IECAM for the Child Care Community

Are you looking for data related to child care in Illinois? Click on the links below to access resources, guides and tools useful to the child care community.


  • Child Care Quick Data Report This tool produces a quick ready-made report for a selected area. Note: this tool is in the process of being updated.
  • Database Search Database searches produce instant Excel spreadsheets for selected areas, years, early childhood services/programs, and demographics. Use this search for data on:
    • child care centers
    • family child care homes
    • IDHS Child Care Assistance Progam (CCAP)
    • child care program accreditations
    • child care centers and homes providing school-age care (before/after school)
  • Multiyear Search This tool allows you to compare tabular data for a single data type (PFA, Head Start, etc.) over multiple years. Great for identifying trends and changes over time.
  • Early Care and Education Services Map for Illinois
  • Child Care Maps and Visualizations
  • Illinois Early Childhood Dashboard This data dashboard provides maps and charts for topics such as workforce compensation, KIDS assessment results, program enrollment, credentials and endorsements, and more.

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