Visit these local, state and national organizations that assist families seeking child care information, resources, programs and services.
Chicago Early Childhood Program Locator
The Early Childhood Program Locator is a partnership between the Chicago Public Schools and the Chicago Department of Children and Youth Services. The website assists in finding quality early childhood education programs near your work or home. Webpage
Chicago Department of Children & Youth Services
The Department of Children and Youth Services (CYS) manages programs serving the City’s children and youth. CYS partners with community organizations, social service providers and institutions to meet the needs of Chicago’s children. Webpage
Illinois Network of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
The Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA) is a statewide organization and contains Child Care Resources and Referral (CCR&R) for families in Illinois. Webpage
National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center
The National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center (NCCIC) provides detailed child care information resources. Webpage
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
The association seeks to improve the well-being and quality of education and developmental services for young children, birth to 8 years. Webpage
Parents can find a web-based tool, Healthy Kids, Healthy Care www.healthykids.us that contains 34 key health and safety practices to use when evaluating and choosing child care/early education programs. Webpage
This resource list is intended to provide the DePaul community with quick access to general information on local service providers and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation. DePaul is not responsible for the information and services provided, and makes no representations or warranties with respect to any of their information, products, or services. The service providers are not affiliated with DePaul and you should evaluate their experience, qualifications, skills, and services in light of your own circumstances and needs.