Illinois Child Care Centers

With 3,868 preschools and child development centers operating in the state of Illinois, the right daycare option is waiting for you. Whether you prefer a larger preschool with an innovative early childhood curriculum or the cozy personalization of smaller daycare centers, there are Illinois childcare centers to fit every preference and budget. Check out the Quick Search box on the right hand side of the page in order to search for childcare providers by zip code or city/state. You can also click on your county and follow the links. You will be able to access information about scores of different childcare providers in your area, complete with reviews, business hours, a street view map, the age ranges the childcare providers service, the size of the service, and where the provider is located.

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Bright Horizons at Skokie

Bright Horizons at Skokie

Skokie, IL 60077 | (847) 583-1052

At Bright Horizons at Skokie, we’re right there with your child – providing an engaging, flexible curriculum that’s designed to inspire children at every age and stage. Built around extensive research, 21st-century technology, and developmentally- appropriate instruction, our carefully planned curriculum introduces and reinforces concepts of math, science, language, social awareness, environment, art, and health. We look forward to sharing this experience with your family and partnering with you on your child’s educational journey.

Little Blessings Learning Center

Little Blessings Learning Center

Edwards, IL 61528 | (309) 369-5049

Little Blessings Learning Center provides quality early childhood education on a smaller, more-personalized scale, in a safe and happy environment that is fun, educational and nurturing. Designed with 14 state-of-the art learning centers and a structured curriculum, your child will progress their social-emotional, physical, language and cognitive development while building the skills needed to succeed in kindergarten and beyond! We invite you to visit our center (which has been compared to a child's discovery museum), meet our reliable, trustworthy and experienced staff and witness the awesome learning experiences we have to offer.  We look forward to partnering with your family and sharing the joy of learning with your child!   For information regarding registration, please call 309-369-5049.  

The Nook

The Nook

Chicago, IL 60616 | (312) 526-3255

The Nook Daycare is an individualized learning experience where children, parents, and teachers grow together to instill children with a love of learning.

Little People World Academy

Little People World Academy

Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 | (630) 620-5621

You Have To See It To Believe It!!! Our Facility is an environment that is bright and colorful, safe, secure, warm, and loving. It is an open concept center where it supports children's growth and development, affirms family's expectations of high quality, and has a positive affect on teacher's ability to implement our educational program. We provide a supportive environment that gives the children the opportunity to develop to their fullest potential in all areas-social, emotional, physical, and cognitive; where the parents and staff work together as a team to ensure that we provide an experience that goes beyond the expected, for children, parents, and staff of this program. We would be honored to share our vision with you. We invite you to visit our program and discuss the goals, philosophy, and curriculum!

Mary's ABC Academy

Mary's ABC Academy

Chicago , IL 60630 | (773) 481-7580

Mary's ABC Academy is a brand new state of the art childcare facility that offers a gourmet kitchen on premise, an all seasons children's gym for our students to exercise in regardless of the weather conditions and a stimulating curriculum. Our staff is composed of certified early childhood educators and our facility is licensed.

Illinois Child Care Licensing Agency

Illinois Department of Children & Family Services
Central Office of Licensing
406 East Monroe Street, Station 60
Springfield, IL 62701-1498
Phone: 217-785-2688
Toll Free: 877-746-0829
Web Site: http://www.state.il.us/dcfs/daycare/index.sht ml
Note: Will refer caller to appropriate county contact

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