Daycares in Lake in the Hills, Illinois

Find Lake in the Hills, 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.


Joy Community Christian Children's Center 108 North Lakewood Road Lake in the Hills, IL

Kindercare Learning Centers 40 West Acorn Lane Lake in the Hills, IL

La Petite Academy 4540 West Algonquin Road Lake in the Hills, IL

Leaps And Bounds Preschool And Day Care 9243 South Illinois Route 31 Lake in the Hills, IL

Little Learners Incorporated 14 Miller Road Lake in the Hills, IL

Sprouts About 61 Polaris Drive Lake in the Hills, IL

Sunshine Early Learning Center 970 East Oak Street Lake in the Hills, IL

The Goddard School 4561 Princeton Lane Lake in the Hills, IL

About Lake in the Hills Daycares

Lake in the Hills 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 Lake in the Hills, 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:
  • Lake in the Hills home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Lake in the Hills childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

Daycare services in Lake in the Hills, 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 Lake in the Hills 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 Lake in the Hills Daycare services address staffing levels, the design and safety of physical spaces, accessibility, food, and programming. Lake in the Hills background checks of all staff members are almost universally required.

Lake in the Hills 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 Lake in the Hills 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 Lake in the Hills 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 Lake in the Hills.

Lake in the Hills Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Lake in the Hills, 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.