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 usbut 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. 

View the PDF Version of the 2024-2025 Early Childhood Resource Directory.

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 providerGet 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.   

TranscenDance Studios

Organization TranscenDance Studios Program Type: Dance Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:   Calendar or ...

Tri-Star Gymnastics

Organization Tri-Star Gymnastics Program Type: Gym and Play Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:   Calendar ...

West Cook YMCA

Organization West Cook YMCA Program Type: Community Based Organizations Accreditations:   Financial ...

West Suburban Montessori School ✅

Organization West Suburban Montessori School Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: Association Montessori ...

Wonder Works

Organization Wonder Works Program Type: Children Museums Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:   Calendar or ...

YogaKids of Oak Park

Organization YogaKids of Oak Park Program Type: Yoga Accreditations:   Financial ...

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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