Child Development Centers (CDC)

CDC Locations and Hours of Operations

CDC 175

Monday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

CDC 175

Buffington Road
Bldg. 175
Google Map

Tel:
+1 (973)724-4337

Military DSN Tel:
(312)724-4337

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CDC 3153

Monday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

CDC 3153

Schrader Road
Schrader Rd Bldg. 3153
Google Map

Tel:
+1 (973)724-9055

Military DSN Tel:
(312)724-9055

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CDC 3228

Monday 7 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

CDC 3228

Blacksmith Road
Bldg. 3228
Google Map

Tel:
+1 (973)724-8490

Military DSN Tel:
(312)724-8490

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CDC 3156

Monday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Thursday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday 7 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

CDC 3156

Schrader Road
Bldg. 3156
Google Map

Tel:
+1 (973)724-5555

Military DSN Tel:
(312)724-5555

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Ages 6 weeks to Kindergarten*

Program Description
Full Day 5 to 12 hours per day - services offered to children ages 6 weeks - 5 years old
Part Day Preschool 3 hour/day program with choice of 5 days, 3 days or 2 days per week
Hourly Care Centers offer reserved care on an hourly basis when avaliable
Pre-Kindergarten/Strong Beginnings Strong Beginnings is a 3 hour/day program 5 days/week that provides school readiness skills for children turning 4 years by 1 September

*In some communities, Kindergarten children may be located in the School Age Center

Services Offered by CDC
CDC Services Offered
Bldg 175 Full Day Care Infant & Toddler, Hourly Care for Military
Bldg 3228 Full Day Preschool, Hourly Care for Military
Bldg 3153 Full Day Infant & Toddler, Hourly Care for Military
Bldg 3156 Full Day Pre-Kindergarten/Strong Beginnings
Hourly Care

Reservations in Advance

Reservations can be made 14 days in advance with a minimum of 10 hours of notice.  CYS Registration is required for hourly care.  Same day reservations are handled on a case by case basis. Please call the CDC facility you wish to make a reservation with.

General Information

  • Payments are based on start and end of reservation
  • Minimum stay is two hours during a meal time
  • Fee is $4 per hour
  • Meals and snacks are provided and USDA approved
  • Medications are not administered at any time

Medications

  • The only medication that can be administered in hourly care is rescue medication
  • All rescue medications must be prescribed and come in original container labeled with child and physician name and date of prescription.  If rescue medication are not provided the child will be denied of care.
  • All children with rescue medication must have a MIAT or MAPS accompany them.

Cancellations, No Show, Late Policies

  • No show fee are $3 per child
  • Fees must be paid at the end of hourly care visit
  • Late pick up fees will be applied at $1 per minute after the facility closes. 
Full Day Care

Services are offered 5 to 12 hours per day for children ages 6 weeks to Kindergarten

  • Professionally trained staff
  • Easy access
  • Large playgrounds
  • Developmentally appropriate activities
  • Rooms equipped with state of the art early childhood equipment
  • Daily USDA approved breakfast, lunch, and snacks
Strong Beginnings & Pre-Kindergarten

The Army's Strong Beginnings & Pre-Kindergarten program is designed to prepare children to be successful to enter school.  Curriculum focuses on the social, emotional and physical development of children; equips them with basic academic and kindergarten classroom etiquette which provides skills to enhance school readiness.  

  • CYS membership required
  • Cost based on Total Family Income IAW DoD Fee Policy for the Part Day Strong Beginnings Program
  • No extra charge for Full Day parents in the Strong Beginnings programs