Preschool Financial Assistance

For families who qualify, our program is available for free through the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) Preschool for All initiative. Per CPS requirements for enrollment, children are eligible to participate in this program if they are:

  1. At least age 3 by September 1 of the program year and are not yet age-eligible for kindergarten;
  2. Residents of Chicago;
  3. Identified as being at risk of academic failure based on free and reduced lunch guidelines and/or receipt of Child Care Assistance.

For more information, please contact:

Gail Patterson
Administrative Assistant, Children’s Development Center
(312) 997-3695
Email Gail

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