Preschool financial aid - Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP)

What is CCAP?
Our school supports financial aid and scholarships for preschool families via the State of Illinois Child Care Assistance program (CCAP). If you are a low income families and need to work or attend school during the day, you may be eligible for tuition assistance for your preschool child.

How do I know if my familiy is eligible?
You can use the following calculator to help you determine if you are eligible. Eligibility Calculator

How can I apply?

To apply, you need to complete the CCAP appliation. We have copies of the application availabe in our school office, so we invite to you stop by during normal school hours and pick up a copy. You can also download and print the form yourself.

If you would like assistance completing the form, please contact us at 708-385-8776 or info@stchrisschool.org to make an appointment with a member of our school board, who will be happy to help you.

Once the form is complete, you will need to drop it off at an Illinois Action for Children location.

When can I apply?
Open registration for our preschool program is ongoing. You can apply for CCAP financial aid and admission to our preschool at any time during the school year.

What documents do I need for my application?
To complete the application, you will need the following documentation:

  • If you are working, you will need copies of your last two pay stubs.
  • If you are in school or training, you will need a copy of your school course schedule.
Further details can be found on the Application Checklist for Parents

How can I get some help or some more information?

We encourage you to contact our school office at 708-385-8776 or info@stchrisschool.org to get more information, to pick up an application, or to set up an appointment with a member of our school board for help with completing your application.

Help is also available by: