Marine Corp Family Child Care programs and services are available at most installations for children up to age 12. Care may be provided in Child Development Centers, School Age Care Programs, and Family Child Care Homes.

Family Child Care (FCC) Providers:

  • Are certified and monitored by the Command
  • Are required to undergo background screenings
  • Undergo monthly unannounced inspections and annual comprehensive fire, safety and sanitation inspections
  • Must complete a comprehensive and extensive initial training, as well as on-going training
  • Participate in the USDA food program to ensure children receive nutritious, balanced meals and snacks while in care


Rates and hours of operation are determined by each individual Provider and may vary.

Resource & Referral (R&R) Registration Specialist

Resource and Referral (R&R) serves as the central enrollment registry to all eligible patrons seeking programs for children, youth and teens ages 6 weeks to 18 years. R&R assists parents and legal guardians by:

  • Providing information on available children, youth and teen programs/options on the installation and/or in the surrounding community
  • Monitoring CDC, SAC and FCC vacancies and waiting lists for on-base child care
  • Referring patrons to local community resources
  • Providing a list of available American Red Cross trained and certified baby sitters
  • And more!

Contact Information

Family Child Care (FCC) - Point of Contact

Bldg 501
684 Wake Blvd
MCRD Parris Island, SC 29905

Phone: 8432281668


Contact information for current FCC Providers can be found on or by calling the Resource & Referral - Registration Specialist.

Contact Information

Resource & Referral - Registration Specialist

Bldg 564
205 S. Drayton St
MCAS Beaufort, SC 29904

Phone: 8432287279


Hours of Operation
Monday 0800-1630
Tuesday 0800-1630
Wednesday 0800-1630
Thursday 0800-1630
Friday 0800-1630

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