Child & Youth Programs

The Child and Youth Program aboard MCAS Yuma offers a wide variety of programs for children and youth. All programs serving food participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) through the state of Arizona. The programs offered include the Child Development Center (Bldg 1085 - CDC Director - 269.2350. Children 6wks to 5yrs), Youth Center (Bldg 1050 - Youth Center Director - 269.5390. Before and after school childcare programs, children 5 to 12yrs). Camp activities include programming from the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Other programs include Family Child Care Home Based Child Care (Bldg 1071 - Family Child Care Director - (269.3233), and Resource Referral/Supplemental Programs & Services (Bldg 1071 - RRSPS Director - (269.3234/269.3251) dealing with registration and information about community child care options and after hour contracting for organizational events. 

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2019 Annual Unannounced Inspection Results

Military Family Types and DoD Priority - Supplanting Matrix ( is a Department of Defense website for military families seeking child care.  It enables families to update and manage profiles online to search for and request child care.  MCAS Yuma is one of the first installations, after the pilot program, to go live with  All requesting child care must do so through this site.

Childcare Aware of America

Child Care Resource and Referral agencies are typically part of a statewide network of agencies that help working parents find child care. You can find the agency that serves your area by visiting Child Care Aware of America at or by calling 800-424-2246. Child Care Aware of America manages several programs for the military and you may be eligible for fee assistance.



The MCAS Yuma Child and Youth Program, which includes two Child Development Centers, a Youth Center, and a Family Child Care Program, announces the sponsorship of the USDA Child and Adult Food Program. Meals will be made available to enrolled children at no seperate charge withour regard to race, color, national orgin, sex, age, or disability. Any person who believes that he/she has been discriminated against in any USDA related activity, should write immediately to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, Whitten Building 14th and Independance Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call (202) 720-5964 (voice and TDD).