Childcare

Organization Name
Address
2200 Main Street, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Pam Staples
Phone Number
847-491-9650
Fax
847-491-9410
Description

Baby Toddler Nursery (BTN) is a NAEYC Accredited, full-day child care and early education program with a capacity of 70 children. As Illinois’ longest-running independently licensed infant toddler center, it offers subsidized, fee-based and Early Head Start programs for children ages six weeks to five years old.

Public Notes

Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (Open during summer)

Organization Name
Address
3333 Culver St, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Cathy Kurtz, Program Director, or Lorie Donnelly
Phone Number
847-864-3215
Fax
847-864-8199
Description

Independent, nonprofit, early childhood school for children between the ages of 3 and 6, including Kindergarten/First grade Classroom. Program emphasizes visual arts and music, early literacy and differentiation. Full or part day, with extended care available.  Weekly summer camps for children between 3 and 6 years.

Organization Name
Address
1629 Orrington Avenue, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Nakeia Wells, Center Director
Phone Number
847-491-9032
Fax
847-424-1242
Description

Early education and preschool for infants, toddlers, preschool, and kindergarten prep. School’s OUT days and camps for school age children up to 10 years old. Open 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM.

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
1400 Main St., Waltham, MA
02451
Contact Person
Sheila Lirio Marcelo, Founder and CEO
Contact Email
Phone Number
(781) 642-5900
Description

Care.com is a subscription service listing local child care, pet care, senior care, tutoring, private lessons, and housekeeping providers. Subscribers may search listings of babysitters, nannies, pet sitters and more. Care providers may also post services. Basic Members(nonpaying) will not be able to contact caregivers, request background checks, or review caregiver references.

Address
Archdioscese – 835 N Rush St, Chicago, IL
60611
Contact Person
Monsignor Michael M. Boland, Administrator and CEO
Phone Number
312-655-7700 (Catholic Charities) and 312-534-8200 (Archdiocese)
Parent Organization
Description

Oversees more than 150 programs in Cook and Lake counties, serving families and individuals of all ages. Service Programs. Evanston residents are not limited to, but may first contact  North Region, 1717 Rand Rd., Des Plaines, IL, 847-376-2121.

Address
425 Dempster St, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Robyn McCloud-Springer, Head of School
Phone Number
847-864-2190
Fax
847-864-2206
Description

Preschool through 8th grade as well as a parent, infant and toddler program education. Accredited by the American Montessori Society and  Independent School Association of Central States.

Address
1335 Dodge Avenue, Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Carol Teske, Executive Director
Phone Number
847-475-2661
Fax
847-475-2699
Description

Offers a wide range of programs (including Head Start/Early Head Start) designed for children 0-5 and their families, teachers and caregivers. Offers programs for children of all abilities, low income families and children at risk of not succeeding in school. Maintains a Guide to Early Childhood Resources in Evanston.

 

Organization Name
Address
1223 Harvard Terrace, Evanston, Illinois
60202
Contact Person
Amy Jarjusey
Phone Number
847-271-0965
Parent Organization
Description

Cultural Care Au Pair’s childcare and cultural exchange program offers families affordable childcare. The organization coordinates live-in child care provided by an 18-26-year-old male or female from a foreign country. All au pairs are screened and must complete six credits of education at an accredited post-secondary institution during their program year. This program is regulated by the U.S. Department of State.

Organization Name
Address
1500 McDaniel, Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-424-2440
Fax
(847) 866-7263
Description

The Family Center has served Evanston and Skokie families since 1989 by providing family support, literacy and child development services. Program services currently include the Early Start program, Doorway to Learning Childcare Center, child development education services, parenting education and life skills workshops and classes (topics include health, safety, nutrition, discipline, etc.), support groups, parent/child interactive activities and groups, and adult education services (English as a Second Language and General Education Development).

Address
1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Nancy Fuller
Phone Number
(847) 424-7675
Fax
847-492-3872
Description

A developmental program concentrating on socialization and enrichment. High School students interact with children (under supervision of staff members) as part of child care classes.

Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday – Friday

Address
1840 Asbury Ave., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Treana Monroe, Family Child Care Connections Manager
Phone Number
847-864-5610
Fax
847-869-2687
Categories
Description

Network of childcare homes located in Evanston and Skokie providing full-time as well as part-time options for childcare for infants and toddlers, Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
All providers are licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

Website Address
Address
2200 Main St, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Cass Wolfe, Executive Director
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-491-9650
Fax
847-491-9410
Description

Founded in 1913, the non-profit oversees 2 full-day child care nurseries: Baby Toddler Nursery for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old and Teen Baby Nursery full-day child care for infants and toddlers whose parents attend Evanston Township High School, located in the Family Focus Building. Caseworkers make weekly visits to the 70 families enrolled in the Family Support Program to connect parents with resources, help them cope with their child’s development and understand that they are their child’s first teacher.

Address
303 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Shelli Patt, Director
Phone Number
847-328-7678
Fax
847-328-2298
Description

JRC Early Childhood Center is a Reggio Emilia-inspired and relationship-based program that provides a nurturing and stimulating environment to support children’s social, emotional, physical, intellectual, and spiritual growth. Our part-day early childhood program offers parent-tot classes (ages 2 and under) preschool (ages 3-preK), and summer camp.

Public Notes

NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) accreditation; Platinum LEED certified building; affiliated with the Jewish Reconstructionist movement

Address
1500 McDaniel Avenue Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Amy Small
Contact Email
Phone Number
(847) 859-8300
Fax
(847) 859-8003
Description

Programs and services offered for children 6-weeks to 5-years-old:
Doorway to Learning, Head Start, Preschool for All, and special needs (SPPAC).

Half day community preschool for children ages 3-5. Bi-lingual teaching and support staff.

Address
2014 Dempster St., Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-869-3456
Fax
847-733-7613
Description

Childcare programs for children 6 weeks to 12 years old
Hours: 7 am to 6 pm Monday-Friday

Multiple preschool, pre-kindergarten, and school-age full-day camps.
Nationally Accredited Center
NEAYC — NECPA — Excelerate Illinois

Website Address
Address
1840 Asbury Ave. Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Ann Rappelt
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-869-2680
Fax
847-869-2687
Description

The Learning Bridge Early Education Center, at 1840 Asbury Ave in Evanston, has five preschool classrooms caring for children age 2 through 5 years of age. The Center focuses on preparing children for kindergarten and 73 percent are on subsidized care.  Learning Bridge Infant Toddler program is a network of licensed home day care providers that contract with the Center to care for children age six weeks to three years of age.

(Formerly Child Care Center of Evanston.)

 

Public Notes

Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, American Montessori Society, 
ExceleRate Gold Circle of Quality

Address
1420 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL
60201
Phone Number
847-475-8580
Fax
847-733-2562
Parent Organization
Description

Pre-school programs for children ages 2-5.
Infant & Toddler Education
Full and Part Day Preschool– ages 2 – 5
Preschool Explorers– 3 afternoons a week for ages 3 – 5
After-School/Holidays Care
Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children

Organization Name
Address
2906 Central Street #208
Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
For a temporary nanny, Barbara Nordlund (ext 3) Barbara@northshorenannies.com, for a permanent nanny, Kathy Murphy( ext 1) Kathy@northshorenannies.com, for a nanny job call extension 3 or email nannyjobs@northshorenannies.com
Phone Number
(847) 864-2424
Fax
(847) 556-0666
Description

Offering professional nanny placement services, for families and nannies who value quality and professionalism in childcare. Office hours: 9 AM to 4 PM.

Address
1000 Central St Suite 100., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Director, Fay Sampson
Phone Number
(847) 570-1490
Fax
(847) 570-1494
Description

Child care center for children 6 weeks to 5 years old. Snacks and lunch provided.
Open to the public, but gives preference to NorthShore University HealthSystem employees.
Hours: 6:30 am-6:30 pm Monday-Friday
Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Organization Name
Address
1420 Maple Avenue, Evanston, IL,
60201
Contact Person
Karen Dinelli
Phone Number
(847) 328-2250
Description

Parent co-operative pre-school for children ages 2 to 5: Mon-Fri, 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m.(1:00 pm in the Summer), with the Director as lead teacher and a “working parent” assistant each day.

