Child Care Resource Service | Illinois

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

Local Support for Child Care Providers

Don't be left out! Monthly association meetings are held to make connections with child care providers in your local area. It is an opportunity to exchange information and get to know other providers. Each meeting features a topic that is relevant to the child care profession.

To view the current Child Care Association meetings, go to the Training Calendar.

Champaign County

Champaign-Urbana Family Child Care Association
4th Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Location varies
Contact CCRS for information: (217) 333-3252

Champaign County Child Care Association Director's Group
2nd Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Location varies
Jill M. (217) 359-0300

East Central Association for Education of Young Children
Board Meeting Dates TBA
Anna C. (217) 384-1128

Mahomet Area Family Child Care Association
1st Thursday from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Diane W. (217) 586-4318
or Bonita L. (217) 586-3879

Rantoul Area Providers Association
3rd Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Brenda R. (217) 892-5702 or Patty H. (217) 893-3779

St. Joseph Child Care Association

2nd Tuesday from 6:30 8:30 p.m.

Krystal C. (217) 469-8816

or Lori B. (217) 469-2243

Douglas County Associations

Arcola Area Child Care Association

Last Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Cindy M. (217) 268-3474 or Glenda A. (217) 268-3474

Iroquois County Associations

Tender Loving Caregivers of Our Young
(Ashkum Area Family Association)
1st Saturday, 3 times a year, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tykia L. (815) 698-2321 or Sherri G. (815) 694-3753

Watseka Child Care Association
4th Wednesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Mary Ellen W.: (815) 265-7704

Macon County Associations

Decatur Area Family Child Care Association
4th Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Elizabeth M. (217) 428-2647

Decatur Area Association for the Education of Young Children (DAEYC)
2nd Tuesday, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Diana S. (217) 864-5025

Macon County Child Care Association Directors Group
3rd Tuesday, every other month (Sept/Nov/Jan/Mar/May/July)
Location Varies: 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Lori B. (217) 429-1052

Piatt County

Piatt County Home Daycare Association
2nd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Contact CCRS for information: (217) 333-3252

Vermillion County Associations

Danville Area Child Care Association
2nd Thursday from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Tammy C. (217) 446-0484

Danville Area Directors Group
4th Thursday, every other month, (Jan/Mar/May/July/Sept/Nov)
Location varies, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.
Ana N. (217) 443-8833

Hoopeston Area Child Care Association
1st Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Lisa K. (217) 283-5639

Ridge Farm Area Child Care Association
Shannon W. (217) 247-2209.

DCFS Licensing Offices

Champaign County:
1808 Woodfield Dr., Suite 102
Savoy, IL 61874
(217) 278-5300
(New Address)

Vermilion and Iroquois Counties:
401 N Franklin
Danville, IL 61832
(217) 443-3200

Macon, Douglas and Piatt Counties:
2900 N Oakland
Decatur, IL 62526
(217) 875-6750

For Foster Care Information
DCFS Regional Office
2125 S. First St
Champaign, IL 61820
(217) 278-5500

DCFS 800 Numbers:
Provider Information Line 1-877-746-0829
Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-252-2873