Children's Waiting Room

Child Care for Medical Appointments

Children’s Waiting Room enables junior enlisted service members and their families to make health and well-being a priority. This unique program provides child care services at the installation clinic, enabling parents to keep scheduled appointments without the stress of finding child care outside of the hospital.

Accessing this Program

  • Available to active duty and retired service members and their dependents with ID.
  • Provides up to two hours of supervision for children during medical appointments.
  • Care is provided for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years.
  • Reservations are highly recommended for morning hours, and required for afternoon hours. We recommend reservations be made as far in advance as possible.
  • Closed on hospital training days, weekends, and federal holidays.
  • Appointments can be made by calling (808) 433-2119.

Tripler Army Medical Center (TAMC)
1 Jarrett White Rd,
Honolulu, HI 96859
First Floor, E-Wing Corridor between
VA Regional Office and Tripler C Wing

Operating Hours:
Monday to Friday
Morning Hours: 7:30am-11:45am, walk-ins welcome when available
Afternoon Hours: 12:30pm-2:45pm, by appointment only

Cost for Up to 2 Hours of Care:

  • $10 for 1 or 2 children
  • $15 for 3 or more children

Walk-ins welcome in the morning. Afternoons by appointment only.
Reservations highly recommended. Appointments can be made by calling (808) 433-2119.


Your child(ren) must be registered for the Children’s Waiting Room prior to scheduling your first reservation.

A copy of your child’s immunization records are also required, along with proof of flu shot and TB test/clearance within the last 12 months. Required documents must be turned in at or before your first appointment with us,

You can get a head start by clicking the button below to download the registration form.


Download Registration Form