Illinois Homeschool Groups

 

 

Statewide


Illinois Christian Home Educators

PO  Box 617
Antioch IL 60002
Phone: (847) 603-1259
Contact: Kirk Smith
Email: (contact information on website)
Website: ICHE
Illinois Christian Home Educators is a not-for-profit Christian organization composed of families dedicated to the success of home education in Illinois. ICHE was started in December of 1983 by four Christian families seeking the support and fellowship of like-minded home educators. They decided to form ICHE for the purpose of encouraging the formation of distinctly Christian support groups, compiling information to help form such groups, and making the information available to support group leaders.

 

Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience (HOUSE)

Phone: (847) 622-5200
Email:contact@illinoishouse.org
Website: HOUSE
Illinois HOUSE is a statewide network of support groups for people involved in homeschooling. We provide email and phone support about issues related to Illinois homeschooling. Common questions include how to withdraw a child from public school, what the school district needs from homeschooling families and how to deal with officials who ask for more than they're entitled to receive. We have member groups throughout the Chicago suburban area and more spread across the state.


Illinois Home Education

Contact: Karen Hoogland
Phone: (708) 401-8611
Email:info@illinoishomeeducation.org
Website: IHE
This site is dedicated to providing information on homeschooling in the state of Illinois. IHE provides information to those seeking to learn more about home education in the state of Illinois. IHE also offers tutoring in basic computer skills, web design, local area networking and computer repairs.


Homeschooling in Illinois

Email: info@HomeschoolingInIllinois.com
Website: Homeschooling in Illinois/

Your one stop information center for everything related to homeschooling in Illinois. Looking for a local support group? Need help teaching science? Want to read the homeschooling laws in Illinois? Want to learn more about homeschooling in general? You'll find that and much, much more all here!

 

Homeschool Illinois Network

Email: homeschool-illinois-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Homeschool Illinois Network
This list is for the discussion of topics related to homeschooling in Illinois. Posting of local events, organizations and homeschool websites is welcome. But please do not post any affiliated links or advertisements. This group is open-minded and OT posts are welcome as long as they are not too far off beat. Consider us to be a picnic with friends, relaxed moods, and casual discussions.


 

 

 

Adams County IL

 

 

 

Alexander County IL

 

 

 

Bond County IL

 

 

 

Boone County IL

 

The Ark Family Resource

Harvard, IL 60033
Phone: (815) 569-2803
Email: info@ArkHome.org
Website: Ark Home
Participate 1, 2 or 3 days per week, where students do their classes with others, and then take work home for the days they work at home. Options include a pre-laid out lesson plan for the year, or parent may customize. Additional options include homeschool partnerships, supplemental video support, extra one-on-one time. Please inquire for more details!

 

 

 

Brown County IL

 

 

 

Bureau County IL

 

 

 

Calhoun County IL

 

 

 

Carroll County IL

 

 

 

Cass County IL

 

 

 

Champaign County IL

 

CHC Christian Homeschool Connection

Email: chc.homeschoolers@gmail.com
Website: CHC
Christian Homeschool Connection (CHC) is a network that exists to support Christian homeschool families in Champaign-Urbana and surrounding communities.  Our members number over one hundred families with a wide variety of homeschooling styles.  Our main purpose is to build community among homeschooling families, enable us to support each other through field trips and social activities, facilitate contact between new and veteran homeschoolers, and provide a forum for the exchange of teaching techniques and curriculum ideas. 


 

 

Christian County IL

 

 

 

Clark County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Clay County IL

 

 

 

Clinton County IL

 

Scott Area Military Home Educators (SAMHE)

Contact: Vanessa Wahler
Phone: (618) 920-0314
Email: samhe.homeschooling@gmail.com
Website: SAMHE
We are a group of military related families living around Scott AFB. Membership to our group provides families with information about educational as well as social opportunities.   SAMHE membership provides information about classes and community events both on base and in the local community through our membership forum and calendar.

