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Head Start Portal


Head Start/Early Head Start is an early learning program nationally recognized for high quality, family-centered education for children ages 0 to 5 years. Easterseals connects with early childhood programs in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County. These collaborations give children and families the opportunity for a brighter future and a head start to success.

This portal was developed to provide resources for parents, partners and other stakeholders.


Head Start/Early Head Start resources to assist parents or caregivers of young children.


Head Start/Early Head Start policies, procedures, forms, calendars resources for partner locations.

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Learn more about our leadership, what we do, our impact, partnerships and more.

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Check out our 45 locations in the city of Chicago and suburban Cook County.

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Easterseals Head Start/Early Head Start Services

120 Madison Street 
Oak Park, IL 60302
708.434.2525 Phone

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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