Child Care, Youth, & Special Needs Resources

Childcare Subsidies — Reduced rates or subsidies available for those that qualify. Call 1-800-793-0324 

Sitter City — Visit to activate your DOD- funded membership to help find babysitters, pet-sitters, tutors, and more.

Military Child Care — supports eligible families in requesting full day and part day care in DoD Child Development Programs, including DoD Child Development Centers, School Age Care Programs, and Family Child Care/Child Development Homes. Visit for more information.

Child Development Center (CDC) Drop in Care — For more information regarding drop in child care contact your local CDC. For locations visit:

Healthy Start Military Family Resource Center — Provides a variety of programs including: Dads on Duty, Playgroups, Home visitation, and more. Call 858-496-0044 

YMCA Childcare Resources — Call 1-800-481-2151 

Children’s Home Society — Call 619-293-3411 or visit for referrals and programs for children ages 0-13 years.

Access for Infants and Mothers — Information for women separating from the military on low-cost healthcare coverage call 800-433-2611

Navy Child and Youth Programs (CYP) — CYP operates eight housing area community centers and offers a wide variety of programs for children ages 3-17. For more information\

Military Youth Center — Call 858-577-4136 for information on the drop-in care services by reservation.

San Diego Regional Center (SDRC) — SDRC Provides resources, services and case management for children and adults with developmental disabilities. For eligibility questions and more information call 858-576-2996 or visit

Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) — EFMP is  mandatory program and requirement of all dependents (adults and children) that reside with their active duty sponsor and have special medical, educational, developmental, and /or emotional needs or concerns. The EFMP empowers families with resource referrals, education programs, and consultation. Additionally, they coordinate with military programs, medical facilities, and community agencies to create a network of support for each EFMP family. For more information call 619-556-6899