Thank you for choosing Fort Belvoir Child and Youth
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LETTER OF EXPLANATION FOR REQUEST FOR CARE RECORD Thank you for choosing Fort Belvoir Child and Youth Services (CYS) for your child care needs. Child care services provided by CYS include: Full-time, part-time, and hourly care for children 6 weeks to 6 years old in center based and/or home based programs. (Full time care is defined as more than 25 hours per week; part-time is defined as less than 25 hours per week scheduled on a regular basis; hourly is defined as less than 25 hours per week on an intermittent basis.) Before and after school care and care during school holidays including summers for School Age Children in both center based and home based programs. After school care and care during school vacations including summers for Middle School Age Youth and Teens at the Youth Center. An eligibility chart is provided to help you determine if your child is eligible to use our programs. The Priority Policy is also included for your information. To be placed on the CYS waiting list for care, please complete the attached Request for Care Record, submitting one for each child needing care to the Resource and Referral (R & R) Office at Building 950, 9500 Barlow Road, or fax to (703) 805-9113 DSN: 655-9113. No fee is required to be placed on the waiting list. The following information is provided to help you complete the application: 1. If this is for an unborn child, complete all items that are applicable, furnishing expected due date for birth date. An unborn is placed on the projected demand waiting list based on the due date plus six weeks or other date provided by the sponsor. The following check list will help you determine what documentation you must present to the R & R Office along with the completed Request for Care Record. For more information, please contact the R & R Office at (703) 805-5057. _____ Birth Certificate for child _____ Documentation required to prove sponsor eligibility/priority, i.e., _____ Military ID Card; DoD ID Card; or proof of DoD Contractor working on Fort Belvoir _____ Copy of official orders showing work assignment on Fort Belvoir _____ Documentation/LES showing full time working status of spouse _____ Documentation showing full time student status of spouse _____ Power of Attorney if necessary for spouse to sign for sponsor _____ If child has any special needs, please be sure to indicate the need on the Special Needs Check List. All children with special needs must be screened by the Special Needs Resource Team prior to enrollment. The Resource and Referral Office will provide you with the screening form and information to receive the screening. To remain active on the waiting list, parents must call the Resource and Referral Office at (703) 805-9116 every three months to update information on the Request for Care Record. Estimates of waiting time for care are unavailable due to the many unpredictable circumstances beyond the control of CYS. The sponsor will be offered the first available care option (home based or center based).