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Children's Services

Early Intervention

Collection of services for families of infants and toddlers who have delays in development or are at-risk for significant developmental delay. Locations in Chicago and Tinley Park serving the southside of the city of Chicago and southwest suburbs. Locations in Chicago, Rockford and Tinley Park.

Family Support Services

Provides a variety of resources for families who have a child with a developmental disability. Services can include social activities, respite, consultations, sibling support and a resource center. Located in Rockford.

Gilchrist Marchman Child Development Center

Inclusive early childhood and education services for children six weeks to five years. Located in Chicago.

Head Start/Early Head Start Services

Early learning program nationally recognized for high quality, family-centered education for children ages birth to 5 years. Easterseals collaborates with 40+ early childhood programs located in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County to promote school readiness in young children of all abilities from families with incomes below poverty guidelines. Offices located in Chicago and Hillside. THE BENEFITS OF HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START

Hickory Hills Head Start Center

Inclusive early childhood and education services for children six weeks to five years. Located in Hickory Hills. We are so excited to be welcoming children and families to our newest Head Start center for the new program year.  We offer a nurturing environment and quality early education that allows children to reach their full potential.  We are currently enrolling children and happy to schedule tours of the center.

Partnering with Parents

Supports children prenatal to three years old in Oak Park and River Forest through home visiting and group activities that help parents grow as their child's first teacher. Location in Oak Park.

Teen Family Support

Assists pregnant and parenting teenagers to develop and improve healthy parent/child relationships by providing long-term support through pregnancy, labor and delivery and becoming a new parent. Location in Rockford.

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