Contact Fort Family


Toll-Free: (866) 345-8248

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Toll-Free: (800) 273-TALK (8255)

Safe Helpline - Sexual Assault Support for the DoD Community

Toll-Free: (877) 995-5247

Child, Youth, & School Services Mission Statement

 "To support readiness and quality of life by reducing the conflict between military mission requirements and parental responsibilities."

Child Care Solutions

Child Care

Community -Based - "where you live"

  • Assisting Families find quality child care
  • Identifying resources to reduce out of pocket child care expenses

Unit & Command Support


  • Augmenting the agenda of unit and command events to educate Soldiers and Family members about military and community child and youth programs
  • Coordinating child care and youth supervision options for Unit Family Events
  • Providing ideas for age appropriate activities for children and youth
  • Disseminating information on child and youth development
  • Supporting Yellow Ribbon Activities

Community-Based Partnerships

PartnershipsBuilding relationships with community organizations to increase the support of Army Reserve children and Families where and when needed through:

  • Operation: Military Kids
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • 4-H
  • YMCA
  • Veterans' Organizations
  • Schools
  • Public and Private Education Organizations 

Youth Development Opportunities


Programs and experiences that develop life skills and promote youth leadership at home, in school, and in the community through:

  • Enrichment Camps
  • Summer Break Camps
  • Weekend Camps
  • Leadership Summits
  • Teen Panel 

School Support Services


Working with educators to increase their understanding of the military lifestyle, deployment cycle, and school transition issues and their potential impact on the social, emotional, and academic well-being of Army Reserve children and youth.

  • Providing training and resources to educators
  • Advocating for children and parents on school and education related issues with local schools
  • Promoting academic success by sharing information with parents and youth about educational programs and school policies and proceedures 

CYSS Event Registration


Click Here for more details about specific CYSS programs and their scheduled events.

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