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Board of Directors

Marylin Turner Mallory, President

American Family Insurance


Brent Townsend, Treasurer

DHJJ CPAs & Business Advisors


Lori Wilcox, Member

City of Chicago Heights


Melissa Burton-Williams, Member

Colorado Technical University—Career Education Corporation


CCR&R Leadership


Rita R. Armstrong, B.S., M.P.A, Executive Director


Kim Michael-Lee, Director of Finance


Julia Jamison, Director of Human Resources


Valerie Varju, CCR&R Director SDA 5


Norma Moore, Director of Early Learning Programs


Ezohn Smith, Quality Assurance Director/Data


Monica Ochoa, CCAP Coordinator


Associated Partners


Caregiver Connections

Department of Human Services

Illinois Action for Children

Illinois State Board of Education

Kankakee Community Foundation

Kankakee Success by Six

Reaching Across Illinois Library Systems

United Way of Fox Valley

United Way of Grundy County

United Way of Kankakee County

United Way of Will County



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