 

 

 

Coles County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Cook County IL

 

Arlington HOUSE (Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience)

Email:joinus@arlingtonhomeschoolers.com
Website: Arlington HOUSE
Arlington H.O.U.S.E. is an open support group for homeschooling families in and around the Chicagoland area - Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and surrounding areas. Being a non-directed support group, we rely on the creativity, resources, needs and interests of our members to help coordinate field trips and activities.


Christian Workshops of the Fox Valley (CWF)

37W040 Highland Ave
Elgin IL 60124
Email: cwfinfo10@gmail.com
Website: CWF
We are a cooperative of home school parents who teach workshops from a Christian worldview. Our goal is to supplement, support, and encourage each other through workshops, which are not meant to replace what is taught at home. We are not a school and do not intend to be a school. To achieve our goal we require a high level of commitment from parents, students, and teachers.


DREAM Homeschool Life Support Group

Contact: Brandi Sulak
Phone: (847) 708-3943
Email:dreamhomeschoollife@gmail.com
Website: DREAM Homeschool Life
DREAM is a Christian support group for parents who home educate their children.  Our membership is open to any homeschooling family for support.

 

G.I.F.T. (Godly Influenced Fine Arts Training) Homeschool Enrichment Program

783 W Highland Ave
Elgin IL 60123
Email: giftregistration@hotmail.com
Website: GIFT
G.I.F.T. is a Christian co-op enrichment program that offers fine arts classes to homeschoolers of all ages (pre-school through adult). We welcome all homeschoolers regardless of faith. Classes are taught by professional teachers and we benefit from the generosity of our families to fill volunteer roles.

 

Grassroots Homeschoolers H.O.U.S.E.

6201 Vollmer Road
Matteson IL 60443
Contact: Lydia Koster
Phone: (708) 860-3354
Email: lydiakoster@yahoo.com
Website: Grassroots Homeschoolers HOUSE
Grassroots is open to anyone with an interest in homeschooling. Based in Matteson, Illinois, we are a non-denominational, nonsectarian, registered non-profit organization. Our purpose is to support and nurture homeschooling families. We provide a social network of growth and camaraderie as well as practical information to our community members and all others who are either actively involved in homeschooling or considering embarking on the homeschooling adventure.

 

Homeschool Illinois Network

Email: homeschool-illinois-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Homeschool Illinois Network
This list is for the discussion of topics related to homeschooling in Illinois. Posting of local events, organizations and homeschool websites is welcome. But please do not post any affiliated links or advertisements. This group is open-minded and OT posts are welcome as long as they are not too far off beat. Consider us to be a picnic with friends, relaxed moods, and casual discussions.

 

Liberty Liberal Arts Academy

Contact: Ann McNeill
Phone: (630) 272-9021
Email:libertyliberalartsacademy@gmail.com
Website: Liberty Liberal Arts Academy
Liberty Liberal Arts Academy (LLAA) is a private Christian educational program in the Fox Valley, Illinois area that offers an affordable, creative, and challenging curriculum of classes. Educating Outside the Box and Inside the Church is our mission.


Near West Homeschoolers Community Co-op

Email: friends@nearwesthomeschoolers.org
Website: Near West Homeschoolers
The Community Co-op is a family-oriented resource for homeschool families located in Oak Park, Illinois, serving Chicago and its surrounding suburbs.  We are a non-profit organization officially founded as the “Community Organization for Near West Homeschoolers”, but affectionately known as the “The Community Co-op” or “Co-op” for short.  Our group offers homeschool enrichment activities for homeschooling families once a week, for a day of friends, fun and learning. Our mission is to create an environment for educational enrichment where homeschooling families can work co-operatively in an atmosphere of mutual respect and interest-driven exploration, while maintaining our personal learning styles and sharing them with the group at large.

 

Northside Unschoolers Group (NUG) of Chicago

Contact: Wini Haun
Email:wini@winifredhaun.org
Website: NUG
The Northside Unschoolers is a support group for homeschooling families that practice child-led learning.

