Employer Contract Program

(Corporate Child Care Options/ Enhanced Referrals)

Provide high quality and affordable child care for your employees.

Program Overview

An estimated 22 million U.S. families require child care to maintain employment, facing the challenge of balancing work and family obligations while ensuring quality care for their children. Today’s demanding jobs not only consume time but also drain physical and emotional energy.

As part of fostering family-friendly workplace policies, employers can provide valuable support through Illinois Action for Children’s Enhanced Employer Program.

Our Enhanced Employer Contract service is tailored to meet the unique needs of families seeking child care solutions. Here’s what we can offer to your employees:

  • Dedicated Communication Channels: Access to a designated email and phone line for convenient assistance.
  • Expert Consultation: Guidance from our team of highly qualified child care consultants.
  • Educational Resources: Informational materials to aid in selecting quality child care programs and understanding essential criteria.
  • Comprehensive Provider Listings: Access to a curated list of quality child care providers, including child care centers, family child care, in-home care, and specialized programs.
  • Customized Consumer Education: Materials designed to address the specific needs of children and families.
  • Financial Assistance Guidance: Information about the Child Care Assistance Program and child care tax credits to alleviate financial burdens.
  • Regulatory Information: Guidance on child care licensing regulations to ensure compliance and peace of mind.