General Information

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.
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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 Child Care Connection, INC. (CCCC) provides referrals to
child care programs, financial assistance for child care, and education
and support services for child care providers. The CCCC office is located
at 919 South Spring Street, Springfield. Phone (217) 525-2805.
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