Our Programs

WHAT WE DO

Mary Crane Center provides high quality early care and education programs that support school readiness, empower parents and engage the community.

EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

Center-Based Programs

Our Center-Based Services offer full-day, year-round program options and participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program serving nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily.

Lake & Pulaski - West Garfield Park

Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 6:00pm

Serving children 6 weeks - 5 years of age

  • Head Start
  • Preschool for All
  • Early Head Start 
  • Prevention Initiative
Molade - Austin

Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 6:00pm

Serving children 6 weeks - 5 years of age

  • Head Start
  • Preschool for All
  • Early Head Start 
  • Prevention Initiative
Morse - Rogers Park

Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 6:00pm

Serving children 15 months - 5 years of age

  • Head Start
  • Preschool for All
  • Early Head Start 
  • Prevention Initiative
North - West Lakeview

Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 6:00pm

Serving children 6 weeks - 5 years of age

  • Preschool for All
  • Early Head Start 
  • Prevention Initiative
Little Achievers

Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 6:00pm

Serving children 6 weeks - 6 years of age

  • Head Start Program
  • Early Start Program

Phone: 773.632.8249
Fax: 773.276.1600

Address:
3801 W. Diversey Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

Little Kids Village

Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 6:00pm

Serving children 3 - 5 years of age

  • Head Start Program

Phone: 773.776.4753

Address:
2656 W. Diversey Ave
Chicago.IL  60629

St. Ethelreda

Archdiocese of Chicago

Serving children 3 - 5 years of age

  • Head Start Program

Address:
8734 S Paulina St
Chicago, IL 60620

EARLY CARE AND EDUCATION

Home-Based Programs

These programs serve low-income children and families across Chicago and Cook County. MCC staff can connect with families to discuss individual situations and eligibility categories.

Weekly Program

Children from prenatal through 3 years of age

Incorporating the evidence-based curriculum - Parents as Teachers program. 

Bi-Monthly Program

Resources for parents

Group socializations include resources for parents and support from education, mental health, nutrition, and health care consultants.