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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 201 203 • 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 8th grade. • year-round full-day programs• partial week available for toddlers (ok if not toilet trained) • Spanish, Art, Music • Parent/Child classes• Organic hot lunches •Elizabeth Norman, Director of Advancement • 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
 
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
 
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
 
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
 
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• charlene@montessoriacademyof Illinois.com • www.parkridgemontessori.com/contact.html  •  847-292-1229
 
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.us • director niles@amotherstouch.us • 847 823 1020
 
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 camp • Melissa Smith, Preschool Director • www.standrewspr.org • msmithpark ridge@gmail.com
847 823-9308 x206
 
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