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The listings on this page are informational only. They do not constitute endorsements of care providers. Last updated 1/19/2016

 

All Aboard Learning Express

4008 W. Rosemont • Chicago 60646 • Ages 3-13 yrs. • 6:30am-6:00pm • NAEYC accredited Preschool, Pre-K , Kindergarten and Summer Camp Program • 773-202-0554 • allaboardlearningexpress@yahoo.com
 
Assential Therapies Inc

241 Golf Mill Center • Suite 201203 • Niles 60714 • 0-18 yrs.• Provides feeding, swallowing, speech, occupational and developmental therapy services • Accepts most insurance plans • 847-699-9757 • www.atmfc.cominfo@atmfc.com
 
Brickton Montessori School

8622 W. Catalpa • Chicago, 60656 • 2 yrs 8th grade. • year-round full-day programs • partial week available for toddlers (ok if not toilet trained) • Spanish, Art, Music • Parent/Child classes• local/organic hot lunches • Cheryl Lacoste, Head of School • 773-714-0646 • www.brickton.orginfo@brickton.org  
 
Caralot Home Child Care

229 Montgomery Lane • Glenview, 60025 • Ages 0-12 • 7:15am-5:15pm with flexibility • Part-time or full time • Certified teacher provides creative, loving, dependable care • Cara Dolick • 847-476-5583 • www.caralotchildcare.comcaraldolick@aol.com
 
Child Care with Confidence

8200 W. Greendale • Niles, 60714 • 6 wks 5½ yrs • 6:45am-6pm • Year-round • 847-698-1010
 
Child & Family Connections

Clearbrook Plaza • 1835 W. Central Road • Arlington Heights 60005 • Serves Districts 62, 63, 64, 65, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71 • Provides screening, evaluation, therapy, & family support for children 0-3 yrs • Brenda DeVito, Director • 847-385-5070 • Referrals call 847-870-2233 x6400 • www.clearbrook.org • info@clearbrook.org
 
Children’s Bright Beginnings

8944 Austin • Morton Grove, 60053 • 2-12 yrs • 7am-6pm • Before & after school program • Summer camp • Year-round • Academic emphasis • 847-965-1003 • ptB0701@comcast.net
 
Children’s Campus Inc.

7250 W. Touhy Ave • Chicago 60631 • 2 yrs-K • 6am-6pm • Summer program for 6-10 yrs • Serving the community since 1979 • 773-631-3632 • www.childrenscampusinc.comccampusinc@aol.com

 

Children’s Care & Development Center

3925 Lunt Ave • Lincolnwood • 60712 6 wks-5yrs • 7:00am-6:00pm • Full-time only • NAEYC accredited • Excelerate Gold • degreed teachers • Susan Fahey, Director • 847-676-8388 • info@ccdcpreschool.org

 

Children’s Health Resource Center

Advocate Lutheran General Children’s Hospital • 1675 Dempster • Park Ridge, 60068 • Free lending library offers easy to understand information on parenting, children’s health & teen health issues • Kathy Smart • 847-723-9484   
 
Children’s Home + Aid/ Illinois Action for Children
Provides parents access to a database referral system to find available childcare • State money available to help parents who meet income guidelines pay for childcare • Provides training & support to childcare providers • Call 312-823-1100 for a list • 847-640-9590 • www.actforchildren.org
 
Children’s Learning World: A Montessori School Inc.
8101 Golf Road • Niles, 60714 • 6 wks -2 yrs, 7:30am-5:30pm • 2 yrs-12 yrs, 6:30am-6pm • Year-round • Gym, swim, dance, chess • Summer program • Infant & toddler program • Preschool full & part-time • Grades 1-6 • 847-470-0370
 
Glenview Learning Center: College Nannies and Tutors
958 Harlem Ave. • Glenview 60025 • Full time, part-time, summer, and on call nannies • Homework help, specialized tutors, & test-prep coaching in your home or at our Centers • 847-998-5657 • www.collegenannies.comwww.collegetutors.com
 
