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Expanded Hourly Child Care Options

Benefit overview

The Defense Department offers military parents a variety of child care services so each family can find a solution that fits their needs. With free access to a national database of more than a million caregivers, military families residing in the U.S. can find hourly, flexible and on-demand child care to help with the challenges of parenting.

How this benefit helps

This nationally recognized subscription service lets you conduct customized searches to find the kind of care you need. It is easy to access and allows you to search for care based on your own needs and criteria. Whether it’s care in your home or flexible hours, you can tailor your search accordingly.

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Find potential care providers.

With over a million caregivers to choose from, you have an array of options for quality care.

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Check references.

Being able to check references of potential caregivers can give you more peace of mind.

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Review background checks.

Rest easy knowing caregivers are vetted by comprehensive state checks.

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Interview caregivers through the service.

The virtual interviewing solution allows you to choose, hire and pay providers on your terms.

How to access this benefit

Use your Military OneSource account to set up your free access to the child care service. Log in to your existing account or create an account using the button below to get a unique subscription code and establish your child care service account.

Log in to Access

Follow these steps to set up your account for the expanded hourly child care service:

Request on-installation child care helps military families find military-operated child care worldwide.

  1. Log in to your Military OneSource account. Don’t have an account? Create a free account now, then return to this page.
  2. After you’ve logged in successfully, you’ll be taken to our Member Connect page where you’ll see a unique member code and link. Copy the member code.
  3. Click on that link to go to the child care service page where you will input your member code and register to set up your account.
  4. In the future, return directly to the child care service homepage to access care and search for providers.

Questions? Contact Military OneSource

Explore resources to help you find affordable, quality care

Military OneSource can help you find affordable, quality and licensed child care that meets your family’s needs.

Have a question about child care offerings or need help getting started? Military OneSource consultants are specially trained to help service members and their families set up accounts and start researching child care options. Reach out 24/7 to schedule a consultation.

A few of the ways we can help:

  • Navigate military child care options
  • Help determine the best licensed child care option for you
  • Connect you to resources and support
  • Provide helpful parenting tips

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