For Families

Early Learning Programs

We know that the first five years have a significant impact on children’s lifelong health and happiness. Quality early care and education programs strengthen a child’s development before they enter kindergarten and sets them up to succeed in school and in life.

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Family Support Services

We offer these services and programs to help families improve outcomes for themselves and their children.

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Attention Parents & Child Care Providers!

Please see the updated memo from the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) regarding the changes to the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) effective November 9, 2015.

Illinois Action for Children provides child care referrals for nearly 10,000 children each year, as well for as 250 teen parents and foster parents.