Organization Name
Address
1120 Washington St., Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Christina Lampa, Director of Advancement
Phone Number
(847) 475-5678
Description

Roman Catholic preschool (ages 3+) through 8th grade school, and preschool. Offers daycare for children enrolled in the school.

Joint school for both St. Mary’s and St. Nicholas parishes.
Summer Camp Available

Organization Name
Address
933 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Maria Cuellar Weisgal, Director
Phone Number
(847) 328-1491
Fax
(847) 425-0138
Description

Spanish Immersion Preschool for ages 2-5.

Organization Name
Address
740 Custer Ave., Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Bettye Cohns, Executive Director
Contact Email
Phone Number
847-475-6480
Fax
847-475-6490
Description

Children develop social skills and academic concepts in an inclusive, anti-bias environment.

Full day; five day or part week options.

Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Organization Name
Address
1200 Davis St., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Adrianne Finley Odell – Head of School
Phone Number
(847) 866-6055
Fax
(847) 866-6545
Description

An independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school providing a liberal arts education to students from age 3 through Grade 12.

Early Childhood (ages 3-5), plus Lower, Middle, and Upper Schools
Summer Programs
Operates on a rolling admissions deadline when space is available. Personal tours are available throughout the summer.

Address
2707 Thayer, Evanston IL
60201
Contact Person
Linda Hermes
Phone Number
847-475-0321
Fax
847-733-7781
Description

Association of home childcare providers in Evanston, Skokie and Wilmette. Supports and mentors providers, assists with regulation, and promotes family child care as a profession. Meetings of providers are held approximately 5 times per year; call for time of next scheduled meeting.

Public Notes

S.E.W. is an association of home childcare providers in the Evanston, Skokie, and Wilmette area. We began the group in 1995 with a grant from the Child Care Network of Evanston. We currently have a membership of thirty-five providers. We have members who have been in business for 20+ years and members who are in the process of becoming licensed.

Organization Name
Address
1501 Howard St, Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Angelo Nikolov
Phone Number
847-475-1467
Fax
847-475-5339
Parent Organization
Description

Fully licensed day care center dedicated to providing a safe and happy environment with a very hands-on approach to learning.

Open year round, M-F 7am-6pm.
If you are interested in Action for Children (AFC), a reduced tuition fund, you may download an application HERE.
If you live in Evanston and do not qualify for Action For Children and are interested in receiving a tuition scholarship, please visit The Childcare Network of Evanston (CNE) for more information.

Organization Name
Website Address
Address
516 Church Street, Evanston IL
60201-4515
Contact Person
Beth Ruppe, Director
Contact Email
Phone Number
847.864.7100
Fax
847.864.8091
Description

A nonsectarian preschool and daycare center, housed at First Methodist Church of Evanston, but open to all. Offers full day and mornging preschool for children ages 2-5, plus a Lunch Bunch extension.

Full-Day Preschool (7:30 am – 6:00 pm, Monday – Friday)
Part-Day Preschool (optional Lunch Bunch program available)
Summer Explorers (7 week morning program )
Accredited by the
National Association for the Education of Young Children

Public Notes

First United Methodist Church is a community of Christians inviting all people to grow in their relationship with God and to live their faith in the world.

Organization Name
Address
827 Foster St., Evanston, IL
60201
Contact Person
Annie Huges, Director
Phone Number
(847) 869-7170
Description

Not-for-profit, non-sectarian preschool offering morning programs for ages 2-5, along with an Extended Day Lunch Program for those 3 and up and the Unity Bunch Summer Program.

Public Notes

Unity Preschool encourages learning and experimentation in the context of play within a comfortable, fun, and safe transition from home to school.

Address
1224 Dempster St.
Evanston, IL
60202
Contact Person
Anita Denes-Meador
Description

Offers daycare and full- and half-day preschool for children 6-weeks to 4 years.

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