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Crisis Nursery

Phone: (217) 337-2730

Crisis Nursery creates an "Island of Safety" dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by providing 24-hour emergency care for children and support to strengthen families in crisis. Crisis Nursery is a free service and is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Child Care Resource Service

Phone: (217) 333-3252

Child Care Resource Service (CCRS) is a resource and referral service serving parents in Champaign, Douglas, Iroquois, Macon, Piatt, and Vermilion counties. CCRS helps parents locate available childcare and maintains current, detailed information on more than six hundred licensed and licensed-exempt centers and family childcare providers in East Central Illinois. Staff persons are experienced professionals who assist parents in clarifying their childcare needs and evaluating quality center or family childcare arrangements.

Child Care Assistance Program

Child Development Laboratory

Phone: (217) 333-2550

The Child Development Laboratory at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign focuses on the support of teaching, research, and outreach/engagement activities, while at the same time providing high quality early care and education services for enrolled children and their families.

Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club

Phone: (217) 355-5437

Offers a variety of programming for youth, grades K-12, in Champaign County, such as summer camps and after school programs.

Student-Parents at Illinois

For more information and resources on parenting while at the University of Illinois, please visit Student-Parents at Illinois.