Our core programmatic focus is on the resiliency of military families. Military life presents unique challenges for the family unit and each individual member. That’s why we provide experiences to help navigate military life amidst transfers, deployments, increased child care needs and financial burdens. Programs are offered at no or low cost and require no membership fees.
We work closely with the Department of Defense and installation commands to identify opportunities and augment service areas to help young military families come together, stay together and thrive together.
A new-and-improved membership and program portal is on its way! Soon you'll be able to sign up for memberships, enroll in programs, and update account information, all online! In the meantime, you can visit our services directory to get in contact with a staff member who can guide you through accessing our services.Go to Services Directory
Before & After School Program
Armed Services YMCA offers affordable and accessible, quality care programs for school-age children designed to provide enrichment through STEAM activities, indoor/outdoor play, and homework assistance to foster future success.
Operation Little Learners
Operation Little Learners is an interactive early childhood education program for parents and their children to enhance bonds and encourage child development.
Children's Waiting Room
This unique, free program provides childcare services inside military hospitals and clinics, as well as in strategic service areas, thus enabling parents to keep scheduled appointments without the stress of finding childcare.
Operation Hero is a no-cost after-school program designed to help military kids who may be struggling with change get back on track at home and in school.
Operation Camp is a summer camp program that encourages healthy living and provides activities and social bonding opportunities for military children allowing them to learn skills, develop character, make friends.
Annual Art & Essay Contest
The annual Armed Services YMCA Art & Essay Contest gives military children a voice. It also serves as a reminder of the sacrifices military children, service members, and their families make for our country
Emergency Food Assistance
The Armed Services YMCA Fort Liberty offers grocery support for military families to combat food insecurity and help reduce financial stress, enabling them to focus on mission readiness.
Operation Ride Home
Operation Ride Home provides financial assistance to active duty junior-enlisted military and their families to travel home for the holidays.
Baby Bundles deliver essential care items to make the challenges of welcoming the newest member of the military family a bit easier and help offset the financial burden of acquiring basic supplies.
Operation Deploy Your Dress provides one free dress per calendar year to any military I.D. cardholder. Operates out of our Armed Services YMCA Fort Liberty office location. Hours of Operation Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.Get Directions
Get notified of program openings and application periods by completing the form below and letting us know which programs you want to be the first to know about.