HelloBaby is the nation’s first (and only) free standing, free of charge drop in play space for babies, toddlers and their caregivers.

We Support, Empower and Inspire families raising young children, in underserved neighborhoods in Chicago.

Always, free of charge Open play everyday from 9:00am - 4:00pm. Last play visit at 3:00pm.

Always, free of charge. Open play everyday from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

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Always, free of charge. Open play everyday from 9:00am - 4:00pm.

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Stages Chicago Every Friday

Join us at HelloBaby every Friday, with our friends from Stages Chicago as they present an interactive story hour.

Upcoming Classes & Programs

MOVEMENT & DANCE

Nov 27, 2023 Updated: Nov 27, 2023 Susan Andrews Feb 28, 2024 10:00 am

Get all your wiggles out in this fun and energetic dance class with My Art House Studio founder, Morgan Dixon. Each week students will learn…

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EXPLORING WITH SIGN LANGUAGE

Feb 2, 2024 Updated: Feb 2, 2024 Susan Andrews Feb 29, 2024 10:30 am

HelloBaby mom, Shay, is being certified in infant sign language.  Each Thursday, she will introduce a new sign language concept with stories, art, song and…

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BROADWAY STORY TIME

Nov 27, 2023 Updated: Nov 27, 2023 Susan Andrews Mar 1, 2024 10:30 am

Our friends at Stages Chicago present this interactive story hour. Stages was created by a professional performer turned early childhood development specialist. This unique curriculum…

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KULEA CIRCLE WITH DR. DAMIAN

Jan 7, 2024 Updated: Jan 7, 2024 Susan Andrews Mar 4, 2024 11:15 am

The Doctor is in the first Monday of every month.  “Kulea” means nurture in Swahili.  Little ones can enjoy facilitated play with our staff while…

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Meet Dr. Damian McGee, ask her questions on line or in person first Monday of every month.

Dr. McGee is a board certified pediatrician who has been caring for children of all ages since 2005. Dr. McGee enjoys creating an environment where patients and parents feel safe, heard, and respected.

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Additional Support Services

Home to DCFS supervised visitations and pediatric early intervention visits.

Filling gaps left by public aid programs with gifts of clothing, equipment, books, diapers, wipes, hygiene products, cleaning supplies and enrichment materials.

Free books available through Laura's library during open hours and anytime from our Little Free Library out front.

Many thanks to Kroeschell & Porter Pipe for their continued support. We are fortunate to have such good friends.

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“She was born during the pandemic. She’s never been around other kids before. I didn’t know how she would do. She’s so happy!”

Help us continue our work

“HelloBaby has helped our family so much.

Help families in underserved neighborhoods