Enroll My Child in Educare Chicago

You want the best care and education for your child. So does Educare.

A high-quality Head Start and Early Head Start early childhood care and education program in Grand Boulevard, Educare Chicago helps prepare your child for kindergarten and a lifetime of school success. Our program offers a safe, comfortable, and fun environment that will inspire your child’s natural curiosity and help him or her develop a lifelong love of learning. Educare’s education and family support services will give you the tools you need to help your child realize his or her full potential.

Educare is a year-round early care and education program open:

  • To children ages six weeks to five years
  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 6pm

Educare Chicago is located at 5044 South Wabash Avenue, conveniently near CTA bus and train stops.

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Your child will benefit from:

  • Kindergarten preparation through language, literacy and math programs
  • Personal attention from caring, professional teachers
  • Small class size
  • Health and development screenings
  • A classroom environment that encourages social skills and builds self-esteem
  • Nutritious breakfast, lunch and snacks every day

Educare provides parents with:

  • Information about your child’s development and activities
  • On-site family support services
  • Support groups for parents and grandparents
  • Assistance in transitioning children into high-quality elementary school programs
  • Referrals to community services
  • Information and advice on healthy child development
  • Family events
  • Access to additional services in the family center and library

To learn more, call (773) 924-2334, read our brochure, or hear what parents have to say about Educare Chicago.

You can apply by filling out an online form, or by completing this downloadable form and faxing it to 773.285.9754.

Families must meet Head Start income requirements to qualify for enrollment. Children with special needs are encouraged to apply.