 

Our Lady Queen of Peace Home Schooling Group

Email:info@catholichomeschoolinggroup.com
Website: Our Lady Queen of Peace Home Schooling Group
Our Lady Queen of Peace Home School Group is a group of Chicago-area Catholic home schooling families. We offer support and information to parents, and provide social, academic, and spiritual opportunities for our children.

 

Teaching Homes for Christ

204 Church Street
West Chicago, IL
Email: (contact information on website)
Website: Teaching Homes
Teaching Homes for Christ is a gathering of home school families for the purpose of support and encouragement, obtaining speakers, providing a library and offering activities for families and students alike.


Champs Homeschool

Email: champshomeschoolcoop@gmail.com
Website: Champs Homeschool
CHAMPS (Christian Homeschool Arts and Music Program) is a private organization of parents who desire to broaden our children's exposure to music and the arts in a Christian environment.  CHAMPS meets weekly on Mondays from September-May at the Cardinal Drive Church of Christ in Rolling Meadows, Illinois. Twice a year we hold a Fine Arts Extravaganza to showcase our students gifts and talents. 

 

National Parenting Education Network (NPEN)

Email: (contact information on website)
Website: NPEN
The vision of the National Parenting Education Network (NPEN) is that all parents/families will have the information, resources and support needed to provide a nurturing relationship and an optimal environment that will encourage their children’s healthy growth and development.

 

South Suburban Home School & Gym Group, Inc.

125 Kathleen Lane
Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Phone: (708) 754-2436
Email:sshsgg_news@yahoo.com
Website: SSHSGG
We are a Cooperative group dedicated to providing healthy opportunities for the home school community through physical education, socialization, and creative classes. We are working together to exponentially add value to families by investing and sharing our God given talents each week.

 

Westside H.O.U.S.E.

10 West Cossitt Avenue
La Grance Illinois
Email: (contact information on website)
Website: Westside HOUSE
Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience is an inclusive, non-sectarian network of homeschooling support groups. The Westside HOUSE chapter meets the second Friday of each month at the Forest Park Public Library (at the corner of Des Plaines and Jackson) between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. You and your children are welcome!

 

Schaumburg H.O.U.S.E.

Email: schaumburghouse@gmail.com
Website: Schaumburg HOUSE
Schaumburg H.O.U.S.E. is a non-sectarian group of home schoolers that supports all educational philosophies and family lifestyles. We facilitate activities, classes, cultural events, and general gatherings to help our children in making friends and being part of a larger community.

 

Change Homeshool East

505 West Golf Rd
Mount Prospect IL 60056
Email: Contact@changehomeschool.com
Website: Change Homeschool East
C.H.A.N.G.E. stands for Christian Homes Actively Networking for Godly Education and is open to any Christian homeschooling family dedicated to bringing up their children “in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” (Eph. 6:4). CHANGE does not endorse any particular approach to home education. Although there are a variety of curricula and methods of implementation, maintaining a spirit of unity is the primary goal, while still encouraging one another in each one’s individual approach to home education.

 

C.H.I.L.D.

Email: CHILD_Illinois-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: CHILD
C.H.I.L.D. (Chicagoland Homeschoolers Inclusively Learning and Discovering) is a group for families in the western suburbs (primarily DuPage county) of Chicago who seek to connect with others for support, ideas, and enjoyment. The group is secular and inclusive, with children currently ranging in age from infants to teens. All are welcome!

 

 

 

Crawford County IL

 

 

 

Cumberland County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

DeKalb County IL

 

 

 

Dewitt County IL

 

 

 

Douglas County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Du Page County IL

 

C.H.I.L.D.

Email: CHILD_Illinois-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: CHILD
C.H.I.L.D. (Chicagoland Homeschoolers Inclusively Learning and Discovering) is a group for families in the western suburbs (primarily DuPage county) of Chicago who seek to connect with others for support, ideas, and enjoyment. The group is secular and inclusive, with children currently ranging in age from infants to teens. All are welcome!

