We Are Here to Assist You

YWCA Child Care Provider Services offer early childhood professional development for new and existing home-based and center-based child care providers. We are here to assist child care providers in offering quality care to the children and families they serve. YWCA Child Care Solutions offers assistance throughout Boone, Jo Daviess, Stephenson and Winnebago Counties.

Training & Professional Development

Apply for an FEIN Number

Credentials & Accreditation

Consultants and Specialists

Debit Card for Providers

ExceleRate/Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS)


Housing Authority and Loan Requests

IDHS Child Care Telephone Billing Agreement System FAQ for providers

iLearning (SIDS, Shaken Baby, What is CCAP, Emergency Preparedness, etc.)

Track Your Child Care Payments (Select “Vendor Payments”)