The Baby Fold is a not-for-profit organization affiliated with The United Methodist Church
and is licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The Baby Fold receives funding for its services through purchase of service contracts with DCFS, the Illinois Department of Human Services, the Illinois State Board of Education, local school districts, United Way of McLean County, Medicaid, corporate and foundation grants, and private sources. The Baby Fold is a certified provider of Medicaid Community Mental Health Services. Hammitt School is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education as a non-public school serving special education students and is accredited by the North Central Association for Colleges and Schools.