Find Preschools and Child Care Centers in Illinois

With 3,555 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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KLA Schools of Naperville

KLA Schools of Naperville

Naperville, IL 60563 | (630) 448-2552

At KLA Schools of Naperville, we offer a high-quality early education, not just in academics, but also fostering emotional intelligence and focus on the overall development of a child, inspired by the world renowned Reggio Emilia Approach. Our Programs include: - Before & After School Programs - Summer Camp - Enrichment Programs

Kids Future Day Care Center

Kids Future Day Care Center

Chicago, IL 60640 | (312) 945-7893

Children’s success in a secure, nurturing and educationally enriched early childhood environment is our mission at Kids Future Day Care Center. We promote moral, emotional and intellectual independence, enabling children to meet and exceed their individual goals. Children are empowered to make choices, and to form and express their own ideas and opinions. So our teachers, classrooms, and curriculums all work together to encourage natural learning behaviors.



Alton, IL 62002 | (618) 463-2766

St Francis Day Care Center was established on March 3, 1980 in order to provide care for the children of the Alton area. The Center is licensed by the State of Illinois for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 10 years with a maximum of 150 children; however, the Center may not offer enrollment for all ages within this age range at all times. The Center offers a full-time and part-time program year-round for children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years. The Center also offers a summer program for school-aged children which may include children up to 10 years of age. We provide breakfast and lunch for the children, as well as a snack in the morning and afternoon.



Chicago, IL 60620 | (773) 855-8367

Mission and Vision Statement  Our mission is to provide a safe, developmentally, inclusive environment for infants, toddlers, preschool and kindergarten. Our focus is to provide a stimulating early learning and child care experience which promotes each child's social/emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our vision is to create a warm, family atmosphere where educators and families feel inspired to work together in a genuine partnership focused on providing a dynamic learning environment to ensure each child reaches their full potential.   Age Groups    Infants - Individual attention from our caring and nurturing teachers allows infants to feel safe and secure while taking their first steps and speaking their first words. Our program offers stimulating activities and group interactions that encourage play and exploration. Nurturing, personal care builds trust and self-esteem in a supportive environment.  Toddlers -  Toddlers learn through sensory experiences that emphasize the environment and their relationships with each other. Our teachers balance group interaction with individual attention to help toddlers build socialization, cognitive, language and motor skills, along with self esteem and self-help skills. Preschool - Children develop and strengthen literacy, math, and science skills through content-rich thematic units and engaging activities designed to combine learning and fun. The social skills developed in our program will also support your child's ability to flourish in a classroom environment.  

Markham Child Development Center

Markham Child Development Center

Markham, IL 60428 | (708) 713-4669

We are a licensed daycare center in the Markham area located inside Canterbury Shopping Center. Our goal is to help each child give birth to the talents and gifts that are placed down inside of them by educating, inspiring and enriching their character through social, physical, cognitive, language and spiritual development.  Each child will be supported in expanding their interests and fueling their creative thinking, realizing that each child is a unique individual

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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