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Before and After School Care FY2013 (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013)

Source of definition: Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Definitions provided in Section 377.2 of document Part 377. FACILITIES AND PROGRAMS EXEMPT FROM LICENSING.

Date of definition: November 2013

Note: View definitions of data variables related to licensed child care centers:

FY2013 number of sites

The number of child care centers or homes in a geographic area (for example, state or county)

Source of data: Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA)

Date of data: December 2012 (FY 2013)

Geographic region: These data are available by state, county, township, IL House district, IL Senate district, US Congressional district, ISBE region, IDHS region, municipality, and elementary and unit school district.

Note: The data are reported separately for three types of sites:

  • Licensed Child Care Centers (those whose status is “regulated/licensed” and whose center type is “Child Care Center,” “Before/After School Only,” “School Age Program,” “Park/Recreation only,” or “Preschool.”)
  • License-exempt Child Care Centers (those whose status is “exempt” and whose center type is “Child Care Center,” “Before/After School Only,” “School Age Program,” “Park/Recreation only,” or “Preschool.”)
  • Licensed Family Child Care Homes (those whose status is “regulated/licensed” and whose center type is “Family Child Care.”

Note: Centers that served no children were not counted in the number of sites.

Note: Centers that served “summer only” were not counted in the number of sites.

FY2013 licensed or reported capacity by session

Licensed or reported capacity across before/after school sessions

Source of data: Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA)

Date of data: December 2012 (FY 2013)

Geographic region: These data are available by state, county, township, IL House district, IL Senate district, US Congressional district, ISBE region, IDHS region, municipality, and elementary and unit school district.

Note: The data are reported separately for three types of sites:

  • Licensed Child Care Centers (those whose status is “regulated/licensed” and whose center type is “Child Care Center,” “Before/After School Only,” “School Age Program,” “Park/Recreation only,” or “Preschool.”)
  • License-exempt Child Care Centers (those whose status is “exempt” and whose center type is “Child Care Center,” “Before/After School Only,” “School Age Program,” “Park/Recreation only,” or “Preschool.”)
  • Licensed Family Child Care Homes (those whose status is “regulated/licensed” and whose center type is “Family Child Care.”

Note: Child care centers report capacity by individual sessions. The individual sessions included in this count are all sessions (e.g., Session 1, Session 2, Evening) except: weekend.

Note: The age group included in these capacity data is: School Age 1 Group (B/A Only). This age group includes children age 6 years through 12 years.

Note: For additional information on DCFS’s definition of day care centers, see DCFS / Day Care and Early Childhood.

Note: Child care centers serve families and children from 6 weeks old up to 13 years of age.