Family Child Care

Base housing residents can start a rewarding career that will allow them to earn an income and shape the future of the next generation as licensed Hurlburt Field family child care providers. Family Child Care is an alternative to the Child Development Center for families that need full-time care, evening care, weekend care, care for children with special needs, infants, and school-age children, and care during swing and midnight shifts. Individuals must be licensed by the Mission Support Group Commander when providing care in their base housing unit for more than 10 hours a week or on a regular basis.

FCC Programs

New expanded child care programs available for Wounded Warrior, Fallen Warriors, Medical Emergency or PCS for Army, Navy or Marines assigned to an Air Force installation. This program is no cost to parents. For more details, call the FCC office at 884-4300.

Extended Childcare is also available to military memebers during an exercise. This is free child care with a licensed FCC home for schedules that extend beyond normally schedued work hours (including weekends). The child must be enrolled in regular chid care in another program and the supervisor must sign form veryfying the temporary work scheudle and need for care. Transportation from a base program (CDC and YC) to the FCC home is available. You may only schedule for this extended care if you have a confirmed exercise schedule; stand by hours are not eligible. Extended Duty Child Care Form

EDC is provided for military or DoD civilian members who need care beyond the member's regular 50-hour per week child care arrangements and have to work late, work on the weekends, are experiencing a shift change or are called in to support a deployment. The Extended Duty Child Care is available for on-base mission related duty, rapid mobilization, extended duty days, temporary shift changes or deployment care (pre, during and post). For more details, call 850-884-4300.

16 Hours FREE child care per child Pre-Deployment
16 Hours FREE child care per child during Deployment
16 Hours FREE child care per child Post Deployment
This program is no cost to parents. For more details, call the FCC office at 850-884-4300.

Families may use 20 hours of family child care within 60 days before the family's departure from a base, and 60 days after arriving at the new base paid for by the AF Aid Society through the Child Care for PCS program. This program is open to all ranks. Contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center at 850-884-6830 for more information.

The Air Force Aid Society provides funding for the child care in FCC homes for volunteers who are engaged in supporting programs that benefit the Air Force community. This is a FREE program. Contact the Airman and Family Readiness Center for more information at 850-884-5441 or 850-884-5442.

USDA Civil Rights Compliance

In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.