The Illinois Child Care Bureau office, formerly in Westchester, is located at
5440 N. Cumberland, Suite 155, Chicago, IL 60656.
Or contact us at Info@IllinoisChildren.com.
Illinois Child Care Bureau is a non-profit organization that sponsors the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) in Illinois.
The Illinois Child Care Bureau (ICCB) delivers partial reimbursement to day care home providers for serving nutritious meals and snacks to children ages 0 – 12 years.
At the Illinois Child Care Bureau, we have been serving day care home providers and the children in their care since 1984.
You may qualify if you are either a DCFS licensed day care home provider or an IDHS license-exempt day care home provider. Call us for more information.
You pay NO FEE for our services. The program is administered by the Illinois State Board of Education and funded by U.S. Department of Agriculture.
ICCB supports hundreds of licensed day care home providers, IDHS license-exempt day care home providers and thousands of working parents/guardians with young children every day!
A Provider You Should Know by Kim Klimek, Compliance Supervisor For the past 17 years, Mrs. Estella Pegues has owned and operated Home Sweet Home Child Care Services located on the Southeast Side of Chicago. Prior to opening her home day care, Mrs. Pegues was a secretary for 20 years. Mrs. Pegues and her husband […]
KidKare replaces your current online claiming method as of June 1, 2016. Make sure you review the How to Use KidKare Guide — you received it in the mail and also were handed a copy during a recent home visit. Read about KidKare in the April – June edition of the Illinois Child Care Bureau News and view some short training videos at KidKare.com.
KidKare is free, user-friendly, works on a Mac/PC/smartphone/iPad/tablet – anything with an internet connection. You can use most major browsers too.
Follow these steps to avoid a delay in your monthly payment:
#1 Submit your online May menus and attendance using your current method on June 1st.
#2 Begin recording your June menus and attendance on KidKare.com on June 1st.
#3 You will earn one hour of free training once you have successfully switched to KidKare.
Need your login and password? Call the ICCB office at 773.444.0115 or send us an email (Info@IllinoisChildren.com).
Get on board by switching from your current online claiming method to KidKare on June 1st.
At the Illinois Child Care Bureau (ICCB), your food program sponsor, we have a friendly, knowledgeable staff! While your Program Advisor will conduct visits in your home to provide you with training and resource materials first-hand, ICCB’s administrative staff is available to assist you anytime Monday – Friday from 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Just call 773/444-0115.
The Illinois Child Care Bureau will share updates as we receive them.
First claim reimbursement
Checks for July, 2016
were mailed August 23, 2016
Claim online with KidKare
http://www.illinoischildren.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/fresh-apples1.jpgfrom the University of Illinois Extension Program Ingredients 1 medium Golden Delicious apple – cored and thinly sliced ½ cup onions – chopped 1 cup carrots – thinly sliced 1 pound boneless and skinless chicken breast – cubed 2 cups cooked brown rice (instant) 2 TB olive oil 1 cup frozen Chinese pea pods Instructions […]
Illinois Child Care Bureau • 5440 N Cumberland Ave, Suite 155 • Chicago, IL 60656
Phone: 773.444.0115 • Fax: 773.930.4887 • Email: Info@IllinoisChildren.com
Office Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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