IECAM recently updated its Illinois Department of Human Services Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) data. This new information includes the number of children receiving assistance by family and service location as well as the number of centers and homes receiving payment in 2016.
The data are available on multiple geographic levels as well as for multiple different early childhood age groups and center/home types.
This new data is available by using IECAM’s tabular data tool. Simply click on 2016, select a geographic region, then select “IDHS Child Care Assistance Program” under Early Childhood Service Types.