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.   

Hephzibah Children’s Association After-School Day Care

Organization Hephzibah Children's Association After-School Day Care Program ...

Howard Mohr Community Center Clubhouse

Organization Howard Mohr Community Center Clubhouse Program Type: Afterschool Accreditations:   Financial ...

Huskie Swim Camp at Oak Park River Forest High School

Organization Huskie Swim Camp at Oak Park River Forest High School Program ...

Intercultural Montessori School

Organization Intercultural Montessori School Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: American Montessori ...

INTUITdance

Organization INTUITdance Program Type: Dance Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:   Calendar or School ...

Itsy Bitsy Home Day Care

Organization Itsy Bitsy Home Day Care Program Type: Home based Accreditations:   Financial ...

Jessica Montanez Home Day Care

Organization Jessica Montanez Home Day Care Program Type: Home based Accreditations:   Financial ...

Jessica Worthington Home Day Care

Organization Jessica Worthington Home Day Care Program Type: Home based Accreditations:   Financial ...

Joyful Noise Music

Organization Joyful Noise Music Program Type: Music Description Offers a complete multi-year educational program ...

Keystone Montessori School ✅

Organization Keystone Montessori School Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: Associatione Montessori ...

Kidcreate Studio

Organization Kidcreate Studio Program Type: Art Accreditations:   Financial Assistance: Calendar or School ...

KidCrew Adventures

Organization: KidCrew Adventures Program Type: Home based Accreditations:   Financial Assistance: Scholarships ...

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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