Parent Central Services
5384 5th Street and Tennessee Ave
Fort Campbell, KY 42223

Phone 270-798-2962
Phone (DSN) 635-2962
Fax 270-798-2005
Fax (DSN) 312-635-2005

Mon, Tue, Wed, 8.00 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Walk-ins and Appointments
Fri 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. Appointments Only
Sat - closed
Sun - closed
Federal Holidays - closed

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Child Care

Child Development Centers (CDC)


All active duty, retirees, civilian and contractors' family members are authorized to use the various CYSS programs.

Programs offered at Fort Campbell:

  • Full-Day
  • Part-Day Preschool
  • Strong Beginnings Pre-Kindergarten Program
  • Hourly Care
  • Kids on Site (KOS)
  • Before and After school care
  • Instructional Programs –Group and Individual Classes
  • Youth Sports
  • Youth and Teen
  • School Support
  • Support for Parents

Please contact Parent Central Services for more detailed information at 270-798-0674.


Childcare fees are based on total family income. Documentation will need to be provided for all wage earners in the household. There are no fees for registration.

Registration Criteria

On line pre-registration is encouraged and can be found at on the CYSS website. To complete the registration process, the following information will need to be provided in addition to the financial documentation: current shot records, birth certificate or proof of DEERS enrollment. Please provide two (2) Emergency contacts with phone numbers and a child release designee along with completed registration forms. In office appointments and walk-in services are available Monday – Thursday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and by Appointment only Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. To make an appointment or for more information, contact the Parent Central Services at 270-798-0674 or 270-412-0173.

Respite Care

Child and Youth Services provides deployment support up 16 hours of respite care a month at no cost to the families. One Saturday a month with 16 hours of free respite per month for deployed Soldiers. Respite Care is also available for children with special needs. Please contact the Exceptional Family Member Program at 270-798-2727.

Kid on Site (KOS)

KOS is an on-site child care program that provides child care in an area or facility near to the event or meeting being attended by the parents.

Child care is avalible for pre-deployment and reintergration briefs at no cost to the unit or parents.

Family Readiness Groups are eligible for a three hour session with KOS once a month at no cost to the unit or the parents.

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