Childcare & Education

 

The YMCA of Metropolitan Chicago has always been committed to youth development, and believes every child and teen deserves the chance to reach his or her fullest potential. As one of Chicago’s largest non-profit organizations, the Y offers licensed child care, early childhood and afterschool programs, day camps, youth groups, and other programs that give children of all ages a safe and nurturing environment in which to grow, learn and thrive. By helping children, the Y is working to bring about lasting, meaningful change to Chicago and its communities.

Early Head Start & Head Start

The Y’s Early Head Start and Head Start programs include:

Infant/Preschool Childcare Locations (6 weeks-5 years of age):

To find a location near you, click here

Preschool Locations (2-5 years of age):

To find a location near you, click here

School Age Childcare Locations (ages 5+)

To find a location near you, click here

Subsidized child-care assistance is available to qualified families. If needed, the Y is able to provide assistance to families regarding transportation to and from program activities. 

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