 

Eastern DuPage for Godly Education (EDGE)

Email: (contact information on website)
Website: EDGE
Eastern DuPage for Godly Education  (EDGE) and their Friday co-op group Gym and Enrichment (G&E) were founded over seventeen years ago with that very purpose in mind.  EDGE began as a small gathering of families who met for gym activities, but has since expanded to offer enrichment classes such as art, tumbling, dance, drama, science and writing.  Our group is made up of Christian homeschooling parents and their children who volunteer their time and talents, collectively pooling their abilities so that many may benefit.


Homeschool Kingdom

Email:(contact information on website)
Website: Homeschool Kingdom
Homeschool Kingdom was started by a group of Christian homeschooling moms who want to provide our children group activities through a Christ-centered program.  Our goal is to provide elective & gym classes to homeschool children of all ages and offer discipleship to their parents during Mom’s Hour.

 

Many Rivers Unschoolers

Email: many_rivers_unschoolers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Many Rivers Unschoolers
This Yahoo groups exists to facilitate communication among the members of Many Rivers Unschoolers which is an in-person group of families that have come together to meet regularly to support one another and share our journey as unschoolers.

 

Schaumburg H.O.U.S.E.

Email: schaumburghouse@gmail.com
Website: Schaumburg HOUSE
Schaumburg H.O.U.S.E. is a non-sectarian group of home schoolers that supports all educational philosophies and family lifestyles. We facilitate activities, classes, cultural events, and general gatherings to help our children in making friends and being part of a larger community.

 

Naperville Home Educators

Email: napervillehomeeducators-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Naperville Home Educators
This discussion group is open to any and all home educators in the greater Naperville, IL area. Non-locals also welcome and you will enjoy our extensive links section. Feel free to post questions concerning home education, list field trips, let others know of activities you've found in the area, promote your home education support group, tell us about great resources and events etc. This cyber forum is not affiliated with any particular support group, nor any specific religious group, nor any one homeschooling philosophy. Polite home educating parents of all stripes are welcome. Disrespectful hotheads and spammers will be immediately and unceremoniously tossed out by the moderator.

 

 


Edgar County IL

 

 

 

Edwards County IL

 

 

 

Effingham County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Fayette County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Ford County IL

 

 

 

Franklin County IL

 

 

 

Fulton County IL

 

 

 

Gallatin County IL

 

 

 

Greene County IL

 

 

 

Grundy County IL

 

 

 

Hamilton County IL

 

 

 

Hancock County IL

 

 

 

Hardin County IL

 

 

 

Henderson County IL

 

 

 

Henry County IL

 

 

 

Iroquois County IL

 

 

 

Jackson County IL

 

 

 

Jasper County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Jefferson County IL

 

 

 

Jersey County IL

 

 

 

Jo Daviess County IL

 

 

 

Johnson County IL

 

 

 

Kane County IL

 

Christian Workshops of the Fox Valley (CWF)

37W040 Highland Ave
Elgin IL 60124
Email: cwfinfo10@gmail.com
Website: CWF
We are a cooperative of home school parents who teach workshops from a Christian worldview. Our goal is to supplement, support, and encourage each other through workshops, which are not meant to replace what is taught at home. We are not a school and do not intend to be a school. To achieve our goal we require a high level of commitment from parents, students, and teachers.


G.I.F.T. (Godly Influenced Fine Arts Training) Homeschool Enrichment Program

783 W Highland Ave
Elgin IL 60123
Email: giftregistration@hotmail.com
Website: GIFT
G.I.F.T. is a Christian co-op enrichment program that offers fine arts classes to homeschoolers of all ages (pre-school through adult). We welcome all homeschoolers regardless of faith. Classes are taught by professional teachers and we benefit from the generosity of our families to fill volunteer roles.

 

Liberty Liberal Arts Academy

Contact: Ann McNeill
Phone: (630) 272-9021
Email:libertyliberalartsacademy@gmail.com
Website: LLAA
Liberty Liberal Arts Academy (LLAA) is a private Christian educational program in the Fox Valley, Illinois area that offers an affordable, creative, and challenging curriculum of classes. Educating Outside the Box and Inside the Church is our mission.

