Transforming our Nation One Child at a Time.

+618 874 6505

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.


Meet the new Executive Director


of the Uni-Pres Kindercottage 


Patsy Mason

Patsy holds an Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education, a B.A. in Business Administration and a Master's in Education/Early Childhood. She brings to us 18 years experience working with children and families in a community setting.

Patsy comes as a State Verifier using multiple education classroom and family home assessment tools. In the past she worked as the Professional Development Specialist for the Race to The Top of Greater East 

St. Louis Innovation Zone Work Group and the Greater East St. Louis Early Learning Professional Development Partnership Co-Chair.


She is pleased to serve as the new Executive Director. Those attending the Uni-Pres Golden Gala on June 29 celebration will meet Patsy there.


Brenda Crisp will continue as an advocate and voice for Kindercottage in a developmental role.



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

All About Kindercottage  

Kindercottage Gala Event Slide Show Honoring

Ms. Brenda

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