Early Childhood Care Programs Supply and Demand

Understanding the Data


Abbreviations  

IDHS

  Illinois Department of Human Services
   

DFSS

  Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
    CPS   Chicago Public Schools
   

OPF

  Ounce of Prevention Fund
    CCMS   Child Care Management System
    COPA   Child Outcome Planning & Administration
    CPP   Community Partnership Program
    PFA   Preschool for All
    Pre-K   Pre-Kindergarten
    CPC   Child Parent Center
    EHS   Early Head Start
    HS   Head Start


  Data Element   Source

Child Population and Eligibility
 

Population of children, ages 0-5.
Number of children eligible for Head Start & Child Care Subsidies, ages 0-5

 

Chapin Hall child population and eligibility estimates based on 1980-2010 Decennial Censuses, Census Bureau intercensal population estimates, and public agency administrative data.

    Eligibility Calculations and Methodology (pdf)    

Early Education and
Child Care Utilization
  IDHS subsidy use   Illinois Department of Human Services, CCMS data
(all calculations are based on the address of the child)   Early Head Start   Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, COPA data
    Head Start half-day and full-day   Chicago Department of Family and Support Services, COPA data
    Ounce of Prevention   Ounce of Prevention Enrollment Data
    CPS Pre-K   Chicago Public School Enrollment Data

Early Education & Center-Based Care Slots   DFSS Child Care Supply   Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
(all calculations are based on the address of the provider)   DFSS Head Start   Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
    DFSS Early Head Start   Chicago Department of Family and Support Services
    CPS Pre-K Supply   Chicago Public Schools
    Ounce of Prevention EHS slots   Ounce of Prevention Early Head Start funded slots data

For more information regarding the data found on this site, please contact Shannon Guiltinan at sguiltinan at chapinhall.org




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