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Battle Annex Child Development Center

Fort Lee CYS Reopening Update

(Last updated: June 10, 2020)

Effective June 15, Fort Lee CYS will resume childcare services for approved COVID-19 Mission Essential patrons.

Care will provided at Yorktown CDC and the School Age Center, depending on your child's age. Parent Central Services will also resume services, in person by appointment only or via phone and email.

Fort Lee CYS Mission Essential patrons will be identified at the Command level and by CYS. If you have been deemed Mission Essential for Phase 1, Fort Lee CYS will contact you directly.

As the HPCON level decrease, childcare services will expand during the subsequent phases. The dates are to be determined.

For any questions, please contact us at CYS at or call +1 (804) 943-5700 or +1 (804)765-3852.


CYS Fees: Fees will be applied only for approved Mission Essential care patrons starting June 15, 2020. Mission Essential patrons attending the School Age Center will be charged the weekly Summer Camp fee.

Drop-off and Pick-up: Drop-off and pick-up will be curbside. All children 3 years and older, attending care will be required to wear a mask. CYS will enhance screening, to include temperature scanning as part of the drop-off procedures.

All patrons entering the building must wear a mask.



The Battle Annex Child Development Center (CDC) is accredited through the National Association for the Education of the Young Child (NAEYC) and certified to operate by the Department of Defense. The following programs are offered:

Part-day Preschool (children 3 - 5 years old):
Monday through Friday from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.;  (2 day, 3 day and 5 day programs are available)

Part-day Strong Beginnings Pre-K (4 - 5 years old):
8:30 to 11:30 a.m., 5-day program Hourly Care (6 weeks - 5 years old):
Monday through Friday from 8 to 5 p.m.


Family members of active duty military personnel, active duty reservists and/or active duty of National Guard, Department of Defense (DoD) Civilian and DoD contractors. Children must be registered with Parent Central Services (PCS), building 10624, Yorktown Drive. Call commercial +1 (804)765-3852 or DSN 539-3852 for more information.


Fees are based on Total Family Income (TFI) to include BAS and BAH (BAH equivalent if living on post). Patrons must provide Leave and Earnings Statements (LES) for both working parents (if applicable).

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