Early Head Start provides early, continuous, intensive, and comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families.

Child Care Resource & Referral partners with multiple early child care providers in Kankakee County to provide comprehensive Early Head Start services to families who are not only seeking to obtain quality early childhood services for their children in facilities that will provide their children with optimum care, but also to address the needs of families and provide them with resources that will positively impact the quality of their life as a result of participating in the Early Head Start- Child Care Partnership program.

Child Care Resource & Referral

Early Head Start – Partnership Program

Serving children 6 weeks – 3 years of age

Enrolling for multiple locations


Lasting Impressions Learning Centers (Grace)

735 Main NW

Bourbonnais, IL 60914


Lasting Impressions Learning Centers (Station)

1237 W Station Street

Kankakee, IL 60901



525 E Fair St.

Kankakee, IL 60901


Play Palz 101

115 Mooney Dr., Suite 4

Bourbonnais, IL 60914


Play Palz 101

190 Concordia

Chebanse, IL 60922


Play Palz 101

201 N. Walls St.

Kankakee, IL 60901


Play Palz 101

270 N. Schuyler Ave.

Kankakee, IL 60901


Eligibility for state and federal programs must be completed for children to be accepted into the program.

For the Child Care Assistance Program please submit the following:

  • 2 current and consecutive check stubs or an income verification form

For the Early Head Start Program please submit the following:

  • Proof of the child’s age (Birth Certificate)
  • Proof of household income (SSI/TANF/1040’s/12 months of consecutive check stubs)

For additional information contact: (815) 714-7600 ext. 281 or (815) 714-7600 ext. 283