Lake County Child Care Centers

Lake County childcare centers come in sizes, costs, and programs to fit all budgets and preferences. We know that parents are busy but that selecting the right daycare center or preschool is crucial. So we’ve gathered basic information for 168 child care centers in Lake County into a single location so that you are only a click away from basic information such as address, size, and licensing information that can help you refine your search. You can narrow down your search even further by selecting a zip code or a city from the list below. Need more assistance? Simply contact the child care referral agency or the licensing agency listed on the right!

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Top Childcare Centers in Lake County

LEARN & GROW ACADEMY

LEARN & GROW ACADEMY

Fox Lake, IL 60020 | (847) 886-2522

We offer excellent care from 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call to schedule a tour!

4-KIDS CHILD CARE CENTER, INC.

4-KIDS CHILD CARE CENTER, INC.

Grayslake, IL 60030 | (847) 548-4386

The Choice of a caregiver and school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make during your child's early years. We are here to help you make a sound, educated, and comforting choice

A.A.U.W. NURSERY SCHOOL

A.A.U.W. NURSERY SCHOOL

Waukegan, IL 60087 | (847) 623-0550

Our program is proud to have earned and maintained NAEYC Accreditation since 1991 – the mark of quality for early childhood education programs

BRIGHT HORIZONS AT LAKE COOK

BRIGHT HORIZONS AT LAKE COOK

Deerfield, IL 60015 | (847) 374-9000

At Bright Horizons®, 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, ...

CHARLOTTE'S LEARNING CENTER INC

CHARLOTTE'S LEARNING CENTER INC

Waukegan, IL 60085 | (847) 599-3802

Charlotte’s Learning center is where children come first, we are committed to providing quality child care service to you and your children to help develop our future leaders. Charlotte’s Learning Center provides professional, quality child care for children ...

CREATIVE LEARNING MONTESSORI SCHOOL

CREATIVE LEARNING MONTESSORI SCHOOL

Barrington, IL 60010 | (847) 382-2812

Located just south of the village of Barrington, Illinois, Creative Learning Montessori School (Creative Care Children's Center) provides Chicago's Northwest Suburbs with excellence in Montessori education (full day Kindergarten - 6th grade) and child care (6 weeks ...

GRANNY BETTY'S DAY CARE & LEARNING CTR

GRANNY BETTY'S DAY CARE & LEARNING CTR

Zion, IL 60099 | (224) 789-5450

We offer professional childcare along with affordable rates. We provide a creative learning educational curriculum to each and every child in our care. We follow the NAEYC Standards and only education through developmentally appropriate practices.

KIDSUCCESS

KIDSUCCESS

Ingleside, IL 60041 | (847) 587-5437

We provide quality care for children six weeks through twelve years old. Located in Fox Lake/Ingleside, we have developed specialized curricula to foster positive growth in your child in a caring, secure environment. Our intention is to encourage children to develop ...

LAKE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL'S LITTLE SCOUTS

LAKE FOREST HIGH SCHOOL'S LITTLE SCOUTS

Lake Forest, IL 60045 | (847) 235-9670

Little Scouts Preschool Program is operated in conjunction with nationally renowned Lake Forest High School. In a structured yet nurturing environment Little Scouts offers quality care and developmentally appropriate activities for children six weeks to five years ...

PRIME TIME 2 CHILDRENS CENTER

PRIME TIME 2 CHILDRENS CENTER

Grayslake, IL 60030 | (847) 548-3455

Prime Time Children’s Center where we believe children should grow and develop in a friendly caring environment. With a family oriented atmosphere rather than one of a major corporation. Prime Time has been family owned and operated for more than 20 years. We ...

THE GODDARD SCHOOL

THE GODDARD SCHOOL

Third Lake, IL 60030 | (847) 543-9075

The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into ...

THE GODDARD SCHOOL IN ROUND LAKE

THE GODDARD SCHOOL IN ROUND LAKE

Round Lake, IL 60073 | (847) 201-1880

The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into ...

THE GODDARD SCHOOL, VERNON HILLS

THE GODDARD SCHOOL, VERNON HILLS

Vernon Hills, IL 60061 | (847) 680-1886

The Goddard School uses the most current, academically endorsed methods to ensure that children have fun while learning the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Our talented teachers also collaborate with parents to nurture children into ...

YOUNG AT HEART CENTER INC.

YOUNG AT HEART CENTER INC.

Libertyville, IL 60048 | (847) 367-6110

Providing quality early childhood education has been provided by young at heart center for over 25 years.  The private Pre-school and Daycare center is located on 40 acres of private property.  Serving ages of children from 6 weeks to 6 years our curriculm/theme ...

1ST PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

1ST PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL PROGRAM

Lake Forest, IL 60045 | (847) 295-1214

Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church Preschool website. Embarking on its 48th year in early childhood education, the Preschool continues to embrace its strong reputation for initiating a lifetime love of learning for young children.

Lake County Childcare Referral Agencies:

YWCA - Lake County Child Care Resource & Referral

1425 Tri-State Parkway, Suite 180
Gurnee IL 60031

Call (847) 662-4247
Email: information@ywcalakecountyil.org
For more information, visit http://www.ywcalakecounty.org/

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