First Aid/CPR Reimbursement Program

In partnership with West Central Child Care Connection, the Illinois Department of Human Services is providing funds to assist child care practitioners to achieve First Aid (FA)/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.

Funds are available for:

  • FA/CPR training that occurs between July 1, 2023 – June 1, 2024.
  • Individual costs associated with Pediatric FA/CPR (registration fee, student workbook, certification card).  For school age providers, FA/CPR should be specific to the age served.
  • Center staff on-site FA/CPR that is arranged by a child care program (registration fee, student workbook, certification card).
  • Initial or renewal certification.

FA/CPR curriculum must be from one of the following approved entities:

. American Heart Association

· American Safety & Health Institute(ASHI)

· American Red Cross

· American Trauma Event Management (ATEM)

· Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI)

· Edward Atkinson/Emergency Response Health Network

· Ellis & Associates, Inc.-Orlando, FL

· EMS Safety Services

. Know CPR


· National Safety Council

. Pacific Medical Training

· Pro-Trainings, LLC

· Titan CPR Associates



You can view more information and download an application by clicking here:

                                                     FY24 FA-CPR -Application

To download the required W-9 form, click here:   W-9