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Illinois Action for Children Referral Program

Searching for quality childcare can be a time-consuming process, and sometimes, the most challenging question is where to start.

Northwestern offers faculty, staff, and students a free resource and referral program to support your search through Illinois Action for Children.

How to access the benefit

Contact Northwestern's dedicated Illinois Action for Children Resource and Childcare Referral Specialist, Kanella Maniatis, at by calling 773-356-8135.

Kanella can help you:

 You may access the program as frequently as you like.

Parents are advised to carefully evaluate each provider to determine what is best for their family's needs, as these services cannot make recommendations.