The Collaboration for Early Childhood’s Partners

We wouldn’t be able to nurture and support the children in our community without our community partners. The below agencies and organizations work with us in a variety of ways. They collaborate with us, share services, provide funding, grants, or in-kind donations. They partner with us on new initiatives, or give their time and expertise by volunteering, or hosting an event. Support for early childhood takes many different forms, and we are thankful for all of them.

Funders and In-Kind Contributors

B & D Foundation
Community Mental Health Board of Oak Park Township: The Network of Care
Elmhurst Clinic
Forest Park National Bank & Trust Co.
Geppetto’s Toy Box
GIA Publications, Inc.
Good Heart, Work Smart Foundation
Grand Victoria Foundation
Illinois Action for Children
Illinois Department of Public Health
League of Women Voters of Oak Park/River Forest
Loyola Center for Health at North Riverside
McCormack Schreiber Legal Search
New Teacher Center
Oak Park Elementary School District 97
Oak Park Elementary School District 97 Combined Charities Campaign
Oak Park Pediatrics
Oak Park Public Library
Oak Park River Forest High School District 200
Oak Park Runners Club
Oak Park Township
Oak Park-River Forest Chamber of Commerce
Oak Park-River Forest Community Foundation
Park District of Oak Park
RiverEdge Hospital
River Forest Public Library
Rotary Club of Oak Park – River Forest
The Book Table
Village of Oak Park
Wednesday Journal Inc.

Community Partners

ABC Toon Town
Academy of Movement & Music
Alcuin Montessori
Ascension Catholic School
B.J.’s Kids
Blocks 24-Hour Child Care Center
Bright Star Learning Center
Buddah Belly Kids Yoga, LLC
The Busy Bee Learning Academy
Candy Montanez Home Day Care
Cathy’s Day Care Home
Chicago Parent Program
Child & Family Connections (CFC 7) – Suburban Access Inc.
Childhood Learning Center at OPRFHS
Children’s Clinic, sponsored by the Oak Park River Forest Infant Welfare Society
Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI)
Concordia University Early Childhood Education Center
Cristy’s Home Day Care
Daniela’s Day Care & Preschool
The Day Nursery
Dynamic Lynks
The Early Learning Development Center
Easterseals Metropolitan Chicago
Elmhurst Clinic, Oak Park
First Baptist Preschool and Kindergarten
First United Church Nursery School
Flavia Lamb Home Day Care
Forest Park Public Library
Future Leaders Learning Center
Gaby’s Day Care
Glasser Preschool of Oak Park Temple
Goedert Early Childhood Education Center at Dominican University
Good Shepherd’s Learning Center
Grace Lutheran School
Har Zion Early Childhood Center
Intercultural Montessori Language School
Kelly’s Home Day Care
Keystone Montessori
Kings Kidz Academy Inc.
La Casa Montessori
Lake Street Family Physicians
Little Sprouts
Loyola University Medical Center, North Riverside
Mosaic Montessori
New Moms
Oak Leaf Academy
Oak Park Building Blocks
Oak Park Friends School
Oak Park Montessori Day Care
Oak Park Pediatrics
Oak Park Public Library
Oak-Leyden Developmental Services
Parent’s Helper Day Care
Park District of Oak Park
Pediagroup Associates
PCC Wellness
Pilgrim Community Nursery School
Pioneering Healthy Communities
Prairie Home Kids
Quetzali Child Care
River Forest Community Center
River Forest Public Library
Smart Love Family Services
St. Catherine/St. Lucy
St. Giles School
St. Vincent Ferrer
Susan’s Garden Child Care
Toni’s Tykes
Triton Community College Early Childhood Education
Welcome to Fatherhood
West Cook YMCA Child Care
West Suburban Montessori School
West Suburban Special Recreation Association (WSSRA)
Wonder Works: A Children’s Museum in Oak Park

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We champion high-quality early childhood care and learning experiences and support for families so all children develop their full potential.