Early Childhood Resource Directory
The information below has been compiled solely by the Collaboration for Early Childhood. All the information regarding hours and programming of facilities is what was shared with us, but it may have changed since we last updated the listing. We do not rate or endorse any provider, and our listings may not be comprehensive. If you see information that is inaccurate or missing, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Click on any resource to see more information about the organization.
While exploring the listings, you may have questions about licensing, the Illinois quality rating system for early childhood programs, or just best practices for choosing a child care provider. Get started here. In addition to filtering by accreditation below, you can also search Excelerate accredited programs across Illinois by zip code on the Illinois Cares for Kids Website.
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West Cook YMCA
West Suburban Montessori School ✅
YogaKids of Oak Park
The Early Childhood Resource Directory listings that have a ⭐ are the centers and partners that are part of our Developmental Screening Project. Learn more about the Developmental Screening Project.
Listings that have a ✅ are centers that participate in the Collaboration for Early Childhood’s free Hearing and Vision Screening services.
The Early Childhood Resource Directory is sponsored in part by the League of Women Voters of Oak Park-River Forest.
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