For Child Care Providers

Notification of Closure of GSA’s Administration of Child Care Subsidy Programs

The General Services Administration has transferred responsibility for administration of child care subsidy programs. Please see the new contact information below for each program. 


Army Fee Assistance Program (AFA) 

The GSA has transitioned administration of the Army Fee Assistance (AFA) Program to Child Care Aware® of America (CCAoA). If you wish to enroll your family in the program, check available providers, or enroll as a provider, please visit the CCAoA website. You may also contact CCAoA by email at or call them at 1-800-424-2246.


Programs of the U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. National Park Service, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and U.S. General Services Administration 

Effective October 1, 2016, responsibility for these programs was transferred to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Enrolled child care providers and those wishing to enroll may visit USDA’s main page for the Child Care Subsidy Program Administration. Until informed by USDA of a change, you may continue to use the same phone number to contact USDA: (866) 508-0371 and fax (816) 823-5410. For family assistance press 1 (providers press 2) and then 2 for the U.S. Coast Guard and 3 for the U.S. GSA, U.S. NPS or U.S. C&BP. You may also continue to submit invoices to USDA in the GSA format until notified by USDA of a change. 


Additional USDA contact information is as follows: 

Last Reviewed 2016-10-11