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Child Care Resource & Referral
801 N. Larkin Ave., Suite 202
Joliet, IL 60435 

Who We Are
Child Care Resource & Referral serves as part of the.....Learn more

CCR&R in the Community
Will, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee Counties.....Learn more

Events Calendar
Click here to learn about more upcoming trainings and events.

 Upcoming Training Dates

Will County
Please click here to download additional information regarding Will County February trainings.

Kendall County
Please click here to download additional information regarding Kendall County February trainings. 

All sessions require pre-registration.

Click here for more information and to register.


Financial Assistance:

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
Phone hours are 8:30am-4:30pm 
Monday, Wednesday, & Friday
Tuesday 8:30am-11:30am
Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm

(815) 741-4622 In Joliet
(800) 641-4622 Outside Joliet

Fax: 815-741-1170 

Walk-in hours are Monday through
Thursday 8:00am – 4:30pm 
Friday by appointment onlyPlease see the Financial Assistance page for current State of Illinois Child Care Assistance guidelines.Payment Updates for Providers
Please call (217) 524-9041


Child Care Referrals
and Community Resource

Phone hours are 9am – 3pm 
Monday through Friday
(815)741-1179 In Joliet
(800)552-5526 Outside Joliet


Child Care Resource & Referral
Early Head Start - Child Care Partnership
1 Dearborn Square, Suite 600
Kankakee, IL 60901

(815) 714-7600

Office hours may vary
please call ahead 


Child Care Resource & Referral is the most comprehensive child care and early childhood education resource in Will, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee Counties. Child Care Resource & Referral is a trustworthy partner for families, educators and employers with an experienced and dedicated staff helping match needs with the appropriate services, and facilitating access to any available financial assistance. The result is greater peace of mind and confidence that families are receiving the best possible early childhood resources. 


New Shared Services Alliance Celebrates Benefits of Collaboration

For more information and to read the press release please click on the above link. 



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 Child Care Providers - The State of Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) - Bureau of Child Care and Development has released new applications to use while applying for the Child Care Assistance Program. Please select this link to download the application. 


CCAP Center Providers Must Complete Health, Safety and Child Development Training by September 30, 2017.

 In Illinois, ALL current licensed and license-exempt centers participating in CCAP will have minimum training requirements. In order for a current center to continue receiving CCAP payments, these trainings must be completed by September 30, 2017. After this, annual training requirements will go into effect. For additional information select the appropriate description.IDHS


Child Care Resource & Referral
801 North Larkin Avenue Suite 202
Joliet, IL 60435
In Joliet:(815)741-1163 -or- TTY (815)741-1692
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