Creative Paths Learning Center
5129 Dempster St. • Skokie, 60077 • 6 wks-6yrs. • year-round • Full & part-time programs • Research-based curriculum • literacy & phonics small group instruction • 224-534-7261 • www.creativepathslearningcenter.comcreativepathslc@yahoo.com
 
Culver School: District 71 Blended Early Childhood Program
9601 W. Oakton St. • Niles, 60714 • Serves residents of District 71 • 8:30-11:00 M-F or 12:15-2:45 M-F • 3-5 yr. olds with and without disabilities • Speech, OT, PT, Social work & school psychology services as need • Pre-school screenings • Contact Laura Guarraci • 847-470-340
 
Diane Brown & Jobina Ponce Home Day Care
5044 W. Howard St. • Skokie, 60077 • 6 wks-12 yrs • 6:45am-7:30pm • After-school program • Educational emphasis • Safe environment • Home-cooked meals• English & Spanish • 847-983-2956 • cell 815-236-2731
 
District 63 Early Childhood Center
Melzer School • 9400 N Oriole • Morton Grove, 60053 • Serves School District 63 • Screening center & referral service for children with special needs • Tuition, special ed, and at-risk  preschool program for 3–5 yrs • 847-745-6439 or 847-745-6487
 
Donna’s Day Care
1722 Lunt • Des Plaines, 60018 • 0 -12 yrs. • 7am-5:30pm • Licensed in-home day care • Full & part time • Donna Duggan. • 847-299-7996
 

Dreamers Child Care & Preschool

2682 Golf Rd. • Glenview, 60025 • Ages 6 wks-6 yrs. • 7 am-6 pm, full-time and part-time • Ukrainian-American childcare. • We offer love and learning under one roof. We provide a second home for your child, a place of comfort and security. • 224-616-3333

 

Edgebrook Community Church Preschool
6736 N. Loleta. • Chicago, 60646 • 2-5 yrs • 2 yrs, M/W/F, 11:30am-1pm • 3-5 yr. olds, M/W/F, 8:45-11:15am • Tu/Th, 8:45-11:15am • Hands-on developmental play program • 773-631-9759
 
Edison Park Lutheran Church Preschool
6626 N. Oliphant Ave. • Chicago, 60631 • 3-4 yrs • AM classes M-F • 773-631-9131 • www.edisonparkchurch.com
 
Embers Elementary School
8340 N. Greenwood • Niles, 60714 • Preschool-5th grade • 3 yrs, Tu/Th, 8:20-10:30am • 4 yrs, M/W/F,  8:20-11:30am •  Private school focusing on academic excellence & character formation • 847-518-1185 • www.emberselementary.orginfo@emberselementary.org
 
Eye Level (ENOPI) Skokie Learning & Enrichment Center 

3714 Dempster • Skokie, 60076 • Tu/Th, Sat. 9-1pm • Teaches critical thinking concepts in Math, reading, & writing • 847-983-7562 • www.eyelevelskokie.com
 

Family Focus Evanston-Prevention Initiative Program
2010 Dewey Ave. Evanston, 60201 • Age: 0-3 years • Illinois State Board of Education funded home visiting program. Knowledgeable parent educators provide two home visits per month. Focus is on sharing child development information. We provide support and encouragement as parents work to be their child's first teacher. We administer developmental screenings, facilitate play groups and parent support groups, and set goals with families. • Carmen Francellno, Program Manager • 847-475-7570 ext. 33 • Fax 847-475-7590

 
First Congregational Preschool
766 Graceland • Des Plaines, 60016 • 3-4 yrs (must be toilet trained) • 9:15-11:45am • Extended day option 8am-3pm • 2, 3, and 5-day options • Summer program 2-4 days/wk in June & July • Music & gym classes • 847-299-5561
 
