In-Home Daycare and Group Home Child Care in Lake County

For busy parents, choosing the right type of family childcare can be challenging. More and more parents are finding that they prefer the intimate setting and personal touches of Lake County home daycare or group home daycare to traditional preschools or daycare centers. If you’re interested in learning more about home childcare in Lake County, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve done the initial leg work for you by collecting basic information of 305 Lake County home and group home daycares into a single location. If you need extra assistance with selecting the right child care provider for your family, simply contact the local referral agency listed on the right!

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Kuddle Bugz

Kuddle Bugz

Saint John, IN 46373 | (219) 558-8600

Please join us at Kuddle Bugz family child care. Specializing in infant and toddler care. Preschool available for enrollees ages 3 - 5. Wonderful indoor and outdoor play areas. Developmentally appropriate curriculum. Loving and caring teachers. Wonderful environment ...

Learning Patch Childcare

Learning Patch Childcare

Crown Point, IN 46307 | (219) 775-8603

As a fully trained caregiver, my expertise has evolved through a wide variety of activities and enterprises. My passion for providing quality childcare has highlighted most of my life. In my adolescent years I was a volunteer at daycare centers, mother’s helper, ...

Little Fireflies Academy

Little Fireflies Academy

Whiting, IN 46393 | 12196555158

Little Fireflies Academy uses peep and the big wide world curriculum and I star-kr for assessments. We are a science enriched home that provides an educational experience for your child in a nurturing environment.

Bright Futures Child Care and Preschool

Bright Futures Child Care and Preschool

Highland, IN 46322 | (219) 838-9415

Bright Futures is the happiest place to grow and learn for children 6 weeks through 6 years of age! We invite you to visit in person and see the high quality of care we provide. We are conveniently located at 8216 Kennedy Ave, in Highland, Indiana, just a few blocks ...


Jacourbrion Academy Childcare

Jacourbrion Academy Childcare

Hammond, IN 46320 | (219) 201-5255

Mom of 5 adult children. Nurse aide for 20 years, providing care in my home. I provided diapers & pull-ups, assist with potty training, all meals except formula. Full & part-time. I provide educational activities to prepare for kindergarten. No pets. Received ...

Blessed Children Day Care II

Blessed Children Day Care II

Gary, IN 46404 | (219) 888-9906

We provide after school pick ups from Thea Bowman Schools. Provide breakfast, lunch and PM snack. Pre school learning and prep for kindergarten. Potty training available.

Brittany's Little Blessings

Brittany's Little Blessings

Hammond, IN 46324 | (219) 937-3007

We are new to Hammond, but we have more than 11 years of experience in the industry. We offer a structured learning environment, school transportation, and are open 6:30 am until midnight, M-S. Choose Brittany's Little Blessings when "quality" matters.

In Good Hands

In Good Hands

Hammond, IN 46323 | (219) 669-3984

  In Good Hands. The best place they can be when can not be with you. When it comes to childcare, the decision is in your hands. We look forward to seeing you!

Kids & Co. Childcare

Kids & Co. Childcare

Crown Point, IN 46307 | (219) 308-6988

We are a licensed home center (no one lives in the home, it is fully designed for the children) that provides high quality childcare for infants through preschool. We provide all daily meals and snack, as well as art projects, singing, reading and so much more.

Little Angels Child Care and Learning Center, INC

Little Angels Child Care and Learning Center, INC

Schererville, IN 46375 | (219) 322-4639

Open since 1992, Little Angels is a Class 2 State Licensed private In home childcare center.  Large fenced in yard. Non smoking environment. Preschool is offered all 5 days. Insured and CPR Certified.  

Natalie's Daycare

Natalie's Daycare

Highland, IN 46322 | (219) 313-5476

In home daycare mother/daughter team in Highland. Will provide daycare in our homes for children ages 6 weeks to school age. Clean home, smoke free, infant CPR certified, excellent references. Please call or email with any questions.

