Payment Options

Direct Deposit – have your child care payment deposited directly into your bank account! Click on the direct deposit button on the Comptroller’s Vendor Login Screen or call (217) 557-0930 to learn more about this procedure.

Paper check – this is a warrant processed in Springfield, IL.

Debit Card System (en español)– Payments available immediately.  When your DHS payment is made, it is available right away.  No waiting for the check to be mailed.  This is an actual debit card with your child care payment made to it. To sign up for this payment option, go to For information on your debit card call 1(866)338-2944.