Kane County Guide

A Guide to Services in Kane County

Full Resource Name:

Child Care Resources and Referral Services - Kane and DuPage Counties

2055 West Army Trail Road
Patterson McDaniel Family Center Ste 140
Addison, IL 60101

(630) 790-6600

www.childcare@ywcachicago.org

Description:

The Child Care Resources and Referral Services promotes and facilitates affordable, quality child care through assistance, education and advocacy in Kane and DuPage Counties. **Parent Services provides parents with customized child care referrals over the phone or through the website. An enhanced search service that offers verified openings by phone is available. **Provider Services offers training, support and technical assistance for new and existing home-based and center-based child care providers, including information on issues like nutrition and mental health. The program also recruits and trains anyone who wants to become a child care provider. Grants are provided for early childhood staff to pursue professional development and for child care centers programs and family child care homes to improve their quality of care. **The Child Care Assistance Program subsidizes child care costs to help low income families afford licensed child care services. ** For unemployed Dupage County residents: Job Search Child Care Assistance Program helps low income families in the county pay for child care while searching for work. Application can be made through this office, WorkNet DuPage, and other agencies and child care centers. Call for information and an application. Spanish is spoken.

Primary Services:

  • Child Care Expense Assistance  [Show Definition Details]

  • Child Care Provider Recruitment  [Show Definition Details]

  • Child Care Provider Referrals  [Show Definition Details]

  • Child Care Provider Training  [Show Definition Details]

General Information

Hours:

8:30 am-4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Friday drop offs only

Intake Process:

Call to register and receive referrals.

Program Fees:

Provider programs have fees. No fees for parent referrals.

Languages:

English and Spanish

Eligibility:

Residents of DuPage and Kane Counties. Child Care Assistance programs have family size and income guidelines.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

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