Alive Center

Free drop-in hours serve all teens 5-12th grade with free tutoring for grades 5-12, Teen Advisory Board, Teen-led programs and clubs. Free meals served at drop-in with the Northern Illinois Food Bank for 18 and under, Free Summer Camps.​

Website: https://www.alivecenter.org/alive-aurora/
Address: 78 S. Lasalle St., Aurora, IL 60505
Phone: 630-332-3187
Eligibility: Must be in 5th-12th grade. We are not a clinical setting; we are more preventative, safe after-school programming. We welcome 4th graders who have completed their school year to join us at the teen center during the summer.
Insurance: All services are free.
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Bethlehem Lutheran Child Development Center
Website: https://bethlehemcdc.org/
Address: 340 Grand Blvd, Elgin, IL 60120
Phone: 847-741-7743
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Boys & Girls Club of Elgin

​The Boys & Girls Club of Elgin is an after-school and out-of-school based youth enrichment program with elementary, middle, and high school locations across Kane County. We provide full meals, safe spaces, and caring adults who deliver programming rooted in the arts, sports, recreation, health & wellness, academic success, social emotional learning, social justice, service & leadership, and college & career readiness.​

Website: https://www.bgcelgin.org/
Address: 355 Dundee Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120
Phone: (847) 608-5017
Eligibility: We serve our youth and their families in Kane County from Kindergarten through High School in Channing, McKinley, Ronald O'Neal, Garfield, Harriet Gifford, Huff, Lowrie, Century Oaks, Coleman, Highland, Hillcrest, and Washington Elementary Schools; Abbott
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Children of America

​Ywca/CCAP (offers financial assistance), Preschool, Child care ages 6weeks-12 years, before and after care, summer camp, full time & Part time care, live camera system


Website: https://www.childrenofamerica.com/locations-elgin.cfm
Address: 750 N. Mclean Blvd, South Elgin, IL 60177
Phone: 847-695-2389
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Cities in Schools Aurora

​After school programs, homework help, mental health services for youth​

Website: https://www.citiesinschools.org/
Address: 444 W. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL 60506
Phone: 630-692-9524
Eligibility: Youth, grades K-12
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City of Aurora-Youth Services

​Services include after-school programs, summer camps, middle-school athletics, including the City of Lights tournaments & the Aurora Sports Festival, Youth Court peer jury program, Resource Fairs, Aurora, STEAM Academy, and other community events.​

Website: https://www.aurora-il.org/381/Youth-Services
Address: 44 E. Downer Place, 4th Floor, Aurora, IL 60505
Phone: 630-256-3402
Eligibility: Students/youth must either be Aurora residents or attend a school located in Aurora.
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One Hope United-Aurora Early Learning Center

Provide child care services for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Including a private Kindergarten program and school age program.

Website: https://onehopeunited.org/aurora-early-learning-center/
Address: 525 College Ave, Aurora, IL 60505
Phone: 630 256-7700
Eligibility: Child must have a valid birth certificate, and record of physical exam and immunizations
Insurance: **ACCEPTS CHILDCARE SUBSIDIES/ASSISTANCE (CCAP)​ ​
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The Learning Tree

​Early childhood center provides childcare services and education support.​​

Website: https://learningtreechild.com/
Address: https://learningtreechild.com/locations/
Phone: See Address link for location information
Eligibility: Infants and school-age children
Insurance: Accepts child care subsidy/assistance (CCAP) and can help families apply.
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YWCA Metropolitan Chicago - Childcare Resource & Referral

​Serves all of Kane County! Child Care Resource and Referral (CCAP) team helps families apply for child care assistance (financial aid to pay for child care) and connects them with local high quality child care providers (both center and in-home) that accept assistance in their community.  Has access with over 2,000 child care programs Head Start & Early Head Start Programs, Connections to supportive resources

 


Website: https://ywcachicago.org/
Address: 2055 Army Trail Road, Addison, IL 60101
Phone: 630-790-6600
Eligibility: Enrollment based on income and possible categorical eligibility criteria (Aurora, Carpentersville, Elgin) Serving children 6 weeks to 5 years of age.  Child Care Assistance families must fall below 200% of FPL
Insurance: Financial assistance for child care
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