Glenview New Church Schools
74 Park Drive • Glenview, 60025 • Preschool program 3-5 yrs. • Full & half day • Before & after school care • Mrs. Rebekah Russell, Principal • 847-724-0057 ext. 20 • www.glenviewnewchurch.org

 

Golf Maine Park District
9229 Emerson • Des Plaines, 60016 • 4 yrs • M-F, 9-11:30am • M-Th, 12:30-3pm • 847-297-3000

 
Hand in Hand Learning Land
2410 Bel Air Drive • Glenview, 60025 • 6 wks-12 yrs • 7:30am-5:30pm • Licensed home care • Kohl McCormick teacher • Play & project-based • 847-657-0887 • lindakraft@gmail.com
 
Hynes Elementary School Preschool
9000 Belleforte • Morton Grove, 60053 • 3 yrs, 12:30-3pm • 4 yr olds, 8:30-11am • Blended classroom includes typically developing as well as special needs students • Carol Westley, Principal • 847-965-4500

 

Immaculate Conception Preschool
7263 W. Talcott • Chicago, 60631 • Part time: 3 yrs, Tu/Th,  8-11:30am • 4 yrs, M/W/F, 8-11:30am • Full-time: 3 & 4 yrs, M/F, 8am-3pm • Before & after school care • Spanish, gym, music, library, yoga, art • 773-775-0545 • www.iccowboys.net
 
IT Day Care Center
1637 S. Oakton Place • Des Plaines, 60018 • 6 wks-6 yrs & 6-12 yrs • 6am-6pm • Before & after school program • Year-round • Accepts government-subsidized cases • 847-299-8687
 
Jefferson School/Park Ridge-Niles School District 64
8200 Greendale • Niles, 60714 • Serves residents of School District 64 • 3-5 yrs •  Small class size • Blended program includes children with special needs • Small teacher to student ratio • Speech-Language, Occupational, and Physical Therapy • 847-318-5360 • www.d64.org
 
Kiddie Garden
9130 Golf Road • Niles, 60714 • 6 wks-6 yrs • 6:30am-6pm • Year-round • www.kiddiegardendaycare.comkiddiegard@yahoo.com
 
Kiddie Junction Educational Institute
1619 E. Oakton Street • Des Plaines, 60018 • 6 wks-Kindergarten • 6am-6pm • Swimming, martial arts • Summer camp & before & after school care for ages 6-12 • Robin Nordin, Director • 847-827-5415 • www.kiddiejunction.net
 
Kiddie Kollege - Leaning Tower YMCA
6300 W. Touhy Ave • Niles, 60714 • Preschool 3-4 yrs. Tu/Th 9-11:30am, Pre-K 4-5 yrs. M/W/F 9-11:30am • Swim lessons • Register year-round • Enrichment classes for ages 0-5yrs • The Y also offers classes for ages 18 mos & up • 847-410-5124
 
Kids Academy
9233 Shermer Rd • Morton Grove, 60053 • 6wks-12 yrs. • M-F • 7 am-6pm • Before and after school program • Kind. program onsite • kids-academy.info • 847-966-9007 • kidsacademydaycarecenter@gmail.com
 
Kindercare Learning Centers
8650 W. Ballard Road • Des Plaines, 60016 • 6 wks-12 yrs • 6:30am-6pm • Full day K • Summer camp • Year-round • 847-803-9929 • 301141@klcorp.com

 

Lil  Chuchus Preschool
7037 W. Main St. • Niles, 60714 • 6 wks.-6 yrs. • 6:45am-6:00pm • 773-732-3025 •  lilchuchuniles@gmail.com

 

Little People’s Montessori School
7500 Skokie Blvd • Skokie, 60077 • 2-6 yrs • 7am-6pm • Montessori-certified teachers • Music & Spanish lessons • Open year-round • Summer program • 847-674-1808 • gina.park@att.net

