Deployment Support Services

CYS offers discounted rates for familes of deployed soldiers.  Service provided for Respite Care Hours as spaces are available. Hourly Care reservations can be made up to 30 days in advance. Due to staff shortages, limited space may be available. To reserve respite care, please call the Respite Reservation phone line at +1(719)526-6610.

In order to receive these benefits:

  • Use an on-post CYS program/FCC Home for full-day or part-day care
  • Have a copy of the Soldier's orders OR a memo from the Commander confirming the eligibility criteria

Click here for Deployment Support Services Summary of Benefits information.

***Each Benefit listed below is per child per month.***

Deployed: Contingency Operations*

*An operation in a designated combat zone

180 days or longer:

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Childcare that can be used starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 90 days after deployment cycle ends.
  • Full-day and Part-day Childcare fee reduction of 20% starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 90 days after deployment cycle ends.

90 - 179 days:

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Childcare that can be used starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 30 days after deployment cycle ends.
  • Full-day and Part-day Childcare fee reduction of 20% starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 90 days after deployment cycle ends.

89 days or less:

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Childcare that can be used through deployment cycle.
  • Full-day and Part-day Childcare fee reduction of 20% starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 90 days after deployment cycle ends.

 

Deployed: Rotational Forces*

*To Pacific or Europe Regions

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Childcare that can be used starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 30 days after deployment cycle ends.

 

Deployed: Non-Contingency Operations*

*Humanitarian and civic assistance

180 days or longer:

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Childcare that can be used starting 30 days before, through deployment cycle and 30 days after deployment cycle ends.

90 - 179 days:

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Childcare that can be used during the deployment cycle.

Assigned to Warrior Transition Unit*

*While assigned to unit

  • 16 Hours of Free Respite Care
  • Free Childcare during Support Group Meetings
  • Free Childcare during Medical Appointments
  • Full-day and Part-day Childcare fee reduction of 20%

Survivor Outreach Services

  • Free childcare is provided during the Bereavement Period through the day after the Unit Memorial.

You may use respite care hours for Friday Parents Night and Saturday Care.  See the Special Events and Programs tab on the CYS home page

Frequently Requested Pages:

CYS Programs and Services
Youth Center
School Support Services
Deployment Support Services
Carson Home Page