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Child Care services in federal buildings

Federal workers and citizens can receive safe, high-quality child care services from independently operated child care centers in GSA-managed spaces across the country. We are the leading federal agency overseeing child care facilities for federal employees authorized by 40 U.S.C. 590.

Find a GSA Child Care center

View our list of GSA Child Care centers.

While federal employees receive first priority, GSA Child Care centers are also open to the community. Parents pay fees to cover tuition for care in the centers. Tuition rates vary according to geographic location, services offered, hours of care, size of the center, and other criteria.

Financial assistance

There are two types of financial assistance: employer-sponsored and board programs. Find how you can receive financial assistance for child care tuition.


GSA oversees child care facilities for federal employees and provides resources for:

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Last Reviewed: 2022-05-04