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Our Services


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.

Exciting new changes coming soon!

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.

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Child & Youth Programs

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Operation Hero

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.

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Operation Camp

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.

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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

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Operation Kid Comfort

Operation Kid Comfort is a volunteer-driven program that provides custom photo quilts and pillowcases to military children of deployed active duty service members.

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Assistance & Support Programs

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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.

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Operation Ride Home

Operation Ride Home provides financial assistance to active duty junior-enlisted military and their families to travel home for the holidays.

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Baby Bundles

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

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.

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