Child Care Resource Service | Illinois

Office Hours
8:30 am- 4:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday

Phone Hours
8:30 am- 3:00 pm
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
11:00 am- 3:00 pm
Tuesday

Licensed-Exempt Provider (Not Licensed by DCFS)

Child Care Home Exempt from Licensing (764) – No more than three (3) children may be cared for, including the provider’s own children under 12 years, unless all children are from the same household.

Relative in the home of the provider (765) – Care provided in the home of a relative.  No more than three (3) children may be cared for, including the provider’s own children less than 12 years, unless all children are from the same household.

Non-relative Exempt from Licensing (766) – Care provided in the home of the child. No more than three (3) children may be cared for, including the provider’s own children less than 12 years, unless all children are from the same household.

Relative in the home of the child (767) – Care provided in the home of the child. No more than three (3) children may be cared for, including the provider’s own children less than 12 years, unless all children are from the same household.

If you have never been a provider receiving state subsidy payment s before you will need to supply the following to get started:

  • A copy of your valid Illinois driver’s license or state ID.
  • A copy of your social security card.
  • A complete W9 form (sent to you by CCRS)
  • A complete Authorization Background Check Form from everyone over 13 years of age in the household. (sent to you by CCRS)
  • If you are a non-relative to the child you are caring for, you will need to get fingerprinted along with everyone over 17 years of age in the household. (confirmation form, authorization form and instructions will be sent to you from CCRS) (This process is free)

If you have been a provider with the state before you may need to update some of the following paperwork:

  • If it has been over a year since receiving a state payment, you will need to re-submit a W9 form.
  • If you or anyone over the age of 13 has not completed an Authorization form it will be required.
  • If you are not related to the child you are caring for, and if you and anyone over the age of 17 in your household has not completed the fingerprinting it will be required.