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Program and Staff

Director: Brenda Lee Smith | 309-686-3750 Option 8

Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)
To apply for Child Care Assistance, check on status of paperwork, request a form or update contact information and care arrangements contact a CCAP Specialist.

Manager: Tawanda St. Germain

CCAP Department: 309-686-3750 Option 2             

CCAP Email:

Check on payment status by calling the Provider Hotline:      1-800-804-3833 or Payment Update Line: 217-524-9041

Child Care Referrals & Retention and Recruitment
For information on finding and choosing child care, becoming a child care provider, making provider program updates or to find parent resources, contact a specialist.

Referrals: Becky Kinney | 309-686-3750 Option 3    Recruitment: Stephanie Clark | 309-686-3750  Option 6

Provider Services
For training registrations and information, professional development, education and credentials and grant information, contact provider services.

Manager: Kami McClure | 309-686-3750 Option 5

Higher Ed Navigators                                                                    For information on the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity scholarship, higher education institution enrollment and eligibility, contact a Higher Education Navigator |  309-686-3750 Option 7

Quality Specialists
To request on-site consultations and information on quality improvement contact a Quality Specialist.                                Infant-Toddler Specialist | 309-686-3750 Option 9
Quality Specialist | 309-686-3750 Option 9

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SAL Child Care Connection
3425 N. Dries Lane | Peoria, Illinois 61604
Phone: 309-686-3750 or 1-800-421-4371
Fax: 309-686-3850
TTY: 309-686-3695

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