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.   

Kindermusik with Pat in Oak Park

Organization Kindermusik with Pat in Oak Park Program Type: Music Accreditations:   Financial ...

Kindness Creators

Organization Kindness Creators Program Type: Center Based Accreditations:   Financial Assistance: inquire about ...

Kings Kidz Academy ✅

Organization Kings Kidz Academy Program Type: Center Based Accreditations:   Financial Assistance: CCAP (Child ...

La Casa Montessori School ✅

Organization La Casa Montessori School Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: American Montessori ...

Learning Oak/Mi Escuela Early Childhood Development Center ⭐✅

Organization Learning Oak Early Childhood Development Center Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: AdvancEd ...

Legere Dance Centre

Organization Legere Dance Centre Program Type: Dance Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:   Calendar or ...

Let’s Play Work

  Organization Let's Play Work Program Type: Community Based Accreditations:   Financial ...

Little Sprouts Kids

Organization Little Sprouts Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: Financial Assistance: Calendar or ...

Magical Minds Studio

Organization Magical Minds Studio Program Type: Art Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:  Available Calendar ...

Montessori Español: A Spanish Immersion Program

Program Type: Home-Based Accreditations: American Montessori Society Financial Assistance:   Calendar or School ...

Montessori Language Academy

Organization Montessori Language Academy Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: American Montessori ...

Mosaic Montessori Academy

Organization Mosaic Montessori Academy     Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: Association Montessori ...

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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