Early Childhood Education
We provide children with the Social–Emotional, Physical, Cognitive and STEAM opportunities for School Readiness.
El Valor is one of the largest providers of early childhood education in the Chicagoland area. El Valor’s Children’s Programs support families through seamless, comprehensive programming that fosters creative and innovative child development services, parental involvement, multiculturalism, and respect. Children’s development, including children with special needs, are strengthened through relationship building, community partnerships, professional leadership, strong management systems, and family advocacy. El Valor works with more than 4,000 children under the age of five, 20% who are diagnosed with a developmental or physical disability.
- Guadalupe A. Reyes Children & Family Center
- Carlos H. Cantu Children & Family Center
- Rey B. Gonzalez Children & Family Center
- Cicero Children & Family Center
2434 S. Kildare Avenue Chicago, IL 60623 Main Office: (773) 242-2700 Fax: (773) 542-1528
3050 E. 92nd Street Chicago, IL 60617 Main Office: (773) 721-9311 Fax: (773) 721-5865
5310 W. 24th Place Cicero, Illinois 60804 Main Office: (773) 242-2710 Fax: (773) 542-1528
Our themed SMART rooms at each of our centers are helping bridge the gap towards a better future for our children.
Promoting early language and vocabulary building for families with preschool and younger children
Comprehensive child development program for children ages 3 to 5
Meaningful educational opportunities for pregnant women and children ages birth to three.
Helping other organizations develop and maintain best practices
Building a community of acceptance and diversity
Nutrition and comprehensive health services for families
Engaging families in science and nature-based activities
El Valor’s ‘Birth to 3 In Home Visiting Services’ provides comprehensive programming within the family’s home.
Developing family relationships to increase communication, self-esteem and serve as motivation to learn and grow together