Head Start Preschool

Head Start Preschool

NOTICE: Enrollment is currently closed. 

Parents/Guardians: Are you currently working, going to school-full-time, receive TANF cash, or SNAP/Link? We offer Head Start Services for qualified families! Head Start Preschool provides high quality early childhood education & comprehensive services for children 3-5 years old and their families. 

Ages: 3-5
Location: Taylor YMCA Branch, 50 N McLean Blvd, Elgin, IL 60123
Contact Info: Jennifer Lucchesi - Senior Program Director, jenniferl@gcfymca.org

Center Hours: 7:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday, YEAR-ROUND!

The Taylor YMCA, in conjunction with the YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, is now offering a Head Start Preshcool Program in Elgin for children ages 3-5. We welcome children with special needs. Our center promotes children’s development through services that support early learning, health, and family well-being at no cost to parents. Our main objective is to prepare young, economically disadvantaged children and their families for success in school and life.

For Children:

  • Year-Round, Full Day Programs
  • Low Teacher-Child Ratios 
  • Nutritious Meals for Children
  • School Readiness/Engaging Activities 
  • Welcomes children with special needs 

For Parents:

  • Monthly Parent Committee Meetings
  • Leadership Opportunities 
  • Financial Management Education 
  • Links to Community Resources 
  • Preparation for Kindergarten 

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