For Communities

Neighborhood Partnerships

Partner with us and provide early childhood support and resources to your community.

Systems and circumstances prevent families from accessing high-quality and affordable early childhood care and education. Together, we can combat these barriers and improve outcomes for young children and families in Illinois. The solution requires organizations, schools, and community leaders to design a strong plan, strategies, and a shared mission.

Parenthood comes with its challenges, especially when managing work, school, and bills. At Illinois Action for Children (IAFC), we understand these demands and the difficulty of finding affordable early childhood services. IAFC partners with local organizations, faith-based groups, and businesses throughout Cook County to help connect families with the resources and support they need.

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IAFC partners with local organizations to provide families with resources and support they need.

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Faith-Based Program 

We partner with religious institutions to provide resources and support to parents and guardians in their community searching for early childhood programs.

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Community Network Resource Collaborative 

Community Network Resource Collaborative is a collection of agencies and organizations that serve families throughout Cook County. The collaborative meets quarterly and provides partners with the opportunity to connect and to learn about the barriers impacting the families they serve.

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Hospitals Program 

We partner with hospitals and healthcare centers to provide early childhood resources and support to healthcare workers.

Connect with a team member!

Interested in partnering with IAFC? Complete this form and connect with a Neighborhood Partnerships team member.