Resources for Families

COVID-19 Resources for Families


Initial Activity Search

(10/1/2021) On Monday, September 13, 2021, Governor JB Pritzker announced that parents/guardians who are
searching for work or seeking to enroll in school can qualify for three months of the Child Care Assistance
Program (CCAP) if they meet other eligibility requirements. This initiative will be called “Initial Activity
Search” within CCAP and will be effective October 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. Download full memo here. 


Searching for Child Care?

Contact Child Care Resource & Referral of Midwestern Illinois at 309-205-3070 and select Option 3 to speak with our Parent Referral Specialist for more information about available child care that meets the needs of your family! 


Child Care & COVID-19

Looking for more information about how COVID-19 in Illinois will impact your childcare? 

COVID-19 Resources for Families with Young Children