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.


Long time friend of  


Kindercottage passes away 


William "Bill" Whicher

Bill Whicher passed away on Thursday, August 15. Bill served Kindercottage in a number of ways over many years as a Board Member, enthusiastic cheerleader, devoted supporter and our web master. He will be tremendously missed as a friend to all and for his faithful service to the children of Kindercottage.


Obituary information for Bill can be found at:


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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