Start Up Information
Whether you are interested in opening a family child care home or a child care center, CCR&R staff can staff can provide you with information and resources to help get you started.
If you are interested in being a licensed provider, it will be to helpful to review a copy of the DCFS licensing standards.
Look for Part 406 Day Care Homes, Part 407 Child Care Centers or Part 408 Group Day Care Homes available in English or Spanish.
In addition, great start-up information can be found through Child Care Aware at: http://childcareaware.org/child-care-providers/getting-started
Don't find what you are looking for or need additional information? Call CCR&R at 1-800-548-5563 and one of our trained staff will be happy to help!
Two-thirds of the child care options listed on the John A. Logan College CCR&R Referral Database are Family Child Care Homes. More safe, nurturing, healthy environments are needed for children in southern Illinois!