Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in Illinois

With 4,001 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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Rock Falls, IL 61071 | (815) 626-5867

Under new ownership as of 5/01/2017, Jumpstart Childcare Center is a great small center for you and your child. Come by anytime to see what we have to offer for your childcare needs!



Chicago, IL 60618 | (773) 661-1578

At Milwaukee Day Care Center, we know what it takes to enhance our students’ education. Our unique approach to learning and top quality faculty makes Milwaukee Day Care Center more than just a Child Care Center - it’s a life experience. We invite you to explore our dynamic and diverse community, and stop by for a visit at your convenience.

Feltner's Fun Center Child Care - Galva

Feltner's Fun Center Child Care - Galva

Galva, IL 61434 | (833) 335-8637

Feltner's Fun Center Child Care has been in business in Kewanee, IL for over twelve years. Now the Feltner's have purchased the old Kid's First and Bright Beginnings daycare.  They have put a winning team in place as they go for Gold Circle of Quality at both facilities. "Live with Passion, Serve with Compassion," is their motto as they grow their new center in capacity and quality.

Jerri Hoffmann Child + Family Center

Jerri Hoffmann Child + Family Center

Carpentersville, IL 60110 | (847) 844-5100

We have a beautiful new facility and our name has changed, but we still have many of the same wonderful teachers and staff people.  We provide all-day care with education embedded into the program for children from 6 weeks of age through Kindergarten.  We also have several preschool classes which are FREE for those who qualify.  We use a research-based curriculum which encourages learning through play.



Homewood, IL 60430 | (708) 991-2309

First Year's University is a state certified daycare located in Homewood, IL. Our mission is to provide high-quality childcare in a warm environment that is safe, loving and nurturing. We understand the importance of the first years of learning and development. We specialize in the care and development of children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age. The purpose of our program is to meet the continuously changing development of children’s physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs. Our goal is to provide childcare professionals who serve as role models in early childhood education for the children and families we serve. We have carefully selected a loving, caring, experienced staff, and together we will work to provide whatever is developmentally appropriate for each child and help them grow to their fullest potential. All of our staff members are state certified and experienced in providing quality child care for children. We will implement plans that will aid in the development of each child and their individual needs.  

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: ml
Note: Will refer caller to appropriate county contact

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