The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is the
licensing and regulatory agency for child care programs. For specific
questions or licensing information, Springfield DCFS is (217) 785-2688.
Website – www.state.il.us/dcfs/index.shtml
The DCFS operates a Day Care Information Line that provides parents
with licensing compliance information about programs. We encourage
you to call the Information Line at (877) 746-0829. My Friends Discovery
Center DCFS license #480979.
DCFS also operates a Hotline at (800) 25-ABUSE (22873) to report
child abuse or neglect.
Community Connection Point (CCP) provides referrals to child care programs, financial assistance for child care, and education and support services for
child care providers. The CCP office is located at 901 S. Spring St., Suite B, Springfield, 62704. Phone (217) 525-2805.
Website - www.ccpoint.org