Early Childhood Resource Directory

Welcome to the online Early Childhood Resource Directory. We want to make it as easy as possible for you to find what you need. This information 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 2021-2022 Early Childhood Resource Directory.

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Oak Park Building Blocks ⭐✅

Organization Oak Park Building Blocks Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: will be seeking ExceleRate Silver ...

Oak Park Elementary School District 97 Prekindergarten Partnership (PKP)

Organization Oak Park Elementary School District 97 Prekindergarten Partnership (PKP) Program Type: Center ...

Oak Park Friends School ⭐✅

Program Type: Center Based, Afterschool Accreditations: Financial Assistance: None Calendar or ...

Oak Park Gymnastics and Recreation Center

Organization Oak Park Gymnastics and Recreation Center Program Type: Gym and Play Accreditations:   Financial ...

Oak Park Montessori School FP

Organization Oak Park Montessori School FP Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: American Montessori ...

Oak Park Montessori School-OP ✅

Organization Oak Park Montessori School-OP Program Type: Center Based Accreditations: American Montessori ...

Oak Park Public Library – Dole

Organization Oak Park Public Library - Dole Program Type: Public library Accreditations:   Financial ...

Oak Park Public Library – Main

Organization Oak Park Public Library - Main Program Type: Public library Accreditations:   Financial ...

Oak Park Public Library – Maze

Organization Oak Park Public Library - Maze Program Type: Public library Accreditations:   Financial ...

Oak Park String Academy

Organization Oak Park String Academy Program Type: Music Accreditations:   Financial Assistance:   Calendar or ...

Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts

Organization Ovation Academy for the Performing Arts Program Type: Music Accreditations:   Financial ...

Parent’s Helper Home Daycare

Organization Parent's Helper Home Daycare Program Type: Home based Accreditations: Family Child Care Credential, ...

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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