Find Support Groups Near You
Tri-County Christian Home Educators
this support group meets monthly and offers field trips, an education fair, parties, graduation and a used curriculum/book sale.
Lake County Special Needs Contact
This is not a support group; however, if you have questions regarding special needs, please feel free to email Adrianne.
St. Clair County Christian Home Educators
This support group meets monthly and offers field trips, p.e., geography/spelling bees, science/art fairs, 8th and high school graduations, 10 weeks in fall & spring of classes on Fridays. www.sccche.org
the Master's Home Educators
Meeting place: LaGrange, Western Springs, Hindsdale, Brookfield, and Downers Grove Fall and spring picnics, attend Nutcracker ballet, Valentine's Day bowling, Mom's Night Out at Borders, Christmas party.
Oakland Area Contact
Currently no group is meeting in Oakland but if you have questions regarding home schooling you may email the Millers.
Montgomery and Macoupin County Contact
This is not a support group but Martha is willing to speak with home school families in her area who have home school questions.
Kane County Contact Person
Currently no group is meeting in Montgomery. For questions regarding home schooling you may email Lisa.
Website: http://mycharis.org Email: email@example.com Locations:1) Village Bible Church, 847 Illinois 47, Sugar Grove, IL 605542) New Song Community Church, 2858 Hafenrichter Rd, Aurora, IL 60503 Monthly meetings, field trips, project fairs, co-op, etc.
Will and DuPage County Special Needs Contact
This is not a support group; however, if you have questions regarding special needs, please feel free to email Christine. she is the ICHE coordinator for Special and Struggling Learners. www.iche.org
Quincy Area Home Educators Support Group
Mother's meeting once a month, co-op meets of Fridays, sports, youth program, school pictures, yearbook, etc.
Christian Home School Connection
Co-ops, field trips, plays, music etc.
this support group meets monthly with 8 family nights per year. other activities include enrichment coops, graduation ceremony, used curriculum/book sales, field trips and more.
Christian Home Educators of SW Chicago
Variety of family oriented activities, camping trips field trips and a members book share program. www.freewebs.cheswc
Field trips, some classes, arts and events.
CHESS - Orland Park
This support group offers family nights, field trips, high school support, mentorship opportunities, monthly ladies book discussions, many father/son and mother daughter events. Annual father daughter banquet in April, read to succeed program, large cap and gown graduation ceremony and...
Monthly meetings and support group meetings for parents, periodic family meetings, directory of families, field trips and a used curriculum sale.
This group is currently inactive; however, Jada will be happy to answer questions regarding home education.
www.lifelongcommunicator.org The main focus for this group is communication skills. Camps in July for young speakers and reader's theater, Christmas presentations, March competition instrumental/vocal music, Summer 1 week debate.
Teaching Homes for Christ
Monthly meetings, field trips, science fair, etc. www.teachinghomes.org
Meet once a week, mom's night out once per month, classes, field trips, local band, spring play, etc.
Field trips, park night, mom's night and speakers.
Jackson County Christian Home Educators
Once a month meetings, field trips, play group, p.e., and a sharing of information.
Jefferson Co CHE
Meetings twice a month, mom's night out, Valentine's banquet, field trips, gym time, park days, choir, fall meeting etc.
Fox Valley Home Educators
www.fvhe.org Field trips, spring and fall expo, picnics, holiday parties, parent meetings and a resource library.
No Place Like Home
Monthly meetings, field trips, graduation, mom's meetings, etc. firstname.lastname@example.org
Kankakee Christian Home Educators
Ten week class sessions in the fall and spring, bowling, ice skating, swimming, graduation ceremony, field trips, etc.
Sovereign Grace Homeschool Network
This group is for members and attendees of Sovereign Grace Church of Oswego.
Tri County Home Educators
Monthly meetings, field trips, education fair, parties, graduation, etc.
Home Run Kids
Weekly meetings, field trips, choir, arts, p.e., language, cooking, sports program, graduation, science/art fair, volleyball, basketball, track etc. www.vcgurnee.org Look under family ministries for Home Run Kids.
