The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin is an after-school and out-of-school based youth enrichment program with elementary, middle, and high school locations across Kane County. We provide full meals, safe spaces, and caring adults who deliver programming rooted in the arts, sports, recreation, health & wellness, academic success, social emotional learning, social justice, service & leadership, and college & career readiness.
Easterseals DuPage & Fox Valley provides expert multi-discipline pediatric services for infants, children and adults with mild developmental delays, complex disabilities or undiagnosed concerns at our centers in Villa Park, Elgin and Naperville. Our core services for infants, children and adults include physical, occupational and speech therapies, while also offering leading assistive technology therapy, medical nutrition services, audiology, behavior therapy, developmental evaluations, social services, specialty clinics, and a continuing education program.
The Elgin Community College Early Childhood Lab School (ECLS) shares ECC’s mission to improve lives through learning by providing a high quality of care and education to the children of ECC faculty, staff and students.
Resources for families with children ages birth to five to support their learning and opportunities to prepare them for Kindergarten. Help make connections to early care opportunities traditional and non-traditional: home visiting, child care, preschool, child care assistance funding, developmental and social-emotional screenings, early learning laundromat programs, parenting programs, meeting families where they are in the community.
Family Focus will drive education and advocacy opportunities in the areas of Early Childhood, Youth Development, and Family Support, key program streams that we deliver in several communities. Advocacy will be directed toward issues that our community and participants face on a daily basis which include economic asset development, housing, health access and equity, public safety, immigrant supports, and overall racial equity.
Free developmental screenings for any child birth to five, Gateway to Early Childhood Interviews to determine the individual family's needs and then connect them to quality early childhood supports and services
Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation supports 0-5 child care providers/centers around challenging behaviors, parent-provider relationships, and organizational relationships. We do not provide therapy for children or work 1:1 with children- we support children's caregivers.
Works with Kane County School Districts to assist in removing barriers for families in homeless situations (including doubled up because of economic reasons) to enroll, attend and stay stable at school. Assistance with basic needs and that which is needed to ensure students have access to receive education services. This program also provides McKinney-Vento training to schools and agencies.
90% of our families are CCAP eligible. We have PFA, PFAE, and Head Start at our center. We also partner with District 300 and EI for our children with special needs.
Early childhood center provides childcare services and education support.
Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Two Rivers Head Start serves children ages 3-5 year of age.
Two Rivers Head Start is a Community Action Agency of Kane County. We help low-income families reach self-sufficiency through emergency assistance for families in crisis needing immediate aid, case management, prevention services, and scholarships. Our emergency services can cover: Rental and utility assistance, Vision, Dental, and medication assistance (Mercy pharmacy); Emergency transportation: car repair, bus vouchers. We can provide financial assistance to families for tutoring at the Huntington Tutoring Center. Our organization also promotes the Kindergarten readiness of young children aged 3-5 years for income-eligible families; Two Rivers Head Start is a Federal program that promotes the school readiness of children from birth to age five from low-income families by enhancing their cognitive, social, and emotional development. Two Rivers Head Start serves children ages 3-5 year of age.
A child welfare agency licensed by the State of Illinois to provide care for youth who are abused, neglected, and dependent. YSB licenses and supports its own network of foster homes. A provider of treatment services including individual, family, and group therapy. .
The YWCA Elgin offers FREE English as a Second Language Classes (ESL) to adults that want to improve their English. Our classes include the spoken language, writing, use of computers and tablets, group activities involving public issues, job readiness, basic health education, and information about how to managing money. Our free Family Literacy program includes our regular English as a Second Language classes Monday through Thursday for adult students while their children attend ESL preschool. On Friday, the parent and child join together for special activities.
MULTIPLE HIGH QUALITY CHILDCARE/PRESCHOOL LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT KANE (Aurora, Elgin, Carpentersville): Head Start and Early Head Start and Preschool for All Expansion programs for children 6 weeks to 5 years in partnership with local child care centers. Children under 3 are provided with free diapers, wipes and formula while in care.
Non-emergency calls received after working hours will be answered the next business day.