Child Care & Education

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago is committed to youth development. We believe every child and teen deserve the chance to reach his or her full potential. At locations throughout the Chicagoland, we offer licensed child care, after-school programs, day camps, youth groups and other activities to give children of all ages a safe and nurturing place to learn, grow, and thrive. By helping children, the Y is working to bring about lasting, meaningful change.

Early Head Start and Head Start

Our Early Head Start and Head Start programs include:

Subsidized child care assistance is available to qualified families, and the YMCA will provide reasonable assistance to families to arrange transportation to and from program activities if needed.

Early Head Start/Child Care ( 6 weeks to 2.6 years of age)
GARFIELD YMCA
(2 years of age)
7 North Homan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.265.3900 Fax: 773.826.0757
NORTH LAWNDALE YMCA
3449 W. Arthington Ave, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.638.0773 Fax: 773.638.1705/7925
JEANNE KENNEY YMCA
7600 S. Parnell, Chicago, IL 60620
Phone: 773.904.0195 Fax 773.358.6901
ORR YMCA
730 N. Pulaski, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.565.0130 Fax: 773.565.0133
MARSHALL YMCA
3250 W. Adams, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.265.0145 Fax: 773.265.5776
RAUNER FAMILY YMCA
(2 years of age)
2700 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: 773.847.3115 Fax: 773.847.3451
MCCORMICK TRIBUNE YMCA
(2 years of age)
1834 N. Lawndale, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773.235.2525 Fax: 773.235.9193
SOUTH SIDE YMCA
(2 years of age)
6330 S. Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773.947.0700 Fax: 773.947.8953
Head Start/Child Care (3 to 5 years of age)
DR. EFFIE O. ELLIS YMCA
10 S. Kedzie, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 773.533.9011 Fax: 773.533.1740
MCCORMICK TRIBUNE YMCA
1834 N. Lawndale, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773.235.2525 Fax: 773.235.9193
FIRST LUTHERAN YMCA
3500 Fullerton, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773.862.5960 Fax 773.862.2019
NORTH LAWNDALE YMCA
3449 W. Arthington Ave, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.638.0773 Fax: 773.638.1705/7925
GARFIELD YMCA
7 North Homan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.265.3900 Fax: 773.826.0757
RAUNER FAMILY YMCA
2700 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: 773.847.3115 Fax: 773.847.3451
HIGH RIDGE YMCA
2424 W. Touhy Ave., Chicago, IL 60645
Phone: 773.262.8300 Fax: 773.262.7902
SOUTH CHICAGO YMCA
3039 E. 91st Street, Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: 773.721.9100 Fax: 773.721.3120
JEANNE KENNEY YMCA
7600 S. Parnell, Chicago, IL 60620
Phone: 773.904.0195 Fax 773.358.6901
SOUTH SIDE YMCA
6330 S. Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773.947.0700 Fax: 773.947.8953

 

School Age Programs

We work with schools in challenged neighborhoods to give students the opportunity to get the assistance and help they need to improve their academic performance. Our comprehensive services include academic enrichment, homework assistance, math and reading support, art, sports, events, and a host of other resources students need to succeed.

School Age ( 6 to 12 years of age)
MCCORMICK TRIBUNE YMCA
1834 N. Lawndale, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773.235.2525 Fax: 773.235.9193
SOUTH CHICAGO YMCA
3039 E. 91st Street, Chicago, IL 60617
Phone: 773.721.9100 Fax: 773.721.3120
NORTH LAWNDALE YMCA
3449 W. Arthington Ave, Chicago, IL 60624
Phone: 773.638.0773 Fax: 773.638.1705/7925
SOUTH SIDE YMCA
6330 S. Stony Island, Chicago, IL 60637
Phone: 773.947.0700 Fax: 773.947.8953
RAUNER FAMILY YMCA
2700 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: 773.847.3115 Fax: 773.847.3451
 

 

Home Based Programs

Our YMCA Home Based Programs offer services to families that are low-income, homeless or living with friends or relatives. Teachers will visit your location for a one-on-one session to meet with you and your child once a week. During the visit, the teacher will help your child reach their potential academically.

The program also includes:

Subsidized child care assistance is available to qualified families.

Home Based Child Care
DR. EFFIE O. ELLIS YMCA
10 S. Kedzie, Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 773.533.9011 Fax: 773.533.1740
RAUNER FAMILY YMCA
2700 South Western Avenue, Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: 773.847.3115 Fax: 773.847.3451
FIRST LUTHERAN YMCA
3500 Fullerton, Chicago, IL 60647
Phone: 773.862.5960 Fax 773.862.2019
 

 

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