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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 will be closed through July 31st.  Please note we are working closely with IDHS to create a safe reopening plan.

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


Child Care Referrals
and Community Resource

Phone hours
8:30 am – 4:30 pm 

Monday through Friday

(815) 741-1179 In Joliet
(800) 552-5526 Outside Joliet

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

*All sessions require pre-registration.

Click here for more information and to register.


The Census Bureau also provides a wide array of resources and outreach materials for partners promoting the Census.


COVID-19 Update

We at CCR&R are committed to the health and well-being of all our families, providers, and CCR&R staff.  Please know that we are here to support you during this trying time.  For more information click on the links below.

Attention Providers: Please click below for updated May/June Attendance Exemption Forms

Resources for Families         Resources for Providers



"Together we are changing children's outcomes."

Our 2018-2019 Annual Report is Now Available

Click here to view and download


We are here to assist you. Please ask us for more information.

Call CCAP at 815-741-4622 or email us at

CCR&R offers a free online child care referral service.

Click below to access.


CCR&R has partnered with Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems (RAILS) to ensure a complete and accurate count for the 2020 Census. 

For more information on the Census in the Classroom please click HERE

Complete your Census survey online 

A Message from Our Board President

Click here to listen to a message regarding the Census from the CCR&R Board President.

Responding Online

You can now go online and complete the Census. If you didn’t receive a postcard or letter, you can still complete the Census online or by telephone at 844-330-2020. The sample below shows where to find your residence or Census ID code.

Census ID Code
Responding by Phone

You also have the option of completing the Census questionnaire by phone. To begin, call 844-330-2020, or call the number associated with your preferred language. View Language Support


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Contact Us

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