Transforming our Nation One Child at a Time.

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564  Veronica Ave

East St. Louis, IL 62205

Transforming our Nation

One Child at a Time




Thank you so much for visitng our site today. We take great pride in our curriculum and the staff that we have assembled. It is our hope that you will ask us anything that you need. To learn more about Kindercottage just follow the button below.






News from our Board


Thank you Ms. Brenda! 


Ms. Patsy Mason has resigned as Executive Director from Kindercottage effective immediately.  The Executive Committee, of the Board of Directors, has asked Ms. Brenda Crisp to step back into the role. Brenda has agreed and will now be working full-time hours at Kindercottage.  


Please help us make these transitions as smooth as possible by directing all questions to our board chair, Phil Wilhelm ( Please avoid burdening Brenda with questions while she focuses on running Kindercottage and being available for the children and their families.


The Board of Directors will be meeting soon to begin planning our search for the next Executive Director.  Prayers are much appreciated for Brenda and the staff, as they continue to serve the children and families of East St. Louis.  


Welcome to the exciting world of Uni-Pres Kindercottage, a joint mission of the Presbyterian Church USA and the United Church of Christ. It is an Inclusionary Child Development Center which acts as a beacon of light and hope to children and families in East St. Louis, Illinois..

Mission Statement:

Uni-Pres Kindercottage provides an environment where all ages, infants through adults, have opportunities for growth and enrichment through educational and social programs developed in a community setting and resulting in healthy and stable families.

Uni-Pres Kindercottage is a 501(C)3 tax exempt organization

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