Coronavirus Resources

Essential Workers
There are several resources available to help Essential Workers seeking child care help.

  • Illinois Action for Children (IAFC) has launched a temporary text messaging service to answer Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) questions during IAFC’s office closure. mmunities and Providers

    Text: 312-736-7390 Monday through Friday between 8:30 AM-5:00 PM.

    Priority will be given to first responders, health care workers, and essential workers to help them find and pay for child care.

  • Child Care Resource & Referral (CCR&R) can help locate the available child care options within your community.
  • American Red Cross
  • Governor’s Office page on Emergency Child Care for Communities and Providers