Family Engagement

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The Collaboration empowers families to be their child’s first and most important teacher. We do this through monthly workshops, a collection of resources, and parent leadership opportunities. These pages are all about how the Collaboration works with parents and caregivers.

Parent Leadership Training

Oak Park and River Forest parents have everything they need to be leaders in our community, they just might not know it yet.

Calendar of Free Family-Friendly Events

Bringing together community partners to connect families with local early childhood events!

Parent/Caregiver Workshops

Helping parents promote their child’s healthy development through a variety of free workshops.

Parent Resources

Resources for your parenting and caregiving journey.

Baby Bundles

Baby Bundles are sturdy totes filled with lots of goodies and resources for new and expecting parents/caregivers.

Access to Preschool

Learn about preschool options and publicly funded preschool in Oak Park.

Parents/Caregivers are their child's first and most important teacher! Reach out to us to get connected to resources and supports by completing the form below.