As a parent, finding the right childcare fit for your family can be one of the most important and challenging tasks that you may face. Northwestern offers programs, services, and consultation through Work/Life & Family Resources to support you in your search.
Find centers, schools and camps
Northwestern employees receive benefits, such as discounts or dedicated spaces, at the following daycare centers, preschools and elementary schools. The centers and schools that offer priority enrollment for University faculty, staff and students have been identified with an asterisk (*).
Private schools (preschool through school age)
Other resources for finding childcare
- Childcare resource & referral through Action for Children of Illinois
- Care.com membership
- Backup and drop-in care options
If you’re new to the childcare search and don’t know where to start, or would like help navigating the search process, schedule a consultation with the Work/Life & Family Resources team. Additionally, it is highly recommended that you review these Quality Child Care Tips and Checklists.