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Training for providers is available both in person, at our offices at 801 North Larkin Avenue in Joliet, and through a self study online portal. Following is additional information.


CCAP Providers Must Complete Health, Safety and Child Development Training by March 31, 2018

In Illinois, ALL current licensed and license-exempt centers participating in CCAP will have minimum training requirements. In order for a current center to continue receiving CCAP payments, these trainings must be completed by March 31, 2018. After this, annual training requirements will go into effect.

For additional information select the appropriate description.

Click here for January-July 2018 Training Calendar


Please select the month to download complete course information for trainings.


Please contact Tamara at (815) 741-1163, ext. 226 for more information.

On-Line Training Provided Through CCEI

(Child Care Education Institute)

CCR&R is pleased to partner with the Child Care Education Institute to offer online professional development courses that meet DCFS licensing training requirements. Online training opportunities offered include both one and two hour in service credit course. Some classes are available in Spanish. Professional development coursework is delivered through an online learning management system that provides user-friendly enrollment, easy access to courses, and a self-paced engaging online learning environment for students. Professionals can take courses from any computer with Internet access, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Certificates can be printed immediately upon completion of the training module. Individuals may complete up to two hours of workshops each year, free of charge. A small fee is charged for any additional workshops for which they want to register. Please call CCR&R at Ext. 349 or 226 to get further details about this training option.

Online Self Study Training Portal

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