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Child, Youth and School Services

About CYS Services

Army Child, Youth & School programs exist to support military readiness by reducing the conflict between a Soldier's mission requirements and his or her parental responsibilities.


Contact CYS Services

Contact CYSS for information about local waiting lists, preference for care, or care of any type or for a specific age.


CYS Services Online Tutoring is a live, online tutoring and career help service available in English and Spanish 24 hours a day, no matter where you live.


CYS Stories

Do you have a story about how the Army Family Covenant or CYS Services has had a positive impact in your life? We would love to hear from you.


CYS System of Care

CYS Services provides programs tailored for children from 0-18. Whatever your child's needs, CYS Services helps you meet them.


Find CYS Services Near You

CYS services are available wherever your Family needs them - whether that's at an Army Garrison, outside the Garrison, in any of the 50 states, or in communities around the world.


Information for Parents

CYS is committed to improving Family readiness by making information available to parents.


Off-Post Community Based Programs

NACCRRA partners with the Army to provide high-quality, affordable child care through various programs.


Photo Gallery

Keep up with Child, Youth, and School Services through photos from our many events across the country and beyond.


Registering With CYS Services

Registering with CYS Services is now free! Learn about eligibility and the registration process.


School Support

Army CYS Services School Support initiatives provides a variety of programmatic strategies and resources that help "level the playing field" for transitioning military students.


Support for Guard and Reserve

Family Readiness is the level of preparedness Families and Soldiers have in preparation for that call to active duty.


Support for Units and Soldiers

CYS Services is committed to helping leaders build a partnership with Army Families that enhances their strength and resilience.


Video Gallery

Watch videos taken from Child, Youth, and School Services events around the country and the world!


Work for CYS Services

CYS Services has many positions available for DoD civilians, military spouses and others who are interested in assisting Military Families.

Fort Riley students go beyond the classroom to learn science of water
August 29, 2016

At first glance, the parking lot behind Seitz Elementary School looks like a normal, asphalt parking lot.
School Age Centers Summer Camp keeps youths engaged, learning during vacation
August 23, 2016

Wiesbaden youths enjoyed a heaping helping of science, fitness, history and the arts -- but most of all fun -- during this year's School Age Centers Summer Camp Program.
Patti Hunzeker: The educational sacrifice made by the military’s kids
July 18, 2016

THE CHILDREN of military service members are paying the price for the sacrifice of their parents.
USO show teaches military kids how change can be good
July 15, 2016

While moving is a constant for families who serve, leave it to the Sesame Street gang to sort things out for the little ones.



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Live, online tutoring and career help service available in English and Spanish 24 hours a day, no matter where you live. (*available for all military and their dependants)