Support for Teen Parents

Jumpstart parent educators and the Joliet Township Infant Childcare Center work collaboratively to meet the social, emotional, and childcare needs of teenagers and their children.  This long-standing partnership includes a variety of services and programs. Jumpstart programs include support groups and social events held on the high school campus where teen parents develop trust among […]

Celebrate the Season!

Here in the Development Office, we are busy preparing for our upcoming holiday event, Celebrate the Season, a recreation of the historical Walnut Room. The event is November 17th and 18th at the Jacob Henry Mansion Victorian Ballroom.  Guests will dine under a grand Christmas tree, listen to holiday music, make wishes with Christmas fairies, […]

The Benefits of Having a Good Community Relationship with Jumpstart

Linda Atkinson//Youth Services Department, Joliet Public Library Since 2007, Joliet Public Library has collaborated with Easterseals Joliet Region Jumpstart Program to offer a rich array of early literacy programs for parents and their young children. Through our library storytimes and playgroups for infants, toddlers and their parents, those families that choose to participate are introduced […]