Find Child Care
Families can contact us for help finding a child care program or they can search online.
Contact 4-C for Referrals
Based on their needs and preferences, families are referred to child care centers, family child care homes, preschools or school age programs.
- Information about quality child care, types of care and child care financial assistance is provided on the call.
- Referrals can be mailed, emailed or faxed. All families receive materials to assist with their child care search.
For referrals in Carroll, DeKalb, Lee, Ogle and Whiteside counties, call 815-758-8149 x241 or Email.
For referrals in McHenry County, call 815-344-5510 or Email.
Search for Child Care Online
The ExceleRate® Illinois Child Care Search offers families an easy way to find child care providers in your area. However, families need to have confidence in their child care arrangements. Finding quality, convenient and affordable child care is not an easy job. The options and tips below will help you get started. Take a moment to read these before you start your search.
If you have any questions about the ExceleRate® Illinois Online Child Care Search call 815-758-8149 x241 or 815-344-5510