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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 • caraldolick@aol.comwww.caralotchildcare.com
847 476-5583
 
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 • 847 385 5070 • www.clearbrook.org • Referrals call 847-870-2233x6400 info@clearbrook.org •Brenda DeVito, Director
 
Children’s Bright Beginnings
8944 Austin • Morton Grove 60053 • 2-12 yrs • 7am-6pm • Before & after school program • Summer camp •
Year-round • Academic emphasis •  ptB0701@comcast.net • 847-965-1003
 
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 • ccampusinc@aol.comwww.childrenscampusinc.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•info@ccdcpreschool.org• 847-676-8388


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 • Call 312 823 1100 for a list •  State money available to help parents who meet income guidelines pay for childcare • Provides training & support to childcare providers • 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-6:pm • Year-round • Gym, swim, dance, chess  • Summer program • Infant & toddler program • Preschool full & part-time • Grades 1-6 •  847-470-0370
 
College Nannies and Tutors
Glenview Learning Center • 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• creativepathslc@yahoo.com
www.creativepathslearningcenter.com
224-534-7261
 
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 •  847-470-3405
 
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, IL. 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, MWF, 11:30am-1pm • 3-5 yr. olds, MWF, 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, MWF,  8:20 11:30am •  Private school focusing on academic excellence & character formation • www.emberselementary.org
info@emberselementary.org • 847 518-1185
 
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 x20 • 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 • LindaKraft@gmail.com
847-657-0887
 
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, MWF, 8 11:30am • Full-time: 3 & 4 yrs, M F, 8am-3pm • Before & after school care • Spanish, gym, music, library, yoga, art • www.iccowboys.net • 773 775-0545
 
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 • Information available at www.d64.org • 847 318 5360
 
Kiddie Garden
9130 Golf Road • Niles 60714 • 6 wks 6 yrs • 6:30am-6pm • Year-round • www.kiddiegardendaycare.comkiddiegard@yahoo.com • 847-699-8585
 
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 9-11:30,Pre-K 4-5 yrs. MWF 9-11:30 • 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
kidsacademydaycarecenter@gmail.com.847-966-9007
 
Kindercare Learning Centers
8650 W. Ballard Road • Des Plaines 60016 • 6 wks-12 yrs • 6:30am-6pm • Full day K • Summer camp • Year-round • 301141@klcorp.com • 847 803 9929

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

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 • gina.park@att.net • 847 674 1808
 
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 • www.lutheranunity.com • 708 867 5044

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

 
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 • www.mswschool.org • 847 825 2500
 
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 • www.parkridgemontessori.com/contact.html  •  847-292-1229

 

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.mosaicearlychildhood center.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 • www.amotherstouch.usdirector-desplaines@amotherstouch.us • 847-813-5039 
 
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 • www.niles-parks.orgMaura@niles-parks.org •  847 967-6633
 
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 • www.onehopeunited.org
847-824-5180

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 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 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 • 847-965-4750 x 2 • Duane Vance, Principal •Vicki Burger, Preschool Director
 
Rhythm & Beyond
8746 N. Shermer Rd. Niles, IL 60714
4-9pm M-Th, 9am-2pm Sat & Sun.
Dance, Music, Art. Martial Arts Lasses, 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 • After care 3:20 6pm • Caring, well-educated faculty, athletic program, hot lunches, parent involvement, summer enrichment • Sue Johanson, Preschool Director • www.standrewspr.org • sjohanson@standrewslutheranschool.org • 847 823-9308 x206 

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

St. Cornelius School Preschool
5252 N. Long • Chicago 60630 • 3 & 4 yrs. old by Sept. 1 • 3 yrs, MWF 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 • www.stcorneliusschool.org • 773 283 2192
 
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 • www.stjuliana.org  • Katrina McDermott, Principal • 773 631-2256
 
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 • Call Amy 847-813-6892 • seemegrowdaycare.com
 
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. MWF 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 847-827-7880 •www.scienceandartsacademy.org
 
Science Academy of Chicago
501 Midway Drive • Mt. Prospect 60056
Full day preschool and Kindergarten •  Ages 3-  Before & after school

Sowing Seeds Childcare

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

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

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

Choosing a Preschool or Daycare

Wed., Jan. 18, 2017 6-6:30pm
Finding the best preschool or daycare for your child can feel overwhelming. A social worker will offer some tips for choosing the right place for your child. Feel free to bring your questions and concerns to discuss.

 

Niles Public Library Preschool and Daycare Fair

Wed., Jan. 18, 2017 6:30-8pm
Parents looking for preschools and daycare come talk to representatives from local area facilities. Take home brochures and other information. At 6 pm (30 min before fair), come listen to a chat with a social worker about how to choose a preschool or daycare for your child. Light refreshment will be served.