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Families Searching for Childcare

Lejeune-New River's Children, Youth and Teen Program (CYTP) offers safe, high quality childcare for infants and children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. The Department of Defense subsidizes the cost of care, and family fees are based on total household income for full-time childcare. The fee for hourly childcare is $6 per hour, per child, with a 2 hour minimum.


Programs Offered

Full-time Childcare

- Children 6 weeks up to 5 years old can enroll at all the Childcare development Centers (CDCs).

- Children in Kindergarten - 12 years of age may enroll in the Before & After Shcool program at Stone Street Youth Pavilion and Tarawa Terrace Youth Pavilion.

Half-day Preschool & Toddler Playgroup

More information coming soon.

Before/After School and Out of School Time Care

School Age Care


Stone Street Youth Pavilion

Bldg 842, Lejeune | 910.450.8674


Tarawa Terrace Youth Pavilion

Bldg TT-19, Lejeune | 910.450.1422


School-Age Care (SAC)

School-Age Care (SAC) is for children ages five to twelve (grades K-6). Children can be dropped off at one of three locations: Stone Street Youth Pavilion – Camp Lejeune, Tarawa Terrace Youth Pavilion, or New River CDC. Buses are available to transport children to and from DoDEA schools on Camp Lejeune and New River Air Station. The following options are available:

  • Before School Care
  • After School Care
  • Before and After School Care
  • Hourly Care at $6 per hour for occasional use (2 hour minimum for up to 2 days per week); Reservations available up to 30 days in advance*
  • Hourly Care at $6 per hour for DoDEA school breaks and teacher workdays*
  • Full-day Care for Summer Camp, DoDEA Winter Break and DoDEA Spring Break

* Hourly Care fees are payable on the day of service.

Hourly Childcare

Hourly Care is available all Child Development Centers (CDCs) on base. There are NO restrictions on the number of days a patron may use hourly care. You can make reservations up to 30 days in advance. For more information, please call 910.450.0553 or 0554/0555. To view all the CDCs available, please click here.

Family Childcare

Live on base? 
Are you interested in?

  • Operating your own business
  • Setting your own hours of operation
  • Receiving FREE Training
  • Remaining home with your own children
  • Becoming part of a growing profession
  • Increasing your knowledge and skills in the field of child development
  • Setting your own wage rates
  • Starting a profession that may transfer to another duty station

Then become a Family Childcare Provider!

Applicants must attend an orientation class to learn more about becoming an FCC provider. Background screenings on the applicant and their sponsor must be conducted. Providers are certified through the Family Care Program of the Marine & Family Programs Division, Marine Corps Community Services, Camp Lejeune. This orientation is training for adults only, please make your own arrangements for childcare.

All orientation classes are from 0900-1200 in the Family Care Administrative Offices, Midway Park, Bldg LCH-4012B. Click here for map. Call 910.449.9882 or 910.449.9587 for more information.


Priority Placement Information for Full-time Care

Prority I

Single or dual active duty military service members, single or dual DoD civilians, wounded warriors, and surviving spouses of military members who died from a combat related incident. With the exception of combat related wounded warriors, ALL eligible parents or caregivers residing with the child are employed outside the home.

Priority II

Active duty military service members, DoD civilians, wounded warriors, and surviving spouses of military members who died from a combat related incident with a spouse or same-sex domestic partner (applicable for DoD civilians) who is actively seeking employment outside the home. Status of seeking employment will be verified every 90 days.

Priority III

Active duty military service members, DoD civilians, wounded warriors, and surviving spouses of military members who died from a combat related incident with a spouse or same-sex domestic partner (applicable for DoD civilians) who is enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution. Status of enrollment will be verified every 90 days.

Space Available

Active duty military service members with non-working spouses, DoD civilians with non-working spouses or same-sex domestic partners, eligible employees of DoD contractors, federal employees from non-DoD agencies, and military retirees.


Register for Childcare

Three Resource & Referral Office locations to serve you:


Tarawa Terrace II Child Development Center

Bldg TT 113, Lejeune | 910.450.0553 | 910.450.0554 | 910.450.0555

Fax: 910.450.0556


 Mon - Fri 0800-1630
 Sat & Sun Closed
 Closed Federal Holidays



Courthouse Bay Child Development Center

Bldg BB353, Lejeune | 910.450.0553 | 910.450.0554 | 910.450.0555
Fax: 910.450.0556

Call for an appointment.


 Mon - Fri By Appointment Only
 Sat & Sun Closed
 Closed Federal Holidays



MCAS New River

Bldg TT 113, New River | 910.449.5633


 Mon - Fri 0800-1630
 Sat & Sun Closed
 Closed Federal Holidays


Enrolling your child in a CDC or Childcare Program

Resource and Referral Info


For fastest service, please complete and print the forms below prior to coming to the Resource and Referral office.


CYTP Required Forms


For children with special medical or other needs, the following
forms may also be required:


What to Bring
  • Child’s Immunization Record
  • LES/ Recent Pay Stub for employment
    (not necessary to register for hourly care)
  • Single Military must provide form 10922 (page 2 in SRB)


Need additional information?† We are here to help!†

Contact Resource and Referral at 910.450.0553/0554/0555 or at 910.440.6226.†

Well Baby Clinic

Well Baby Clinic


Navy Marine Corps Relief Society accepts donations of gently used clothing, sizes infant to school age, for use in our Well-Baby Clinic. Your donations go directly to Navy and Marine Corps families in need and are deeply appreciated. Please bring your donations directly to the Well Baby Clinic.

If you are unable to do so, please call our office at 910-451-5346. Thank you in advance for your generosity!


Click here to view the dates for the Well Baby and Budget for Baby Workshops.

Information for Families Enrolled with CYTP

Click here for the Monthly Menu


Childcare Fee Payment Options
- Auto Debit
- Pay by Phone using a debit or credit card; receipt available upon pick-up
- Pay in Person with cash, check, credit, debit or star card





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