Chicago Commons is a leading provider of high-quality, comprehensive early childhood education using the Reggio Emilia approach for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old.

In collaboration with its delegate partners, Chicago Commons is now able to support learning and development for more than 1,750 children across 18 Chicagoland neighborhoods that have tremendous need for quality early learning opportunities coupled with access to supportive resources.

Commons Collective Early Childhood Centers

  • Front door of Nia Family Center

    Nia Family Center

    744 N. Monticello Ave., Chicago, 60624
    Garfield Park
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
    Site Director: Ebony Westbrooks
    westbrookse@chicagocommons.org
    For more information call: 773-722-0115

    Learn More

  • Photo of front door of Paulo Freire Center

    Paulo Freire Center

    1653 W. 43rd Street, Chicago, IL 60609
    Back of the Yards (New City)
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 6 weeks to 5 years
    Site Director: Mallory McGhee
    mcgheem@chicagocommons.org
    For more information call: 773-826-6260

    Learn More

  • Taylor-Center

    Taylor Center for New Experiences

    1633 N. Hamlin Ave., Chicago, IL 60647
    Humboldt Park
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 2 to 5 years
    After-school program (5-12 years)
    Site Director: Ann Bunch
    buncha@chicagocommons.org
    For more information call: 773-227-8551

    Learn More


  • Photo of Guadalupano Family Center

    Guadalupano Family Center

    1814 S. Paulina Ave., Chicago, 60608
    Pilsen (Lower West Side)
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 2 to 5 years
    After-school program (5-12 years)
    Site Director: Yolanda Colon
    colony@ChicagoCommons.org
    For more information call: 312-666-3883

    Learn More

  • Eyes on the Future

    Eyes on the Future

    6969 N Ravenswood Ave, Chicago, 60626
    Rogers Park, West Rogers Park
    Open from 7:30am to 5:30pm
    Ages 3 months to 5 years
    After-school program (6 years and up)
    info@eyesonthefuture.net
    For more information, call: 773-973-0771

    Learn More


  • Gads Hill Center

    Gads Hill Center

    1919 W. Cullerton St., Chicago, 60608
    Pilson, Brighton Park, Chicago Lawn, North Lawndale
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 2 to 5 years (Chicago Lawn)
    Ages 6 weeks to 5 years (Brighton Park)
    Ages 2 to 12 years (North Lawndale)
    Primary Contact: Cindy Vega, Early Childhood Enrollment
    cvega@gadshillcenter.org
    For more information, call: 773-521-1196

    Learn More

  • Learn Together Grow Together

    Learn Together Grow Together

    1126 W. 99th St., Chicago, 60643
    Washington Heights, Englewood, Gage Park
    Open from 6am to 6pm
    Ages 6 weeks to 12 years
    Primary Contact: Ms. Warner
    twarner@lgtgchildcare.com
    For more information, call: 773-568-4769

    Learn More


  • Onward Neighborhood House

    Onward Neighborhood House

    5423 W. Diversey Ave., Chicago, 60639
    Belmont Cragin, Portage Park, Hermosa, Austin, Humboldt Park
    Open from 7am to 6pm
    Ages 0 to 12 years
    Primary Contact: Kathy Alanis, Intake Coordinator
    kalanis@onwardhouse.org
    For more information, call: 773-622-3215

    Learn More


In addition to the four schools that we operate and those of our delegate partners, Chicago Commons partners with 10 other community-based early childhood providers in communities across Chicago. Commons provides professional development training, supportive staff, and evaluation to our Community Partner Programs. For enrollment information, contact the individual sites.