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Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS)

The DCFS is a government agency that oversees all licensed centers in the state to ensure that we are abiding by the state issued requirements.

To find out more about DCFS, please visit their website.

Child Care Resource Service (CCRS)

The CCRS is an agency available to parents for finding and evaluating child care services. CCRS also administers child care financial assistance for qualified families.

To find out more about CCRS, please visit their website.

Toy and Baby/Child Related Product Recalls

For a complete listing of recalled products that may affect your child at home or at a child care provider please see the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s website.

Disease and Health Topics

The Caring Place abides by all health and safety precautions handed down by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). For more information about the CDC please visit their website.

Food and Nutrition

The Caring Place follows the Illinois State Board of Education’s (ISBE) strict guidelines for nutrition for the children under its care. For more info about the ISBE visit their website.

The Caring place also follows the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH), Foods, Drugs, and Dairies Division’s guidelines for food sanitation and preparation. To learn for about this division of the IDPH please visit their website.