 

Many Rivers Unschoolers

Email: many_rivers_unschoolers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Many Rivers Unschoolers
This Yahoo groups exists to facilitate communication among the members of Many Rivers Unschoolers which is an in-person group of families that have come together to meet regularly to support one another and share our journey as unschoolers.

 

Schaumburg H.O.U.S.E.

Email: schaumburghouse@gmail.com
Website: Schaumburg HOUSE
Schaumburg H.O.U.S.E. is a non-sectarian group of home schoolers that supports all educational philosophies and family lifestyles. We facilitate activities, classes, cultural events, and general gatherings to help our children in making friends and being part of a larger community.

 

 

 

Kankakee County IL

 

Kankakee Christian Home Educators

P.O Box 1461
Bourbonnais, IL 60914
Email: kche1990@gmail.com
Website: KCHE
Kankakee Christian Home Educators (KCHE) is a support group with many Members from Kankakee County and surrounding counties.  Many of our events have a limit to the number of participants, including our Learning Co-Op. By joining our support group, you are not guaranteed a place in our events. Many are first come first served in the sign up process.

 

 

 

Kendall County IL

 

Cornerstone Christian Homeschool Co-Operative

Email:cornerstone_homeschool@yahoo.com
Website: CCHC
Cornerstone Christian Homeschool Co-Operative of Joliet was created to bring homeschooling families together in educating their children. We strive to offer quality academic and enrichment classes taught by teachers who express faith in Christ. Our teachers use resources that instill Christian character, biblical principles, and traditional values. We seek to unite families and students to enhance their homeschooling experience.

 

Many Rivers Unschoolers

Email: many_rivers_unschoolers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Many Rivers Unschoolers
This Yahoo groups exists to facilitate communication among the members of Many Rivers Unschoolers which is an in-person group of families that have come together to meet regularly to support one another and share our journey as unschoolers.

 

 

 

Knox County IL

 

 

 

La Salle County IL

 

 

   

Lake County IL

 

Apple Tree Christian Homeschoolers

Email: (contact information on website)
Website: Apple Tree Christian Homeschoolers
Apple Tree Christian Homeschoolers Inc. is a Christian  homeschooling co-operative for children 1st-12th grade and their younger siblings.  We desire to bring glory to God by providing activities, fellowship, and learning opportunities to enhance a family’s homeschooling journey.  We meet several times monthly in Lake Villa, IL on Wednesdays, September through April.  Apple Tree has a scope and sequence for each grade that offers alternating unit studies of history, science, and literature, along with weekly music, drama, physical education, and art.


Arlington HOUSE (Home Oriented Unique Schooling Experience)

Email:joinus@arlingtonhomeschoolers.com
Website: Arlington HOUSE
Arlington H.O.U.S.E. is an open support group for homeschooling families in and around the Chicagoland area - Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and surrounding areas. Being a non-directed support group, we rely on the creativity, resources, needs and interests of our members to help coordinate field trips and activities.


SOTCHEHSers (Splendor of Truth Catholic Home School)

Email: sotchehsers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: SOTCHEHSers
This group will be an email resource for members of the Splendor of Truth Catholic Home School group comprised of members from northeastern Illinois (Winthrop Harbor, Zion, Waukegan, Gurnee, Wadsworth, Russell, etc) and southeastern Wisconsin (Kenosha, Racine, Pleasant Prairie, Sturtevant, Mount Pleasant, etc.)

 

Lake County H.O.U.S.E. (Home-Oriented Unique Schooling Experience)

Email: lhouse-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Lake County HOUSE
We are located in and around Lake County, Illinois. Our mission is to provide non-sectarian and non-political support and information for homeschooling families as well as providing socialization and shared educational opportunities for our children. Lake County H.O.U.S.E. provides many clubs and field trip experiences organized by and for its members and others in the homeschool community, as well as a lively dialogue concerning homeschool interests and educational opportunities in the Lake County and Chicagoland areas. New members are always welcome.

