VOCEL’s program encourages socialization and emotional growth with intentional teachers and a nurturing environment.
7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
2 full meals and 2 snacks provided daily
Summer break: 2 weeks
Closed for all federal holidays
Housed in Chicago Jesuit Academy, featuring a gymnasium and community garden
5058 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60644
Eligibility for enrollment
Enrollment at VOCEL occurs on a first-come, first-serve basis, contingent upon eligibility. Children enrolled in VOCEL’s program must be between the ages of 3 and 5 years old and reside in the city of Chicago. VOCEL is a Head Start partner through Gads Hill Center and the Department of Family Support Services. Admission to VOCEL occurs on a rolling basis.
If you meet our eligibility requirements and are interested in enrolling your child, please fill out the form below—we’ll be in touch soon.