ILLINOIS ACTION FOR CHILDREN IS BUILDING STRONG FAMILIES AND POWERFUL COMMUNITIES
FAMILIES AND POWERFUL COMMUNITIES
and contribute to the economy,” said April Janney, CEO of Illinois
Action for Children.
children and families statewide, partnering with more than 36,000
childcare providers and educators and supports more than 9,000
parents and families each month to find childcare.
families in the South Suburbs.
from research that shows the first five years of life are important for healthy brain development.
include Women Infant Children program, Temporary Assistance
for Needy Families or Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
In addition to the four directly operated sites, Illinois Action for
Children also partners in the West and South Suburbs with 23 other
early learning programs. With the direct and partner sites, Illinois
Action for Children provides services that include home visits,
screenings for children and daily development.
on our own, so it’s key for us with those other 19 partner sites. They’re running their own site, we’ll staff them with a Professional Education License (PEL) teacher that we can pay the salaries they
won’t be able to do themselves,” Janney said.
Children, visit actforchildren.org, or call 312-823-1100.
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