Grundy County

Step by Step Inc.-123 Brentwood Dr., Morris, IL 60450

Step by Step Inc.-125 S. Berta Rd., Diamond, IL 60416

Will County

Step by Step Inc.-306 S. Division St., Braidwood, IL 60408

One Hope United Learning Center-500 Parks Ave, Joliet, IL 60432

Main Office located at 815 N. Larkin Ave. #207, Joliet, IL 60435

For more information about enrollment opportunities please contact: 

 (815) 741-1163 ext. 281

Eligibility Criteria

Children enrolled must be three years of age on or before September 1st. A child, who turns five years of age on or before September 1st, may not be enrolled into the program as he/she is eligible to begin kindergarten. The screening process includes having your child screened with the Ages and Stages Questionnaires-3, Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social-Emotional, and filling out a list of eligibility criteria. Some criteria listed on the list include the following:

*Family is considered to be homeless

*Family has required services of DCFS/DCFS involvement

*Language other than English in the home

* Mother was under the age of 18 at the time of child’s birth

*Child was enrolled in Early Head Start

*Single parent family

* One or both parents are deceased

* One or both parents are incarcerated or past history of incarceration

*Eligible for Child Care Assistance Program

These criteria are just a few examples that are looked for during the screening process to determine eligibility for the CCR&R Preschool for All programs.

The Child Care Resource & Referral Preschool for All Program is in session for 180 days, Monday through Friday. All children enrolled must attend Monday through Friday at the designated times .