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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.


"Together we are changing children's outcomes."

Our 2017 Annual Report is Now Available

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

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Attention Child Care Providers of the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) 

The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), in partnership with CCR&R, is hosting Free Child Safety Days on select Thursdays and Saturdays in August and September across the state! Come get CPR/First Aid certified and receive Child Abuse/Neglect Mandated Reporter training for free in one place at one time.

Register Today!

Call Child Care Resource & Referral at 815-741-1163, Ext. 271 or email


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

Click below to access.



Services and Programs Donate Leadership Opportunities


12/15/2018 - 09:00 AM
Level 1 EC Training: Mod 2B (Nutrition)
12/15/2018 - 09:00 AM
Level 1 EC Training: Mod 2C (Safety)
12/15/2018 - 12:30 PM
12/17/2018 - 09:00 AM

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