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Ready, Set, Enroll

What is Ready, Set, Enroll?

Help your child start strong: enroll in a program today!

ESTL Early Learning Enrollment

Ready, Set, Enroll! (RSE) is a yearly event that helps connect families and children ages 0-5 to early learning services, including

Prenatal Services




Who is Ready, Set, Enroll For?

Ready, Set, Enroll! is for anyone who helps raise young children, including:

  • Parents & Grandparents

  • Foster Parents & Guardians

  • Aunts, Uncles, and Siblings of Parents

  • Siblings, Cousins, and Family Members

  • Other Caregivers & Supportive Adults

Why Early Learning?

It helps your child start strong!

High quality early learning benefits children in many ways - now and in the future! ESTL programs provide prenatal services, home visiting, parenting groups, child care, and pre-k classrooms to help you support your child(ren)'s development!

Learn more about the benefits at

 Benefits of High-Quality Early Learning 

Improved social-emotional skills

Better prepared for later grades

More likely to graduate high school

Increased earning in the workforce

School and Program Options

Children's Home & Aid

Stronger Beginnings for Families - Home Visiting,

Expectant Parents & Ages 0-36 Months

Child Care Assistance Program, Ages 0-12 Years

Cost: Free

Office: 800-467-9200, ext. 390


Child Care Centers & Family Care

Ages: Varies, Cost: Varies*

Children's Home & Aid

Child Care Resource & Referral Program
Office: 800-467-9200, ext. 390

*Many programs are low or no cost, but families may need to meet requirements to qualify.

East St. Louis School District 189

Home Visiting & Teen Parenting

Preschool for All
Ages 3-5 Years, Cost: Free

Office: 618-646-3290

Early Start, Bright Future Program
Ages 0-5 Years, Cost: Free

Cell: 618-920-2485
Office: 618-482-7654

Lessie Bates Davis 

Preschool for All, Head Start/Early Head Start, & Providing a Sure Start Program (P.A.S.S.)
Ages 0-5 Years, Cost: Free

Office: 618-875-2211
P.A.S.S. Email:

PFA/E & Head Start Email:

SIUE East St. Louis Center

Head Start/Early Head Start, Expectant Families, & Home-Based Care
Ages 0-5 Years, Cost: Free

Office: 618-482-6936

Not sure where to start?  Call CCR&R!

Children's Home & Aid's Child Care Resources & Referral (CCR&R) program provides information about all early learning options, child care assistance, and more to families and providers! Contact them today to get connected to a program that best fits your needs!

1 - 800 - 467 - 9200  ext.  390

The Early Learning Partnership is a part of the East Side Aligned movement for child well-being.


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