Child Care Resources, Programs
and Regulations in Illinois

Licensing

llinois Department of Children & Family Services

Central Office of Licensing

406 East Monroe Street, Station 60 Springfield, IL 62701-1498

Phone: 217-785-2688 / Toll Free: 877-746-0829



Resource and Referral Agencies

Illinois Network of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (INCCRRA)

1226 Towanda Plaza Bloomington, IL 61701-3424

Phone: 309-829-5327 / Toll Free: 800-649-1884



Subsidies

Illinois Department of Human Services Human Capital Development Services

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

400 West Lawrence, 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62762-0001

Phone: 217-785-2559 / Toll Free: 800-843-6154



Compensation

Great START is a wage supplement program that rewards eligible early care and education practitioners in DCFS licensed childcare centers, family/group family child care providers for receiving higher education and for remaining at their current place of employment.





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