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Child Care Assitance Program
155 N. Third Street, Suite 300 • DeKalb, Illinois 60115 • 815-758-8149 or (800) 848-8727

About CCAP

Paying for child care can be difficult, but 4-C may be able to help if…

  • Children in care are under age 13, and
  • Parents are Illinois residents, and working
  • The family income meets the eligibility criteria.

It’s Easy!

  • Parents contact 4-C for information and an application.
  • Parents choose a child care program that is best for their child and accepts financial assistance payments.
  • Program Specialists process the application and calculate the
    parent’s co-payment.
  • Parents and child care providers are notified of the approval for child care financial assistance.

To contact the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) call 815-758-8149 or 800-848-8727 ext. 225 or email

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About CCAP

The Child Care Assistance Program, funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services, helps income-eligible parents and guardians pay for the cost of child care while they are working or attending an approved education or training program.


To better serve families and providers, the 4-C DeKalb office will remain open until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday

To better serve families and providers, a CCAP specialist will be in the 4-C McHenry office during the day on Tuesdays from 10:00am - 3:00pm


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