Paying for Child Care

Determine if You Qualify

The Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) helps parents that are in school or working pay for child care. Eligibility is based on gross income and family size. Use the Eligibility Calculator to see if you qualify.

Find a Child Care Provider

Search online for child care programs in and around Cook County 24 hours a day, or contact us by calling 312.823.1100.

Complete the CCAP Application

Download the Child Care Application form. Make sure to read all instructions and provide all necessary documentation.

Resources for Paying for Child Care

If you need assistance in completing the application or other documents please contact our office for help. To download CCAP forms and other information, please visit the CCAP Forms page.