Firman provides children with a learning environment that includes various experiences to assist them in developing socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally.

To enroll children in Child Care  and/or Preschool for All,
parents must be
Employed full time; or
Attending school; or
Enrolled in a training program.
According to federal guidelines, fees are based on family size and income.
Program Components
Firman’s Early Childhood Learning Center West is exploding with wonderful programs that provide children with an equal opportunity to succeed. Our programs includes, but are not limited to:
• Creative Learning Curriculum (fun ways to learn reading, writing, numbers, music, and art);
• Nutrition (breakfast, lunch, and a healthy snack);
• Parental Involvement (parent meetings, workshops, and field trips);
• Social Services (referral and emergency services);
• Foreign Language (Spanish, and Mandarin); and
• Computer Literacy.
Firman Community Services’ Early Childhood Learning Center West is supported by the Chicago Public Schools, Chicago Department of Children and Youth Services, and the Illinois State Board of Education.
Early Childhood Learning Center West Staff The Future is in Our Hands…
Firman’s Early Childhood Learning Center West staff are committed and uniquely qualified early childhood professionals who provide children with proper guidance and instruction. The quality of our care is directly related to the standards of excellence we maintain in hiring our staff.

To contact at ECLC West    
Firman Community Services
Early Childhood Learning Center West
37 West 47th Street, Section A
Chicago, IL 60609
Phone: (773) 373-3400,
Fax: (773) 268-5403
Additional Programs at Firman:    
Two Day Care Centers   ABE/GED Classes
Family Reading Nights   Language & Visual Arts Program
Girl Scouts   Tutoring/Mentoring Program
Emergency Food & Clothing Program   Family Computer Literacy Program