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Family Child Care Associations

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  Quality child care has become a major concern in our society today. Parents, businesses, and child care providers must face the dilemma of how to find, or provide, the best possible care for children.

In response to that need, the YWCA Child Care Solutions was founded in 1991 to provide child care referrals and consumer education to parents, offer training opportunities and technical assistance to child care providers, work to develop new child care options and assist employers in meeting their employees’ child care needs.

Whatever your interest in quality child care, YWCA Child Care Solutions works to build a quality child care system that support the needs of working families and their child care providers.

Find Child Care

Pay for Child Care

  Family Resources

  Cost of Child Care as of 01-01-2014 (Homes)

Cost of Child Care as of 01-01-2014 (Centers)


CCAP for Providers

               CCAP Application (online)

CCAP Paper Application

CCAP Caseloads

Apply for an FEIN Number

Track your payment

  Housing Authority and Loan Requests 

 IDHS Child Care Telephone Billing Agreement System FAQ for providers 

CCAP Eligibility Calculator

Debit Card for Providers

1099 Requests


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4990 East State Street Rockford, IL 61108      Phone: 815.484.9448      




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