 
Logos Christian Academy
7280 Caldwell • Niles, 60714 • 3 yrs-12th grade •  8:30am-3pm • 773-895-5452
 
Lutheran Unity School
5650 N. Canfield • Chicago, IL 60631• 3 yrs-8th grade • 8:30am 3pm • Before & after school care •  Provides excellence in Christ-centered education •  JoEllen Hoffman, Principal • 708-867-5044 • www.lutheranunity.com

 

Noyes Cultural Art Center: Martha Yelenosky Piano Studio
927 Noyes St. #222 • Evanston, IL • 60201 • Kindermusik classes for ages 3 mo.-5 yrs. • Pre-Piano Classes for ages 4-5 • 847-533-9687 • kindermusik@yelenosky.com or
piano@yelenosky.com

 
Mary Seat of Wisdom School
1352 S. Cumberland • Park Ridge, 60068 • Preschool for  3 & 4 yrs • 3 yrs, TU/TH am or pm. • 4 yrs, MWF or 5 days • Extended day options • 847-825-2500 • www.mswschool.org
 
Messiah  Lutheran Child Care Center
1605 Vernon Ave. • Park Ridge, 60068 • 3 yrs-K • Preschool 9 11:30am • Extended hours 6:30am 5:30pm • 2-5 days • Year-round • Parent-tot program • Christian education • 847-825-3767 • www.messiahchildcare.commessiahchildcarecenter@gmail.com
 
Montessori Academy of Illinois
418 W. Touhy Ave • Park Ridge, 60068 • 6 wks-6 yrs • 6:45am 6pm • Computers, Dance, Spanish, piano • c.alderete@montessoriacademyof Illinois.com • 847-292-1229 • www.parkridgemontessori.com/contact.html

 

Montessori Academy of Morton Grove
9320 Waukegan Road • Morton Grove, 60053 • 6 weeks-6 yrs • 7:30am-6pm • Year-Round • Full & part time programs available • Montessori Certified Teachers • Spanish, Music, Art • Daily Organic Hot Lunch • 847-423-2145 • www.montessoriacademymg.comtanyagillani@montessoriacademymg.com

 
Mosaic Early Childhood Center/Mosaic Montessori
4023 Dempster & 4700 Oakton • Skokie, 60076 • 6 wks-12 yrs • 7am-6pm • Year-round • Before & after school program with transportation • Academic summer camp • ISBE Preschool for All • NAEYC Accredited • Erum Jumani •
847-675-7030 • www.mosaicearlychildhoodcenter.com • mosaicearlychildhood@ hotmail.com
 
A Mother’s Touch Learning Academy
1666 Rand Rd. • Des Plaines, 60016 • 6 wks-12 yrs • 6:30am-6pm • Full & part-time • Music & movement, reading readiness, computer, art, math & science • Infant-toddler education • Preschool summer camp • 847-813-5039 • www.amotherstouch.usdirector-desplaines@amotherstouch.us
 
Niles Family Fitness Center
987 Civic Center Dr • Niles 60714 • Children’s programs for ages • 10 mos-6 yrs • 847-588-8400
 
Niles Family Services
999 Civic Center Drive, 3rd floor • Niles, 60714 •  Comprehensive counseling services for Niles residents, including evaluation, intervention & individual, marital, family and group therapy • 847-588-8460
 
Niles Park District Bright Beginnings Preschool
6676 W. Howard Street, 8100 Ozark, 8255 Oketo • Niles, 60714 • 3-5 yrs • AM & PM sessions • Classes held 2, 3, & 5 days • Children & tot programs for 2 yrs. & up • 847-967-6633 • www.niles-parks.orgmaura@niles-parks.org
 
Oakton Comm. College Early Childhood Education Centers:
Skokie Campus
7701 Lincoln Ave • Skokie, 60077 • 3-5 yrs • Full & part day programs • NAEYC accredited • 847-635-1441
Des Plaines Campus
1600 E. Golf Road • Des Plaines, 60016 • 2-3 yrs & 3-5 yrs • Full day program • 847-635-1840 • www.oakton.edu/about/ece_center
 
