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Building Strong Families & Powerful Communities

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Night to shine YOU are an essential part of our village. Your generous support of IAFCs vital work has consistently created pathways for children to learn, grow, and make the simplest of wishes come true. Your investment in Illinois Action for Children makes an immediate and long-term impact. Every dollar goes a long way to meet the needs of under-resourced children and families.

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CCAP Enrollment and Staffing Shortage

footer-logo.png Due to an increase in CCAP enrollment and a temporary staffing shortage, IAFC is currently processing five weeks behind schedule. We understand the impact this has on the families and providers we serve and are working diligently to process all client eligibility documents as quickly and efficiently as possible. Thank you for your patience as we continue to work overtime to decrease our backlog.

 
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The MWLI is launching the Emerging Leaders Fellowship

MWI Learn more about the Emerging Leaders Fellowship, designed for mid-level early childhood education and care professionals who seek to advance their leadership professionally and civically.




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Find Child Care

Our experienced Parent Consultants help make finding desirable child care less stressful.

Pay for Child Care

IAFCs Family Resource team can help eligible families access financial assistance to pay for child care.

Professional Development Training

We offer the tools and training providers need to perform at their best for the families and children they serve.

CCAP and Other Program Supports

IAFC specializes in supports and resources for child care and early learning programs.

What We Champion

We know, with scientific certainty, that the earliest years of life are the most important for educational achievement, social productivity, economic stability, emotional wellbeing, and lifelong health. With that in mind, our goal is to create a just system for child care and early education that ensures racially and economically equitable outcomes for all children.

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