 

 

 

Lawrence County IL

 

 

 

Lee County IL

 

Sauk Valley Christian Home Educators

Email:svche4him@gmail.com
Website: Sauk Valley Christian Home Educators
Sauk Valley Christian Home Educators (SVCHE) exists to serve the Lord and support our local Christian homeschool families by providing opportunities through member volunteerism to attend field trips, family activities, Friday School, seasonal parties and more. We strive to provide support, encouragement and share experiences and knowledge to hearten each other in the calling to disciple the children with which God has blessed us.

 

 

Livingston County IL

 

 

 

Logan County IL

 

 

 

Macon County IL

 

Mid-Illinois Cooperative Adventures in Homeschooling

PO Box 3891
Decatur IL 62524
Contact: Larissa Willfing
Email: (contact information on website)
Website: MICAH
MICAH is an inclusive, nonsectarian, homeschooling group in the greater Decatur, Illinois area. Everyone is welcome! There is no statement of faith to join MICAH, but we do expect all members to obey the Golden Rule: Treat others with respect, as you would like to be treated. We expect everyone to treat each other with love and respect and to extend grace, when necessary.

 

Decatur Area Homeschool Network

Email: decatur_hs_network-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Decatur Area Homeschool Network
The Decatur Area Homeschool Network is a dedicated group of homeschool families from the Greater Decatur Illinois area. Members of this network share homeschool information and available community resources for their homeschooled students and families. With the mutual goal of providing the best education possible for their children, this group is meant to be a source of support and information for experienced and inexperienced homeschoolers alike.

 

 

 

Macoupin County IL

 

Family of Christian Home Educators (FOCHE)

Email:foche@foche.us
Website: FOCHE
We are a Christian Homeschool Group providing information, support, and guidance to ALL Homeschoolers while seeking God’s wisdom, knowledge and guidance and sharing God’s love.

 

 

 

Madison County IL

 

Family of Christian Home Educators (FOCHE)

Email:foche@foche.us
Website: FOCHE
We are a Christian Homeschool Group providing information, support, and guidance to ALL Homeschoolers while seeking God’s wisdom, knowledge and guidance and sharing God’s love.

 

Big Muddy Homeschooling Community

Email: bigmuddyhsc-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Big Muddy HSC
We are a casual group of friends in and around the river town of Alton, Illinois who educate our children at home. We are a secular set of free thinkers who enjoy the diversity of style and flexibility in life that homeschooling allows. The goals of the Big Muddy HSC are to serve as a supportive resource for parents and create enriching opportunities for children.

 

Scott Area Military Home Educators (SAMHE)

Contact: Vanessa Wahler
Phone: (618) 920-0314
Email: samhe.homeschooling@gmail.com
Website: SAMHE
We are a group of military related families living around Scott AFB. Membership to our group provides families with information about educational as well as social opportunities.   SAMHE membership provides information about classes and community events both on base and in the local community through our membership forum and calendar.

 

 

 

Marion County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Marshall County IL

 

 

 

Mason County IL

 

 

 

Massac County IL

 

 

 

McDonough County IL

 

 

 

McHenry County IL

 

Grace Community Homeschool Co-op

Email: (contact information on website)
Website: Grace Community Homeschool Co-Op
One of the purposes of Grace Community is to provide experiences that homeschooled children can only experience in a co-op situation.  Students experience being part of an academically oriented class in a classroom situation with a teacher other than their parent; they have a ready audience for their academic achievements; and practice group cooperation and appropriate competitive skills.


The Ark Family Resource

Harvard, IL 60033
Phone: (815) 569-2803
Email: info@ArkHome.org
Website: Ark Home
Participate 1, 2 or 3 days per week, where students do their classes with others, and then take work home for the days they work at home. Options include a pre-laid out lesson plan for the year, or parent may customize. Additional options include homeschool partnerships, supplemental video support, extra one-on-one time. Please inquire for more details!

