About First Step Child Care Center

Located at 22025 Governors Hwy, Richton Park, IL 60471, First Step Child Care Center is a Early/Head Start program that provides child care and early education to children from 6 weeks – 5 years of age.  Our educators are creative, nurturing, and dedicated to providing superior care while helping prepare your child for kindergarten.

For more information please call 773-496-5413 or fill out our enrollment form and someone from our team will contact you within 48 business hours regarding your eligibility.

First Step Enrollment Form

Please note that this is not an application for CPS or CEL programming.

Now accepting applications for children 6 weeks – age 5. Diverse learner and disability support available.

Income is an eligibility requirement for our Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

See Eligibility Guidelines

By providing your zip code, we are able to share resources and program referrals relevant to your location.
What is the child's birthday?*
If you are enrolling more than one child, please click "enroll another children" to include their information.

If you have additional questions, please call 773-496-5413 or email acoleman@startearly.org

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First Step Child Care Center & Start Early

First Step Child Care Center, is a recipient community-based agency of our Start Early, Early/Head Start Network.

Want to learn more about Start Early’s Early/Head Start Network? Visit Start Early’s community-based agency page for more details on all our recipient programs!

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