BOARD/STAFF/PARTNERS

Board of Directors

Marylin Turner Mallory – President

American Family Insurance

Brent Townsend – Treasurer

DHJJ CPAs & Business Advisor 

Lori Wilcox – Member

City of Chicago Heights

Melissa Burton-Williams – Member

Colorado Technical University—Career Education Corporation

 

CCR&R Leadership

Rita R. Armstrong, B.S., M.P.A – Executive Director 

Kim Michael-Lee – Chief Finance Director

Julia Jamison – Director of Human Resources

Valerie Varju – CCR&R Director SDA 5

Rebecca Kroiss – Assistant Director of Early Learning Programs

Ezohn Smith – Quality Assurance Director/Data

Brigette Henderson – Training Coordinator

Monica Ochoa – CCAP Coordinator

Georgia Lane – CCAP Coordinator

 

Associated Partners

Caregiver Connections

Department of Human Services

Illinois Action for Children

Illinois State Board of Education

Joliet Chamber of Commerce

Kankakee Community Foundation

Kankakee Success by Six

Office of Head Start

Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems

United Way of Fox Valley

United Way of Grundy County

United Way of Kankakee County

United Way of Will County

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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

Due to COVID-19, our CCAP Lobby is closed to all visitors.  Please call (815) 741-4622 or email us at assistance@childcarehelp.com

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

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Child Care Referrals
and Community Resource
Referrals:

Phone Hours:
8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Monday through Friday

(815) 741-1163 In Joliet
(800) 552-5526 Outside Joliet

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Events/Trainings Calendar
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*All sessions require pre-registration.

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