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READY TO R.E.A.D.: New partnership provides an in-person child care and remote learning support program for school-age children

YMCA/ST. ALEXIS READ PROGRA FLYER In response to local community needs, Bensenville School District 2, Tri- Town YMCA, and St. Alexis Parish have partnered  to offer flexible options for families through their new Remote Enrichment At District 2 (READ) program for children enrolled in kindergarten through eighth grade.

READ is a resource that simultaneously meets the child care needs and provides remote learning supports that many BSD2 families are seeking for their school-age children. Its goal is to provide children with a nurturing experience in a mainstream environment that keeps them learning while gaining a sense of achievement and belonging and boosting their confidence and individual potential.

Offered at St. Alexis Parish, READ is now accepting enrollment in its part-day (7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) and full-day (7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.) programs. Weekly enrollment fees include:

  • Staff with backgrounds in supporting students in remote learning environments
  • Breakfast, lunch, and snacks
  • Sports and recreation activities
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Fast Wi-Fi for devices
  • Child care during holiday breaks, early release days, and days off from school
  • Enhanced safety and sanitation practices that support a safe environment for everyone

If your family is facing financial hardship, you may qualify for Child Care Assistance subsidy.

To learn more about READ, call 630-629-9622.