Monthly meetings, mom's support group meetings, weekly Bible studies, field trips, family service projects, Dad's get togethers, couples nights, etc.
Lakeland Home Educators
Weekly meetings, field trips, classes, parties, mom's meetings, etc.
Mom's night out, theme based meetings for the entire year, field trips, some music, p.e., etc.
Greenhouse Home Educators
Field trips, performing arts banquet, parent's meetings. www.greenhousehomeeducators.com
Highland Hope Homeschool Group
Field trips and fellowship.
Riverbend Christian Home Educators Coalition
Monthly meeting ,field trips, bowling, parents support, etc. www.homeschoolblogger.com/rchec
Monthly meetings, field trips, graduation, holiday parties, mom and dad's meetings.
Our contact is:email@example.com APACHEP.O. Box 5203Peoria, IL 61601
Pike County CHE
Meet 5 times a year. Project fair, pinewood derby, fellowship dinners and activities, music and graduation. www.pcche.blogspot.com
Springfield Area Christian Home Educators
Monthly meetings, fall bonfire and hay ride, parent's date night, mom's meetings, inventor's night, book studies etc.
Scott Area Military Home Educators
Monthly meetings, field trips, co-op, and science fair, park days, pe, picnics and more.
St. Clair County Christian Home Educators
Monthly meeting on the 2nd Thursday, field trips, p.e., geography/spelling bees, science/art fairs, 8th and high school graduations, 10 weeks in fall & spring of classes on Fridays. www.sccche.org
Activity days, speakers, spelling bee, graduation, science fair, monthly newsletter, homeschool enrichment days and HSLDA discount. etc. www.chosenhomeschool.com
Monthly meetings, graduation, yearbook, special events, choir, orchestra, testing, etc.
Wabash County Christian Home School
Monthly meetings, field trips, music, holiday parties, curriculum lending library.
Sauk Valley CHE
Monthly meeting, field trips, monthly family activities, Friday school, graduation etc.
Weekly co-op, field trips, graduation and p.e. www.heartofbolingbrook.org
Homeschool Resource Center
Music opportunities, testing, special classes, jazz band, sports programs and an extensive home school library. www.fofchomeschool.orgthis is a resource group for locating special events and activities available in the Monee area. The HSRC exists to provide information, encouragement,...
Monthly meetings, field trips, classes, p.e., art, music, Iowa testing, research expo, national spelling bee, picnics, play dates, etc. www.pottershandhomeschool.com
A.R.K. School House and Ministries Center
Dedicated Home School Support, Individualized Education Programs, academic partnerships, accredited or non-accredited programs, family resources and assistance, extra curricular activities, drama, art, science fair, art & talent show, etc.
This support group meets monthly. Activities include a history fair, a used curriculum sale and various family activities.
This support group includes field trips, high school plays, graduation, holiday performances and a used curriculum sale. www.appletreenorth.org
Most activities take place in the Saint Louis Metro East area. Members set up field trips according to interest, geography dinner, and a used curriculum sale.
Association of Peoria Area Christian Home Educators has a yearly convention and testing for subscribers. www.apachecentralillinois.org
Barrington Area Home Schoolers
Large group meetings once per month with sub groups meeting more often. This group has a very large and active teen group and also a special needs group.
Field trips, science fairs.
Coop meets every other Friday, support group 4 times a year, family activity nights. Enrichment classes, monthly field trips, family activity nights, annual graduation.
Family nights, field trips, high school support (dissecting, writing etc.) choir, sports etc. www.chesshomeschool.org
Field trips, plays, Bible studies, graduation.
Christian Chicago Area Relaxed Educators
Meet as a small parent support group, read and discuss various books. Christian unschoolers.
Christian County Home Educators
Field trips, end of year program, yahoo group. Mom's night out and occasional family get togethers.
Christian Home Educators Encouragement Resource
Field trips, mom's night out and monthly meetings.
Christian Home Educators of Hamilton
Parents meet to encourage and support one another and children have planned activities during this time. This group is father directed and family oriented.
