PRESCHOOL FOR ALL
YWCA Kankakee Child Care Center-1086 E Court St, Kankakee, IL 60901
Spanish Community Center-309 N Eastern Ave, Joliet, IL 60432
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Children enrolled must be three years of age on or before September 1st. A child, who turns five years of age on or before September 1st, may not be enrolled into the program as he/she is eligible to begin kindergarten. The screening process includes having your child screened with the Ages and Stages Questionnaires-3, Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional, and filling out a list of eligibility criteria. Some criteria listed on the list include the following:
*Family is considered to be homeless
*Family has required services of DCFS/DCFS involvement
*Language other than English in the home
* Mother was under the age of 18 at the time of child’s birth
*Child was enrolled in Early Head Start
*Single parent family
* One or both parents are deceased
* One or both parents are incarcerated or past history of incarceration
*Eligible for Child Care Assistance Program
These criteria are just a few examples that are looked for during the screening process to determine eligibility for the CCR&R Preschool for All programs.
The Child Care Resource & Referral Preschool for All Program is in session for 180 days, Monday through Friday. All children enrolled must attend Monday through Friday at the designated times .