IDHS Contact Information as Lead Agency

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The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) partners with child care providers throughout Illinois and the Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies to help families access affordable, quality child care.

IDHS supports services for families looking for care including free referrals to child care providers, consumer education information, Head Start/Early Head Start, and the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP).

Find contact information for IDHS here.