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Resources and Links

Regulations

Department of Children and Family Services - Day Care Licensing
Local office 618-993-7100
http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/daycare/index.shtml

Program Improvement

Healthy Child Care America
http://www.healthychildcare.org

INCCRRA - Quality Rating System
http://www.ilqualitycounts.org

Illinois AEYC SAM Project- Program Improvement Cohorts and online Tools
http://illinoisaeyc.org/sam-project

Accreditation

National Association for Family Child Care
http://nafcc.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=89

National Association for the Education of Young Children
http://www.naeyc.org/academy

National Accreditation Commission for Early Care and Education Programs
http://naccp.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=518

National Afterschool Association (NAA) http://www.naaweb.org/default.asp?contentID=602

Illinois AEYC Center for Excellence- Statewide Accreditation Mentoring
http://illinoisaeyc.org/sam-project

Health and Safety

Safe Simple Sleep Campaign (INCCRRA)
www.ilqualitycounts.com/safesimplesleep
Babies haven’t changed but the way we put them to sleep has. All babies need…

Safe – A safe crib with no moving parts.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission – Crib Information Center

Simple – A simple sleep space. No bumpers. No blankets. No stuffed toys.
American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children Parents Page

Sleep – To sleep on their backs.
SIDS of Illinois

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