SERVING CLAY, CRAWFORD, EDWARDS, EFFINGHAM, FAYETTE, JASPER, JEFFERSON, LAWRENCE, MARION, RICHLAND, WABASH & WAYNE COUNTY
Project CHILD - Caring How Illinois Lives Develop

Contact Us

Mail
Project CHILD
PO Box 827
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

Phone
(800)362-7257
(618)244-2210

FAX
(618)244-5209

E-mail
[email protected]

Visit
Monday thru Thursday
8 am – 4:30 pm

Friday
8 am - 4 pm

327 Potomac Blvd.
Suite C.
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864

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Project Child is a child care resource and referral agency based in Mt. Vernon, IL and serving the Southern Illinois counties of Clay, Crawford, Edwards, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Jefferson, Lawrence, Marion, Richland, Wabash and Wayne.  We are a part of the Illinois Network of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies.  We are a grant funded program administered through Rend Lake College by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

Project CHILD administers the Illinois Child Care Assistance Program for parents in the counties we serve.  In addition, we provide a wide range of support services for child care professionals, parents and public agencies involved in early childhood education.  Some examples of services we provide include:

  • Assistance for parents searching for quality childcare
  • Professional development training opportunities for child care providers
  • Grants for program and facility improvement
  • Scholarship and educational assistance programs
  • Data and statistical information about child care in our service delivery area