CCAP Updates and Forms

Schedule a CCAP Appointment


Walk-In service is available at our Damen, Chatham, and Lawrence locations only.  

Homewood is closed to the public – no Walk-In service is available. 


Our Lawrence Walk-In is Now Open! Our new address is 4762 N Clifton Ave, Chicago, IL 60640.  

Enter through the rear (Clifton street side) of the bank building located on the corner of Lawrence & Broadway. 


All CCAP visitors must show a Photo I.D. to the security officer to receive any Walk-In service, including Walk-In Express and Forms pick-up. 
Any visitor without a Photo I.D. or unwilling to comply will be refused Walk-In Service.


Walk-In Service Hours

Drop Box Hours  

1340 S Damen Ave
Chicago, Illinois, 60608
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday- 8:30am-3:30pm 
Wednesday- Closed, Phone appointments only 
Express and Form Kiosk: During All Walk-in Hours only
24 Hours, 7days a week
(Located near Hastings) 
1111 E 87th St
Chicago, Illinois 60619
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday- 8:30am-3:30pm 
Wednesday- Closed, Phone appointments only 
Express and Form Kiosk: During All Walk-in Hours only 
24 Hours, 7days a week
(Located near the main entrance)
Lawrence: Limited-Service Site 
4762 N. Clifton Ave
Chicago, IL 60640
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. 1- 3:30 p.m. (Closed 12-1 p.m. for lunch) 
Wednesday- Phone appointments only
Express and Form Service: During All Walk-In Hours only
24 Hours, 7days a week 
17926 South Halsted 
Suite 1 East 
Homewood, IL 60430 
Closed to the Public - No Walk-In Service Available   24 Hours, 7days a week (Located near the main entrance) 

Things to know:

  • All visitors must sign in at the security desk.
  • All visitors must show Photo ID.
    • All State, Military, Government Issued Identifications are accepted. Student photo identification is accepted as well.
    • Clear photo copies of these IDs are accepted.
  • You must have a scheduled appointment to receive a consultation.
    • Visitors without a scheduled appointment will not be serviced.
  • Phone appointments are on Wednesdays only.
  • Appointments are scheduled for 30 minutes. Childcare providers can schedule back-to-back 30-minute appointments, if needed.
  • Visitors can receive and drop off CCAP forms without an appointment.
  • Please arrive on time for your consultation appointment.
    • If you arrive late, we cannot extend your consultation past your scheduled appointment time. You may have to schedule a new appointment.
  • Late arrivals of 15 minutes or more run the risk of losing their appointments. We may not be able to accommodate late arrivals as it may affect other customers that have appointments that day.
  • Providers should avoid booking more than 2 appointments at a time. When multiple appointments are made and not utilized, it takes an available time slot away from a customer.

If more than 2 appointments are made, we may cancel the additional appointments to accommodate the needs of our other customers.

The Illinois Action for Children CCAP Phone Appointment Scheduler is Here!

CCAP phone appointments are available for parents and care and education providers. Phone appointments are available only on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

How it Works

  • Phone appointments are only available on Wednesday
  • Use the Phone Scheduler to reserve your appointment.
  • When scheduling an appointment, you will be required to provide a phone number.
  • Phone calls are scheduled for 30 minutes.
  • An IAFC representative will call from 312-823-1100 at your scheduled appointment time.
  • We will make 2 attempts to reach you. If we are unable to reach you after 2
  • calls, your appointment will be cancelled, and you will have to reschedule.
  • If you do not pick up, the Consultant will leave a voice message. They are not able to provide a call back number.

Be Prepared for Your Phone Appointment

Before your scheduled phone appointment, please have the following ready:

  1. Your full name and date of birth
  2. The parent’s 15-digit case number(s) and their date(s) of birth
  3. The childcare provider’s 15-digit ID number, if applicable.

Schedule a CCAP Appointment

Illinois Action for Children - Phone Scheduler

More CCAP Information

Eligibility Calculator
Use this tool to determine if your family qualifies for participation in the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program.

Request Forms
Submit a request for any forms that you may need.
Parent Forms | Provider Forms

Have Questions? Get Answers.

We are here to help!

If you have any questions regarding your CCAP case, please email us at This email is only for case inquiries and general questions. We are not accepting any paperwork through this email. To help us effectively assist you with questions, please give us the case name, child care case number, and contact information.

Parents and providers can easily locate all their CCAP needs in one convenient place. Available services include the ability to check your Case Status, Request CCAP Forms, Schedule a CCAP Consultation, and much more! Visit our new page CCAP Express page here.

• Our current CCAP Customer Service response time is 3 to 5 business days.
• You can reach our CCAP phone lines at 312-823-1100 Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
• Our CCAP 30 minute-phone appointments are available for parents and Childcare providers.
• Also, you can request forms or certificates here. If you have an Email Agreement form on file, it will be sent via the email listed.

Illinois Action for Children - Lawrence Walk-In

Illinois Action for Children - Chatham/South Walk-In

Illinois Action for Children - Damen/Central Walk-in