CHILD AND YOUTH SERVICES (CYS)
CYS helps sustain mission readiness by providing childcare and development programs for children, youth, and teens that support health, fitness, youth development, school transitions and education. Check out CYS Website
If you are interested in CYS program care, please first go to Military Childcare website and create a profile if you do not have one already. Then search USAG-Italy- Darby Military Community and request care for your child.
CYS REGISTRATION AT PARENT CENTRAL
To initiate the CYS registration process, fill out the registration forms and ask for a copy of the Parent Handbook. Or, if you’re already in Italy, visit Parent Central Services at located in the Child Development Center (CDC) to get forms. To finish registration and submit forms, set up an appointment with PCS.
Contact the School Liaison Officer for more information.
CYS REGISTRATION MATERIALS
- ID card & PCS orders (or deployment orders)
- Your Soldier’s Social Security Number
- Parent/Guardian’s home and work contact info
- Military & personal email addresses
- Two local Emergency contacts (other than parents)
- Only contacts with Italian phone numbers and a DOD card holder.
- Immunization records
- Proof of income (all working household members)
- Childcare Fees form (5th grade & below)
- Teen form (6th-12th grade)
- Health Screening Tool/SNAP/MAPS (HST)
- Health Assessment/Sports Physical (HA)
NOTE: Don’t forget to renew CYS registration every year.
CYS CHILD & YOUTH CENTERS
- CDC (6 weeks-kindergarten)
- School Age Center (1st-5th grade)
- Youth Center (6th-12th grade)
TIP: Incoming American Army families get 16 hours of FREE care per child to use while in-processing. All other U.S. Branches please contact your command. Contact the SLO for more information.
CYS ACTIVITIES & CLASSES
- Sports & Fitness offers athletic programs
CYS Parent Participation Program
- Parents who volunteer with CYS can earn a reduction in childcare fees for scheduled programs (not hourly care).
**Contact the School Liaison Officer for any questions!
HOME, & ITALIAN SCHOOLS
Connect with your SLO for:
- Local resources
- Federal & local policies
- Darby homeschool group
- Participation in specific DoD School & CYS programs
- Curriculum resources
- Click here for more info!
This is another school option. Registration is dependent on the community you live in. For more information contact the School Liaison Officer.
- Asilo (infants & toddlers)
- Scuola Materna (preschool & kinder)
- Scuola Elementare (elementary)
- Scuola Media (middle school)
- Scuola Superiore (high school)
NOTE: Make sure you and your kids have a Codice Fiscale to register them in Italian schools, clubs, or activities.