One Hope United Child Development Center
9375 W. Church St • Des Plaines, 60016 • 6 wks-K • 6:30am-6pm • Year-round • Additional centers at 3013 Illinois Rd, Wilmette and 2300 E Devon, Des Plaines • Summer camp for grades 1-8 in Des Plaines & Glenview • Before & after school program in Glenview at Avoca School • 847-824-5180 • www.onehopeunited.org

 

Open Arms Christian Child Development Center

1850 Chestnut Ave • Glenview, 60025 • 6 wks-6 yrs • 5 days,  6:30am 6:30pm • Full day kindergarten • Spacious rooms, new playground, large indoor gym, catered meals  Summer camp 6-10 yrs. • 847-724-6092 • www.openarmsglenview.org
 
Pathways Awareness Foundation
2591 Compass Rd, Suite 100 • Glenview, 60026 • Provides information on child developmental milestones to parents, teachers, & health professionals • 800-955-2445
 
Pathways Center
2591 Compass Road • Glenview, 60026 • 0 yrs-20 yrs • Screening, evaluation, & treatment center • Physical, speech, occupational therapy • 847-729-6220 • www.pathways.org
 
Pediatric Therapy Center
Advocate Lutheran General Children’s Hospital • Yacktman Pavilion • 1675 Dempster • Park Ridge, 60068 • 0 yrs-Teen • Provides evaluation & treatment, speech/language, occupational & physical therapies, audiological services • 847-723-4532
 
Precious Child Early Learning Center (Jerusalem Lutheran)
6218 Capulina • Morton Grove, 60053 • 3-5 yrs (must be toilet trained) • 7am-6pm •  1st-8th grade •  Summer camp • Duane Vance, Principal • Vicki Burger, Preschool Director • 847-965-4750 ext. 2
 
Rhythm & Beyond
8746 N. Shermer Rd. • Niles, IL 60714 • 4-9pm M-Th, 9am-2pm Sat & Sun. • Dance, Music, Art. Martial Arts classes, Birthday parties, Events for 6 mos age-adults. • Classes for kids with special needs-all ages. • 847-322-4260 • www.rhythmandbeyond.com
 
Safari Childcare
1738 E. Kensington Rd. • Mt. Prospect, 60056 • 6 wks.-12 yrs. • M-F 6:30am-6:30pm • Summer camp • Offer Preschool For All • Flexible rates & scheduling • 847-375-0354 • www.safarichildcare.com
 
St. Andrews Lutheran School 
260 N. Northwest Hwy • Park Ridge, 60068 • 3 yrs-8th grade • Before Care 7-8:30am • School 8:30am-3:20pm • Aftercare 3:20 6pm • Caring, well-educated faculty, athletic program, hot lunches, parent involvement, summer enrichment • Sue Johanson, Preschool Director • 847 823-9308 ext.206 • www.standrewspr.org • sjohanson@standrewslutheranschool.org

 

St. Catherine Laboure School 

3425 Thornwood Ave. • Glenview, IL 60026 • Pk-3 through 8th grade • Preschool options full or half day, 3-5 days • Before and After school care • Summer Camp Program • Jodi Reuter, Principal • 847-724-2240 • www.sclschool-glenview.orgjreuter@sclschool-glenview.org

 

St. Cornelius School Preschool
5252 N. Long • Chicago, 60630 • 3 & 4 yrs. old by Sept. 1 • 3 yrs, M/W/F or 5 days, 7:55 10:30am • 4 yrs, 5 days,  11:30-2:30pm • Before & after care 6:30am-6pm • Values-based program nurturing the whole child • 773-283-2192 • www.stcorneliusschool.org
 
