DD Form 2606 or the Department of Defense Child Development Program Request for Care Record is a form used for applying for child care. The form is used for collecting applicant information for CDP (Child Development Programs) application and to participate in waiting lists for services provided by these programs.
The latest edition of the DD 2606 was released by the Department of Defense (DoD) in May 2014. The latest fillable version of the DD Form 2606 is available for digital filing and download below. Hard copies of the form can also be requested and completed at CDC centers, FCC or Youth Centers.
The information provided within the form may also be used by the Department for tracking, evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of the program. When completed, the DD 2606 Form is returned to the appropriate child development program representative.
Most programs provide full-time care for children of active duty service members, DoD civilian employees paid by NAF or APF and DoD Contractors and Reserve members on active duty or during active duty training. See Department of Defense Instruction 6060.02, Child Development Programs for additional information on eligibility and authorization to participate in DoD-operated Child Development Programs.