Tuition Express—Child Care Payments Made Easy
Tuition Express is the most efficient and safest way child care payments can be made. Whether by electronic fund transfer, online, card swipe or completely automated, payments are convenient for parents, and on-time and integrated for providers.
Paying for Child Care
The Illinois Child Care Assistance Program makes it possible for families who qualify to receive financial assistance in paying for child care. Parents must meet the State of Illinois’ income and family size guidelines
First Steps Child Care Options for Your Family—Brochure
Family Engagement Training
Illinois Action for Children’s Family Engagement programs build on the strengths of parents and families to support them as they explore personal leadership – beginning in the home and moving into the community to improve outcomes for their children.
Read news articles about all aspects of early care and education, issues that affect our work and how Illinois Action for Children is making a difference.
(Note: we do not endorse any bus service provider and only providing this link for convenience)
Threpar Transportation Inc.
712 E 90th Pl Apt 2, Chicago, IL 60619
Jewel’s Bus Company
1035 W 111th St, Chicago, IL 60643
Illinois Central School Bus
2555 S Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
Southwest Chicago Christian
5665 W 101st St, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
Kids Kab Inc
825 N Cass Ave, Westmont, IL 60559
9901 Sayre Ave, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Illinois Central School Bus Co
4100 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60653
Healthcare for Kids – Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
The All Kids program offers many Illinois children comprehensive healthcare that includes doctors visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers.
City of Chicago –Vaccines for Children Program (VFC)
The Chicago Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program supplies all routine childhood vaccines to enrolled public and private providers.
Affordable Housing Resource List–City of Chicago
The Department of Planning and Development (DPD) works to develop and support affordable housing initiatives citywide. Affordable rental housing plays an important role in meeting the housing needs of low-income Chicagoans. From individuals and families to seniors and the homeless, the City helps to build, rehabilitate and preserve rental housing to ensure that it is available to residents throughout Chicago.
Housing Resources– City Colleges of Chicago
If you are experiencing a housing emergency (24/7), Call Chicago City Services at 311 or (312) 744-5000. If you are homeless and need immediate shelter, inform the operator for assistance
Healthy Start projects address multiple issues, including: providing adequate prenatal care, promoting positive prenatal health behaviors, meeting basic health needs (nutrition, housing, psychosocial support) , reducing barriers to access, and enabling client empowerment.
Baby Sitters services in Chicago—Time Out Chicago
(We do not recommend any particular service, and providing this review for convenience only)
10 best Chicago museums: Top institutions to visit in Chicago
Chicago Museums, Galleries and Exhibits- Chicago Traveler
Free days for Chicago museums—Chicago Parent Magazine http://www.chicagoparent.com/picks/museum-free-days
Directory of resources for Chicago parents—Chicago Parent Magazine
Chicago Public Libraries
Literacy Works—“PARENT & FAMILY EDUCATION”
Erikson Institute—“Improving Bilingual Education”
Chicago Public Schools—“Improving bilingual education in Chicago Public Schools”
For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has been at the forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families. With the support of our Affiliate network in communities across the country, we are committed to our mission “to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and their families through education and advocacy.”
National Black Child Association—Chicago Affiliate
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
Illinois Association for the Education of Young Child—Chicago Affiliate
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