IN THE COMMUNITY

CCR&R IN KENDALL COUNTY

SPARK: Strong, Prepared, And Ready for Kindergarten

Child Care Resource & Referral entered into an agreement on September 15, 2012 to support goals and objectives of SPARK for Aurora, Kendall County Community. Learn More

CCR&R IN KANKAKEE COUNTY

CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL WORKING WITH UNITED WAY OF KANKAKEE

This project involves our trained Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant conducting presentations for Child Care Center Directors and Family Child Care Providers on strategies to encourage social-emotional development in their programs. Learn more

PRESCHOOL FOR ALL

Child Care Resource & Referral’s Preschool for all program (CCR&R PFA) is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education. Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) has been partnering with child care centers over the past eight years to offer Preschool for All (PFA) to qualifying children. PFA emphasizes the importance of early education, parenting education and involvement, and the relationship to future school success. This program focuses on providing high-quality educational programs for children who are determined to be at risk of academic failure. Learn more

EARLY CHILDHOOD INITIATIVE

United Way and the Community Foundation of Kankakee County Success By 6™ is an Early Childhood Initiative that works to ensure that all Kankakee County children 0-6 have the positive and enriching experiences and positive parent-child relationships necessary to begin school ready to succeed. For more information please visit www.parentspage.org.

CCR&R IN GRUNDY COUNTY

CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL WORKING WITH UNITED WAY OF GRUNDY

This project involves our trained Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant conducting presentations for Child Care Center Directors and Family Child Care Providers on strategies to encourage social-emotional development in their programs. Learn more

GRUNDY PARTNERSHIP WEBSITE IS UP AND RUNNING!

Please visit www.grundypartnershipforchildren.org for information on preparing children for lifelong learning experiences.

GRUNDY PARTNERSHIP FOR CHILDREN (GPC)

Grundy partnership for Children is a county-wide collaboration comprised of a variety of organizations that work to prepare children for school. By uniting organizations with similar goals, GPC will coordinate and strengthen resources, educational materials and access to support for children and families in Grundy County.

CCR&R IN WILL COUNTY

PRESCHOOL FOR ALL

Child Care Resource & Referral’s Preschool for all program (CCR&R PFA) is funded by the Illinois State Board of Education. Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) has been partnering with four child care centers over the past five years to offer Preschool for All (PFA) to qualifying children. PFA emphasizes the importance of early education, parenting education and involvement, and the relationship to future school success. This program focuses on providing high-quality educational programs for children who are determined to be at risk of academic failure.

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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