Child Care Referrals & Parent Services

Finding quality, convenient and affordable child care is not an easy job. The YWCA assists parents and caretakers in their search for child care through referrals, individual counseling and provider workshops. Parent Services provides information and referrals to help you find the right child care solution for your family. We serve Kane and DuPage counties.

Parents can search for child care in DuPage and Kane counties through the online child care referral service. Click here to search for child care online in DuPage and Kane Counties.

In DuPage and Kane counties, an enhanced search service, offering verified openings by phone is available. This referral service is also offered to employers to enhance employee benefit packages. Child care consultation and referral services in DuPage and Kane Counties are funded by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Where

DuPage and Kane counties

Who’s Eligible

Parents in DuPage and Kane counties

Costs

Parents can receive a free customized referral and speak with a parent educator at (630) 790-6600. Enhanced phone and online search service is available for an additional fee. When you call, follow the prompts and select Early Childhood Services (Option 3). There will be additional prompts for providers (Option 1) and clients (Option 2).

Additional Information

Contact

Please contact the YWCA Patterson and McDaniel Family Center at
630.790.6600 or childcare@ywcachicago.org. When you call, follow the prompts and select Early Childhood Services (Option 3). There will be additional prompts for providers (Option 1) and clients (Option 2).