Daycares in Calumet, Illinois

Find Calumet, Illinois daycares and preschools. Daycares provide information on licensed infant and child care assistance, 24 hour and weekend day care centers, montessori, private, and public facilities.

Ahca Early Childhood Learning Academy 1954 Memorial Drive Calumet, IL

Calumet City Kids Academy 670 River Oaks Drive Calumet, IL

Children's Home Center Ii 1652 Dolton Road Calumet, IL

Children's Home Center, Inc 1664 Dolton Road Calumet, IL

Eastside Academy Of Calumet City 619 Burnham Avenue Calumet, IL

Grandma Jones Day Care Iii 1810 Sibley Boulevard Calumet, IL

Grmha Mckinney Center 1954 Memorial Drive Calumet, IL

Hugs & Snugs Day Care Center 550 Torrence Avenue Calumet, IL

Learning Tree Child Care Center 950 Burnham Avenue Calumet, IL

Manskers Loving Day Care Center 361 Torrence Avenue Calumet, IL

Precious Little One's Learning Center, Inc 2200 State Street Calumet, IL

T & M Day Care Center 778 Burnham Avenue Calumet, IL

Tom Thumb Child Care Center 410 154th Place Calumet, IL

About Calumet Daycares

Calumet Daycare is a service that supervises and cares for children too young to be left alone during periods when parents or guardians are unavailable, due to work or other commitments in Calumet, IL. Daycare services are typically used for children too young to attend school or preschool, or for school-aged children that need supervision immediately before or after school hours.

You may contact Daycares for questions about:
  • Calumet home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Calumet childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Calumet, Illinois come in a variety of forms, including Daycare Centers operated by private businesses, non-profit and religious organizations, and government agencies, as well as Home Daycares run by individuals. While Daycare usually refers to the supervision and care of children, somewhat comparable services for elderly or disabled adults also exist, which are usually referred to as Calumet Adult Daycares.

Illinois Licensed Daycare

All Daycare services are regulated extensively by Illinois State agencies. The regulation and licensing of Daycare services usually falls within the Illinois Human Services Department or the Office of Early Childhood. Regulations concerning Calumet Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Calumet background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Calumet Daycare Centers

Daycare Centers are operations that provide daycare in a setting other than a private home. They are typically larger and provide a classroom-style format that groups children by age. Most Calumet Daycare Centers offer structured programming, and many are accredited as providers of early learning programs. Illinois State regulations determine how many adult staff members are required per child, based on the children's age. Infants typically require at least one adult for every three infants. The ratio of children to adults increases with the children's age to a maximum of approximately ten children per adult staff members, though this varies by state. Daycare Centers are usually owned and operated by Calumet private businesses, non-profit organizations, or religious organizations. Government involvement in Daycare is usually limited to subsidizing Daycare costs for low-income families, though there are some examples of government owned and operated Daycare Centers in Calumet.

Calumet Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Calumet, Illinois. The licensing requirements and regulations for Home Daycares differ somewhat from Daycare Centers. In addition to adult to children ratios, IL law imposes a total maximum number of children that can be cared for in a single home. Safety and design requirements also differ from Daycare Centers.