Have you recently PCS'd to Fairchild or returned home from a deployment? If so, then you qualify for FREE CHILD CARE through the Family Child Care program.
The Child Care for PCS Moves program is there to help relieve some of the stress felt by Air Force families in the process of moving. Air Force Aid Society will pay for up to 20 hours of child care (per child) ONLY in licensed FCC homes on base or AF affiliated homes off base. Certificates are valid for 60 days and are available at the Airman and Family Readiness Center. For more information, please contact the Family Child Care office at 247-5336.
The Returning Home Care program (RHC)RHC provides up to 16 hours of FREE care per child, ages 12 and under, and can be used for up to six months after returning home. This care is available for active duty members assigned to Fairchild AFB, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve returning home after deployments of a minimum of 30 calendar days, or personnel who routinely deploy on a short term basis (cumulative of 30 days in a six month period). RHC is also available for those returning for a two week R&R leave. Contact Family Child Care at 247-5336.
Extended Duty Care (EDC)
FREE child care that is accessible to military members as they perform their mission during contingency or high tempo operations. The program is designed to help families who have to temporarily work longer hours, evenings, overnight, weekends or are experiencing a temporary shift change. Contact Family Child Care at 247-5336.
Child Care for Volunteers
The purpose of this program is to enhance and expand participation of the Air Force families in the volunteer program. The AFAS provides funding to pay child care expenses in licensed FCC homes on base or AF affiliated homes off base. Updated monthly FCC referral lists are located at the FCC office and at Airman and Family Readiness Center (AFRC). For further information call the FCC office at 247-5336.