St. John Brebeuf Preschool
8301 N. Harlem Ave • Niles, 60714 • 3 yrs full & half-day programs • 4 yrs full & half-day programs • 847-966-3266
 
St. Haralambos Greek Orthodox Church

Aristotle Preschool & Kindergarten • 7373 Caldwell • Niles, 60714 • 3 yrs-K • 9am-1pm • Bilingual Greek-English component •growing hearts, minds & souls • 847-647-8880 • www.aristotlegreekschools.com
 
St. Juliana Preschool
7400 W. Touhy Ave. • Chicago, 60631 • 3 & 4 yrs.• 3 yrs.: 3 & 5-day options • 4 yrs: M-F extended day  & after-school care • Reasonable cost • Katrina McDermott, Principal • 773-631-2256 • www.stjuliana.org
 
St. Mary of the Woods School & Preschool
7033 N. Moselle • Chicago, 60646 • 3 4 yrs • M-F full or half day • Full & half-day kindergarten • 1st-8th grades • 773-763-7577
 
St. Philip Lutheran Early Childhood Center
2500 W. Bryn Mawr • Chicago, 60659 • 6 wks-6 yrs • 7am-6pm • Elementary school 1st 8th grade • Extended care • Summer camp • 773-561-7566 • 773-561-9830
 
St. Thecla School
6323 N. Newcastle • Chicago, 60631 • 3 yrs, M-F, Half & full day options • 4 yrs, M-F • Half & full day options • School K-8 • 773-763-3380 • www.saintthecla.org

See Me Grow & Learn Infant and Child Development Center
1345 E. Golf Rd. • Des Plaines, 60016 • 6 wks.-12 years • 6:30am-6:00pm • Flexible part-time schedules • Full time & family discounts • low-cost remote camera observation membership available • highly qualified & experienced staff • seemegrowdaycare.com • 847-813-6892
 
Shining Star Learning Center, Inc.
4201-4207 W. Main St • Skokie, 60076 • 6 wks-6 yrs • 7am-6pm • Year-round • State licensed • Certified teachers • Nurse on staff • Gym, dance, taekwondo • 847-933-1288 / 847-933-1289
 
Science & Arts Academy
1825 Miner St • Des Plaines, IL 60016 • Jr. Kind.(4 yrs.)-8th grade • 4 yrs. M/W/F or M-F 8:30-3:30 • Extended daycare 7:30am-6:00pm • Independent school for gifted learners • After-school activities • Summer camp Jun-Aug • Call or visit website to schedule a tour • Mindy Keller • www.scienceandartsacademy.org • 847-827-7880
 
Science Academy of Chicago
501 Midway Drive • Mt. Prospect, 60056 • Full day preschool and Kindergarten • Before & after school • www.saoc.org

 

Sowing Seeds Childcare

Home daycare • Chicago northwest side • 6 wks.-6 yrs. • 7:00am-5:30pm • Growing happy healthy children • sowingseedschildcare.org • 773-852-9418 • lmendez@sowingseedschicagochildcare.org

 

Stock PreSchool (CPS)
7507 W. Birchwood  • Chicago, 60646 • Pay-based, inclusive  Pre-K (3 & 4 yrs.) program for both typically developing students & students with special needs • 5 days, 2.5 hrs/day • AM & PM • Certified Gen Ed/Special Ed staff • OT, PT, SW, Speech, Nursing • 773-534-1215 • www.stock.cps.k12.il.us
 
Sugar Plum Tree Preschool, Inc.
1006 Gillick • Park Ridge, 60068 • Day care: 18 mos-5 yrs, 6:45am-6pm • Preschool: 3-5 yrs, 9-11:30am • Before & after school care • 847-823-1978 • www.sugarplumtree.net
 
Zunco Childcare—Shilan Callaghan Home Daycare
7521 N. Octavia • Chicago, 60631 • 0-6yrs. • 6:30am-6pm • DCFS licensed • Experienced as a Montessori directress for 20 yrs • 773-575-7063