Child Care Resource & Referral has a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities.

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CCR&R is currently hiring for the position of Office Specialist.  All interested parties should contact Julia Jamison, Director of HR at  Please see the attached job description for more details.

Job Description

Perform all aspects of Child Care Resource & Referral daily office and administrative functions to enable all systems to run accurately and maintain efficient filing and communication systems. Support Child Care Resource & Referral staff in all clerical and operating procedures.



CCR&R offers extensive internship opportunities for candidates seeking a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree. Internships are offered year round and can be tailored to meet individual university expectations. Please contact Julia Jamison at for more information.

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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

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

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

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