Care Resource & Referral provides services to child care providers,
families, and children by promoting and facilitating affordable, quality
child care through assistance, education and advocacy in Will, Grundy,
Kendall and Kankakee Counties. CCR&R is a non-profit agency.
Parent Referral Department assists families looking for child
care by providing a list of referrals, not recommendations, of child
care providers who meet the families specific needs. Employer
services are also available, such as enhanced referral services, on-site
presentations, and ongoing support benefits for employees. The Parent
Referral Department can be reached at: 1-800-552-5526
Care Assistance Program (CCAP) is available to families who are
income eligible and are working or attending an approved education
and training program. The CCAP Department can be reached at: (800)
Department provides support and training to child care providers
and those interested in becoming providers. The Training Department
can be reached at (815) 741-1163, option 5.
Learning Facilitation Program (SELF) offers child care homes and
centers the support of professional consultants regarding behavioral
issues with children they serve. The SELF Program can be reached at
(815) 741-1163, option 6.
Child Care Checklist
is a list of questions to consider when evaluating child care for
your child. Certain questions may be more or less important to you
depending on your priorities for your childs care.