Illinois Early Learning Project


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FAQs

FAQ: What Child Care Options Are Available in Illinois?

Although a few families can rely on help from grandma or grandpa, or aunt or uncle, many families must rely on non-relative child care in order to go to work or school. Parents may have many or few child care options available to them depending on the age of their child, programs available in their community, and the hours, location, or costs of care. This FAQ describes the basic child care options available to families in Illinois.

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