoD affiliation and family demographics. 

School Age Services (SAS)

The School-Age Program offers safe, developmentally-appropriate care before and after school, and all day during school breaks.

School Age Services is located on 125 Wainwright Drive and can be reached by calling 718-630-4518 or DSN 312-232-4518.

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