The Illinois Department of Human Services has a toll-free number that child care providers can use to check if their child care certificate has been entered for payment by your Child Care Resource and Referral Office and approved for payment by IDHS.
This phone number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Follow the voice instructions to enter your Social Security Number (SSN) or Federal Identification Number (FEIN) and the service month of the payment.
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