Penelope's Little Lambs Home Child Care

Penelope's Little Lambs Home Child Care

Griffith, IN 46319 | (219) 669-9438

In my experience I believe that a child should learn at his/her own pace. In this small setting children have the comfort of home while learn with friends. The children will learn through song, visual play and under my direction prepare them for each skill stage ...

Jeffries' Childcare

Jeffries' Childcare

Gary, IN 46404 | (219) 949-6574

Jeffries' Childcare is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 16 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Twelve. The provider may also participate in a subsidized child care program.

Cassie's Care

Cassie's Care

Merrillville, IN 46410 | (219) 884-1492

Cassie's Care is a Licensed Home in MERRILLVILLE IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Eighteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

HONEY LOVING CHILD CARE

HONEY LOVING CHILD CARE

Merrillville, IN 46410 | (219) 981-3258

HONEY LOVING CHILD CARE is a Licensed Home in MERRILLVILLE IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Twelve. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

"A" is for Apple Learning Center

Hammond, IN 46324 | (312) 513-9604

"A" is for Apple Learning Center is a Licensed Home in Hammond IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

A Bright New Start Child Care

A Bright New Start Child Care

Gary, IN 46403 | (219) 201-9842

A Bright New Start Child Care is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Eighteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

A Mother's Gentle Touch

A Mother's Gentle Touch

Hammond, IN 46324 | (219) 844-6241

A Mother's Gentle Touch is a Licensed Home in HAMMOND IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

A Place For Me

A Place For Me

Hammond, IN 46323 | (219) 629-9213

A Place For Me is a Licensed Home in Hammond IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

A Safe Harbor

A Safe Harbor

East Chicago, IN 46312 | (219) 512-3500

A Safe Harbor is a Licensed Home in EAST CHICAGO IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Aaliyah's Learning Playhouse

Aaliyah's Learning Playhouse

Gary, IN 46403 | (219) 545-3207

Aaliyah's Learning Playhouse is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Achiever's Faith-Based Children Center

Achiever's Faith-Based Children Center

Gary, IN 46404 | (219) 239-2042

Achiever's Faith-Based Children Center is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Seven. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Aetna Cozy Corner Childcare

Aetna Cozy Corner Childcare

Gary, IN 46403 | (219) 939-5167

Aetna Cozy Corner Childcare is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

AJ's Angels

AJ's Angels

Hammond, IN 46323 | (219) 937-7358

AJ's Angels is a Licensed Home in HAMMOND IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Fourteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Amazing Children Day Care

Amazing Children Day Care

Gary, IN 46404 | (219) 944-0662

Amazing Children Day Care is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Eighteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Amazing Grace Childcare

Amazing Grace Childcare

East Chicago, IN 46312 | (219) 433-9520

Amazing Grace Childcare is a Licensed Home in East Chicago IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Eighteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Amazing Kidz Child Care

Amazing Kidz Child Care

Gary, IN 46404 | (219) 427-0041

Amazing Kidz Child Care is a Licensed Home in Gary IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Eighteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Amazing Minds of Northwest Indiana

Amazing Minds of Northwest Indiana

Merrillville, IN 46410 | (219) 795-1550

NAFCC Accreditation Paths to Quality Level 4  

Andy's Playhouse

Andy's Playhouse

Gary, IN 46402 | (219) 789-7656

Andy's Playhouse is a Licensed Home in GARY IN, with a maximum capacity of 12 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Thirteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Angel's Childcare

Angel's Childcare

Gary, IN 46402 | (219) 702-4989

Angel's Childcare is a Unlicensed CCDF Certified Home in Gary IN. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Lake County Childcare Referral Agencies:


Workforce Development Services, Inc.

839 Broadway, Ste N-208
Gary IN 46402

Call (219) 882-0033
For more information, visit http://www.wdsgroup.org/

Indiana Child Care Licensing Agency

Indiana Family and Social Services Administration
Division of Family Resources
Bureau of Child Care
402 West Washington Street, Room W-361
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317-232-1144
Toll Free: 877-511-1144
Web Site: http://www.in.gov/fssa/carefinder/2736.htm