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Become a Child Development Homes Provider

Become a Child Development Homes Provider with the full support of the Navy’s Child Development Homes (CDH) Program! Earn your income in your own home while providing a valuable service to support military personnel.

Being a Navy CDH Provider means you can work with small groups of children, conveniently in your own home, offering creative and educational activities. Providers receive Navy subsidies, based on the ages of the children, to help offset child care costs to parents. As a certified Navy CDH Provider, you’ll manage your own business while providing a much-needed service.

The Navy is with you every step of the way to getting your business started. Use the Lending Library to help get your business off the ground with materials, furniture and supplies. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Child and Adult Care Food Programs (CACFP) offers reimbursements to supplement your food budget. Plus, benefit from the FREE training and on-site support visits to keep you on track for delivering high-quality and educational programs for children in your care.

Another bonus, all of that certification and training travel with you to other military facilities, so you can continue to operate your business if you transfer.

Your Business, Your Benefits

  • Earn up to $4,100 per month in your home, caring for children!
  • Higher earnings if you obtain National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) Accreditation!
  • Earn an additional $8 per hour for extended care between 6pm-6am
  • Up to $4,000 each year of USDA reimbursement and training.
  • Portable career!

Interested In Becoming a Navy Child Development Homes Provider?

Navy Child & Youth Programs is looking for dedicated and flexible family childcare providers to care for all ages, 6 weeks 12 years, with a higher demand for infants and toddlers. Providers are open for a minimum of 10 hours a day, 5 days a week with the availability to provide drop-in care (when available). The CDH program is designed to ensure your business is successful and that our military children receive the best possible care.

Get Your Business Started Today!

Click to complete the Child Development Homes Provider Interest Form.

Once your information is received, you will be contacted by your local CDH Office.


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