Western Organization for Women

Resources: Day Care

Macomb has various options for child care, including two day care centers at WIU.

Catch-a-Star Learning Center

Phone: (309) 833-2741
Email: ctchaster@macomb.com
Address: 424 W Piper St
Macomb, IL 61455

WIU Infant and Preschool Center

Phone: (309) 298-1250
Email: uipc@wiu.edu 
Address: Horrabin Hall 17
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455

WIU Child Care Center - Pact Head Start and Early Head Start

Some of WOW's Successes

Though these issues continue to require our attention, support, and advocacy, some of the ways WOW has made WIU a better place for all include:

  • Getting a dedicated Women's Studies program Degree Program
  • Documenting the need, advocating for, and raising the funds to establish a Women's Center
  • Establishing more equity on spending for the women's sports teams
  • Getting women's personal product bins in women's bathrooms
  • Advocating for more representation in administrative decision-making positions on campus
  • A Landmark study on salary equity
  • WIU's Parental Leave benefits
  • Dedicated Lactation Rooms on campus