 

 

 

McLean County IL

 

Crossroads Area Homeschool Association (CAHSA)

Email:cahsa.info@gmail.com
Website: CAHSA
Crossroads Area Home School Association represents the efforts of over 350 families near Bloomington, IL who have chosen to homeschool their children. CAHSA was formed to create a sense of community as well as to provide an easily accessible network of communication and resources which will better equip parents, enhance the experience for students, and educate local communities about the viability of homeschooling.

 



Menard County IL

 

 

 

Mercer County IL

 

 

 

Monroe County IL

 

 

 

Montgomery County IL

 

 

 

Morgan County IL

 

 

 

Moultrie County IL

 

 

 

Ogle County IL

 

 

 

Peoria County IL

 

Association of Peoria Area Christian Home Educators (APACHE)

P.O. Box 5203
Peoria, IL 61601
Email:info@apachecentralillinois.org
Website: APACHE
Connecting homeschooling families with resources that equip, support, and encourage them in their efforts.

 

Peoria Area Homeschoolers

Email: peoriaareahomeschoolers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Peoria Area Homeschoolers
Enhancing the home education experience for homeschooling parent/guardians of all backgrounds in the Peoria area. PAH provides an opportunity for members to provide support, play dates, field trips, and networking opportunities to each other.

 

 

 

Perry County IL

 

 

 

Piatt County IL

 

 

 

Pike County IL

 

 

 

Pope County IL

 

 

 

Pulaski County IL

 

 

 

Putnam County IL

 

 

 

Randolph County IL

 

 

 

Richland County IL

 

 

 

Rock Island County IL

 

 

 

Saint Clair County IL

 

Family of Christian Home Educators (FOCHE)

Email:foche@foche.us
Website: FOCHE
We are a Christian Homeschool Group providing information, support, and guidance to ALL Homeschoolers while seeking God’s wisdom, knowledge and guidance and sharing God’s love.

 

Scott Area Military Home Educators (SAMHE)

Contact: Vanessa Wahler
Phone: (618) 920-0314
Email: samhe.homeschooling@gmail.com
Website: SAMHE
We are a group of military related families living around Scott AFB. Membership to our group provides families with information about educational as well as social opportunities.   SAMHE membership provides information about classes and community events both on base and in the local community through our membership forum and calendar.

 

St. Clair County Christian Home Educators

Based in Belleville, IL 62221
Contact: Josh and Nancy Peterson
Email: joshandnancy@juno.com
Website: SCCCHE
The purpose of the group is to facilitate support for Christian parents who are, or will be teaching their children at home. Monthly meetings provide opportunities for networking with other Christian parents who also teach their children at home.

 

SHARE (St. Louis Homeschooling Activities, Resources and Encouragement)

1387 Covington Manor Ln
Saint Louis MO 63125
Contact: Cathy Mullins
Phone: (314) 939-1222
Email: Ekcjmullins@gmail.com
Website: SHARE
S.H.A.R.E. (St. Louis Homeschooling Activities, Resources and Encouragement) is an independent support group founded and operated by volunteer parents who home educate their children in the Greater St. Louis Area. Families from all over the St. Louis region and nearby Illinois counties are members of SHARE, although we are based in the South City, South County and Mid County areas.

 

 

 

Saline County IL

 

   

 

Sangamon County IL

 

Queen of All Saints Home Educators

Email: quashe-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: QUASHE
QUASHE is a group of Catholic Homeschooling families in the Springfield, Illinois Area and Sangamon County, as well as Central IL. You will be asked to join the group only after joining the Queen of All Saint Home Educator's Support Group. This yahoo group is a "Closed" group format for homeschool families of QUASHE members. Please request to join this group if you are interested in receiving more information on QUASHE. Springfield Illinois Homeschoolers Catholic Homeschool Sangamon County Homeschooling.

 

Springfield Illinois Homeschool Group

Email: hsspringfieldil-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: HSSpringfieldIL
This is a loop for homeschoolers to post all the events, activities, discounts, and other things of interest to homeschoolers in the central Illinois area, specifically focused around the Springfield area.

