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Illinois Action for Children Referral Program

Searching for quality childcare can be a time-consuming process, and sometimes, the most challenging question is where to start.

Northwestern offers faculty, staff, and students a free resource and referral program to support your search through Illinois Action for Children.

How to access the benefit

Contact the dedicated Northwestern resource and childcare referral specialist at Illinois Action for Children at by calling 773-356-8135.

This specialist can help you:

 You may access the program as frequently as you like.

Parents are advised to carefully evaluate each provider to determine what is best for their family's needs, as these services cannot make recommendations.