We were thrilled to see so many people at the Baby Fair on April 16, 2016. The Baby Fair was sponsored by the Oak Park Public Library and co-sponsored by the Collaboration.
Here is a list of organizations who attended, with links to additional resources for families with young children:
CEDA provides a range of services to assist low-income Suburban Cook County residents. Services include dental care, vision care, family nutrition, family support & case management, affordable housing counseling, trade skills, employment assistance, auto repair assistance, home energy assistance, and more.
Easterseals – Partnering with Parents
Partnering with Parents supports young children through home visiting programs and group activities.
Hephzibah Children’s Association
Hephzibah offers Early Head Start with home visiting services, a Head Start program, after-school care, foster care, adoption, family services, and they operate a residential group home for children that is in Oak Park.
Kids in Danger
Kids In Danger provides information and resources about children’s product safety.
Kids Unlimited Therapy Services
Kids Unlimited provides occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech therapy evaluation and treatment for children 0-21 years of age.
Kindermusik offers music and specialty classes to young children.
La Leche League
La Leche League provides breastfeeding support, family play groups, and gatherings.
Musikgarten offers music and movement classes to young children.
Oak-Leyden Developmental Services
Oak-Leyden helps children and adults with developmental disabilities meet life’s challenges and reach their highest potential.
Oak Park Public Library Book Bike and Children’s Department
The Oak Park Public Library offers storytimes and early literacy support, events, reading lists and more for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers.
Parenthesis Family Center
Parenthesis Family Center provides support and parenting education for families with young children.
PCC Community Wellness Center
PCC provides healthcare to everyone; no one is denied services because of inability to pay.
Peekaboo Playroom offers children 0-6 a place to play, create, imagine and explore.
Postpartum Depression Illinois Alliance
The Postpartum Depression Illinois Alliance provides information and support for new mothers experiencing depression and/or anxiety.
Safe Kids Chicago
Safe Kids provides information and resources to prevent childhood injuries.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program
WIC provides nutrition education, nutrition counseling, breastfeeding support, vouchers for nutritious foods, and referrals to other social and health services.
Licensed Child Care Centers:
ABC Toon Town
ABC Toon Town has space available in their child care center.
Blocks 24 Hour Child Care
Contact Blocks 24 Hour Child Care for current availability.
Little Beginnings Daycare & Preschool
Little Beginnings has space available in their daycare center and preschool.
Oak Leaf Academy
Oak Leaf Academy has space available in their new center-based location.