 

 

 

Schuyler County IL

 

 

 

Scott County IL

 

 

 

Shelby County IL

 

East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN)

Email:eciheninfo@gmail.com
Website: ECIHEN
East Central Illinois Home Educator Network (ECIHEN) provides opportunities for Christian homeschool families seeking support in the home education of their children.  

 

 

 

Stark County IL

 

 

 

Stephenson County IL




Tazewell County IL

 

 

 

Union County IL

 

 

 

Vermilion County IL

 

 

 

Wabash County IL

 

 

 

Warren County IL

 

 

 

Washington County IL

 

 

 

Wayne County IL

 

 

 

White County IL

 

 

 

Whiteside County IL

 

 

 

Will County IL

 

Cornerstone Christian Homeschool Co-Operative

Email:cornerstone_homeschool@yahoo.com
Website: CCHCJolliet
Cornerstone Christian Homeschool Co-Operative of Joliet was created to bring homeschooling families together in educating their children. We strive to offer quality academic and enrichment classes taught by teachers who express faith in Christ. Our teachers use resources that instill Christian character, biblical principles, and traditional values. We seek to unite families and students to enhance their homeschooling experience.

 

Grassroots Homeschoolers H.O.U.S.E.

6201 Vollmer Road
Matteson IL 60443
Contact: Lydia Koster
Phone: (708) 860-3354
Email: lydiakoster@yahoo.com
Website: Grassroots Homeschoolers HOUSE
Grassroots is open to anyone with an interest in homeschooling. Based in Matteson, Illinois, we are a non-denominational, nonsectarian, registered non-profit organization. Our purpose is to support and nurture homeschooling families. We provide a social network of growth and camaraderie as well as practical information to our community members and all others who are either actively involved in homeschooling or considering embarking on the homeschooling adventure.


Homeschool Resource Center

6645 W Steger Rd
Monee, IL 60449
Contact: Brian & Kristi Boss
Phone: (708) 235-1901
Email:kristi.boss@fofc.org
Website: Homeschool Resource Center
The Homeschool Resource Center is a ministry of the Family of Faith Church which provides information, fellowship, and resources to Christian homeschooling families. The Center includes a sports program for these families to experience community, support, and athletic enrichment, and periodically hosts events that support homeschooling and home discipleship.


Many Rivers Unschoolers

Email: many_rivers_unschoolers-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Many Rivers Unschoolers
This Yahoo groups exists to facilitate communication among the members of Many Rivers Unschoolers which is an in-person group of families that have come together to meet regularly to support one another and share our journey as unschoolers.

 

Potters Hand Home School Group

Email: info@pottershandhomeschool.com
Website: Potters Hand Home School Group
The goal of Potter's Hand Home School Group is to encourage home schooling families in the spiritual, academic, and social development of their children so that they will become what God has created them to be.

 

Naperville Home Educators

Email: napervillehomeeducators-owner@yahoogroups.com
Website: Naperville Home Educators
This discussion group is open to any and all home educators in the greater Naperville, IL area. Non-locals also welcome and you will enjoy our extensive links section. Feel free to post questions concerning home education, list field trips, let others know of activities you've found in the area, promote your home education support group, tell us about great resources and events etc. This cyber forum is not affiliated with any particular support group, nor any specific religious group, nor any one homeschooling philosophy. Polite home educating parents of all stripes are welcome.

 

 

 

Williamson County IL

 

 

 

Winnebago County IL

 

Hallstrom Homeschool Workshops (HHSW)

Email: (contact information on website)
Website: HHSW
HHSW offers families a unique co-op experience with an emphasis on flexibility, affordability, quality, and high Biblical standards. Since 1993, HHSW has existed to help families home school successfully from preschool through high school. When we all do our part, we can tell you that YES, home schooling works and YES, HHSW can be an important part of God’s blessings to your family. Whether you're looking for academic or elective classes for your children, you will find an abundance of great choices at HHSW. We offer over 100 classes from pre-K through high school. It is our goal that Christ be glorified in every word and deed and that our words and actions flow from hearts completely dedicated to Christ.

 

 

 

Woodford County IL