In response to COVID-19, Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Rockford has adjusted programming and rescheduled events. View details here.
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Gratitude Keeps Us Grounded


Turkey Arts and Crafts


Emotional Literacy and Challenging Behavior: Feeling Faces

Is Spanking Good Discipline?

Educating Your Child During the 'Bookends' of Your Day

Reading Corner

Podcasts Worth Listening To:

  • The Impact of Trauma on the Lives of Young Children: Part 1 and Part 2

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Chicago Like A Local

  • Chicago Parent has put together a wonderful calendar to help you and your family know about all the fun events happening in your backyard. The extensive list includes something for everyone on every budget.

Roast Pumpkin Seeds Like a Pro


Teaming Up to Support Infants and Toddlers With Disabilities

  • Families and professionals often struggle to collaborate with each other and meaningfully include children with disabilities in early care and education programs. There are simple strategies for building better relationships so infants and toddlers with disabilities can learn in natural environments, within daily routines, and with familiar people and materials.


Simple Steps to Make Your Holiday Safe and Enjoyable

  • The way we celebrate Thanksgiving this year may look a bit different due to the ongoing pandemic. Regardless of how you choose to celebrate, there are safety tips that are worth noting when preparing your feast.


Join In Family Yoga Time

Follow this link to register

Kindergarten Enrollment for 2022-2023

  • The GoCPS application process for the 2022-23 school year officially launched on October 13, 2021, visit and click sign up to begin. For questions regarding this process contact CPS at 773-553-2060 or email



Childcare for Unemployed Parents

  • Find out how to receive child care for unemployed parents, in order to seek employment. Contact their local Child Care Resource & Referral Agency (CCR&R) which can be found online at or by calling 1-877-202-4453 toll-free.

Remote Learning Resources for Parents

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Here you'll find everything from YouTube videos on 'How to log into a ZOOM call' and 'What apps to download' along with what to expect from our team during virtual learning. We've compiled these great virtual learning resources just for you during remote learning.

We are planning some great activities for parents/guardians, and would like to hear from you on what kinds of activities you would like us to offer! Please complete this survey. Thank you!!

Planeamos algunas actividades fabulosas para padres y tutores. ¡Nos gustaría escuchar de ustedes para saber que tipo de actividades le gustaría usted que ofrezcamos! Favor de completar la encuesta por seguir el enlace a continuación. ¡Gracias!

How to Enroll in Head Start/Early Head Start

Spaces fill up fast for our programs so secure your spot as soon as you can. All of our Head Start Child Care Learning Centers are taking the safest and healthiest precautions possible during this time of uncertainty. Your family's safety and health is our most important job. Enroll today!

Online Head Start Application

Chicago PrE-Learning

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This online education platform for birth - 5 learners and their families provides everything you need to continue education outside of the classroom and in the home.

Back-to-School Weekly updates and Virtual Learning

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Additional learning activities the team put together for our families this summer

Easterseals Early Learning Office

4415 W. Harrison Street, Suite 510  |  Hillside, IL 60162
708.330.4490 Phone

Easterseals is funded by two separate grants for Head Start/Early Head Start Services. We are a grantee of the Office of Head Start for services provided in suburban Cook County and a delegate of the Chicago Department of Family and Support Services for services provided in Chicago.

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