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Heartland Community College


We know that students with children may face barriers when attending and paying for college.

We understand your need to be supported. These resources may help while you are attending Heartland Community College:

Child Development Lab

The CDL provides high quality care and education for your children so you can fully concentrate on your education.

Learn more about the Child Development Lab

Youth Enrichment Program

The Youth Enrichment Program offers fun and educational programs for children including summer camp opportunities. The YEP program also offers a limited number of need-based scholarships for K-12 students.

Download the YEP scholarship application (PDF)  Apply for Scholarships

Foster Parents

If you are a foster parent, your foster child may be eligible for their daycare expenses to be paid by the State of Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

Other Community Resources

Additional Financial Assistance

You may be eligible for additional types of financial assistance, scholarships or other forms of aid.

Look at other categories

Financial Coaching

If you need help navigating your financial options, please contact a financial coach:

Counseling Services

Student Counseling Services is available to anyone who feels they may need emotional support or may have any other concerns. Please contact Heartland's Counseling Center:

SCB Room 2410
Call: (309) 268-8419.