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Financial Assistance:

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Phone hours

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Monday through Friday

(815) 741-4622 In Joliet
(800) 641-4622 Outside Joliet
Fax: 815-741-1170

Walk-in hours 

Monday through Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm 

Please see the Financial Assistance page for current State of Illinois Child Care Assistance guidelines. 

Payment Updates for Providers
Please call (217) 524-9041


Child Care Referrals
and Community Resource

Phone hours
8:30 am – 4:30 pm 

Monday through Friday

(815) 741-1179 In Joliet
(800) 552-5526 Outside Joliet

Events/Trainings Calendar
Click here to learn about more upcoming trainings and events

*All sessions require pre-registration.

Click here for more information and to register.

COVID-19 Update

We at CCR&R are committed to the health and well-being of all our families, providers, and CCR&R staff.  Please know that we are here to support you during this trying time.  For more information click on the links below.

Attention Providers: Please click below for updated May/June Attendance Exemption Forms

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"Together we are changing children's outcomes."

Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is Now Available

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We are here to assist you. Please ask us for more information.

Call CCAP at 815-741-4622 or email us at

CCR&R offers a free online child care referral service.

Click below to access.


CCR&R has partnered with Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems (RAILS) to ensure a complete and accurate count for the 2020 Census. 

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Contact Us

Child Care Resource & Referral
801 North Larkin Avenue Suite 202
Joliet, IL 60435
In Joliet:(815)741-1163 -or- TTY (815)741-1692