Christian Homeschool Arts Music Program
Band, choir, fine arts enrichment, language classes, apologia, sewing, and volleyball. This group is strong in creative and fine arts. They have recently added science, math and language arts. www.homeschool-life.com
Christian H.O.M.E. Group
Educational classes and field trips. www.cahsa.info
Enrichment classes, family nights, craft nights, Thanksgiving exhibitions, end of the year graduation ceremony, geography, art and science fair, and park days .
East Central Illinois Home Educators Network - ECIHEN
Art, dance, p.e., field trips, park days. www.edgehomeschoolers.com
This support group meets at Family Life Christian Center in Carol Stream.
River's Edge Homeschool Friends
Enrichment classes, field trips, parent support meetings, science/art fair, service projects, play dates, Mom's Night Out, student published newsletter for students "Nature News"..
Fun days, Field trips, fellowship, and encouragement. www.faithforce.yolasite.com
Thursday classes and field trips.
Grace Home Educators Together
Field trips and mom's meetings.
Greater Rochelle Area Christian Educators
Classes for most subjects, Bible studies, band, choir, drama, p.e., preschool classes, fun with yarn, quilting etc. www.gracerochelle.org
Halstrom Home School Workshops
Variety of classes - over 100 for students pre-k through high school. www.hallstromhomeschool.org
Home School Support Group of North Western Illinois
Meetings for fellowship, sharing, asking questions etc. www.homeschoolsupportgroup.blogspot.com
Enrichment group pmeets once a week/co-op meets 2-3 times per week. Other activities include ice skating, Great America trip, PE, music classes, Spanish, Lego robotics, cooking, sewing, crafting and science. www.meetup.com/homeschoolvillage www.meetup.com/hsvenrichment
Jasper County Christian Home Educators
Parent support group meetings, field trips, special events, mini-convention and some children's activities.
Maywood Christian Home School Co-Op
Two meeting per month, field trips, learning fair, unit studies, spring plan or musical, etc.
Northernn Illinois Christian Homeschool Enrichment
Meet twice a month from 1:00 - 3:00. Science and art clesses and a preschool class.
Christian Home Educator's Association
Monthly meetings during the school year, field trips, picnics, special events, 1 enrichment program per month.
Hope Homeschool Cooperative
This co-op is for struggling learners. www.hopehsc.com
Home Instructed Students
This group is not currently active; however, Tina is available for questions regarding home education.
Chicago Christian Homeschool Educators of Midway
This support groups meets in the Midway area of Chicago and offers field trips, children's performances, parent meetings, geography and science fairs. www.homeschoolchicago.org
Christian Homeschool Advocacy Resources Inspiration and Support This support group offers field trips, project fairs, co-op, meetings for parents, graduation and a used book sale. www.mycharis.org
Grace Baptist Fellowship
This support group meets at the Salvation Army of Alton the 3rd Monday of every month. They offer field trips and mom's meetings.
Grace Home School Coop
This support group offers classes, field trips, learning fair, unit studies and a spring play or a musical.
Heartland Christian Home Educators
This support group meets the 2nd Thursday of every month. Their activities include field trips, graduation, 4H club, family events, monthly skating and bowling.
Will County Contact Person
This is not a support group; however, Lainna would be happy to answer questions regarding home education.
Harrisburg Organization of Parent Educators
This support group meets 2 times per month, Thursday is field trip/pe day. They also offer mom's night out. www.hopeeducate.com
Heritage Home School Workshops
Visit our website at: www.heritagehomeschoolworkshops.com
Hearth, Home and Healing
Website/Blog with home school elements.
Christian Home Educators of Southern Illinois Who are we: We are a fellowship of Christian Homeschooling families from Centralia, Richview, Nashville, Carlyle, and surrounding southern Illinois areas. We offer: Lending library, Monthly planning meetings, weekly gym or activity, Lego...
Wauconda Area Christian Homeschoolers
Wauconda Area Christian Homeschoolers (WACH) is a small group offering monthly enrichment activities such as field trips, opportunities for community service, and book report/history nights. Ages of the children range from infants to high schoolers. We also offer ocassional evening/...