Oak Lawn IL Daycare

Find Oak Lawn, 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.

All Star Kids Child Care Center 8837 Ridgeland Avenue Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-599-9837

Noah's Ark Preschool 9230 South Pulaski Road Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-422-2511

Oak Lawn Day Nursery 6343 90th Place Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-599-9331

Papoose Children's Center 5354 95th Street Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-422-2111

Penny Lane School 4527 Southwest Highway Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-424-4133

Peter Pan Early Learning Center 10301 Kolmar Avenue Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-423-3433

Pilgrim Faith Preschool 9411 South 51st Avenue Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-422-2420

The Sandbox 4625 West 107th Street Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-424-4200

Trinity Lutheran Pre-School 9701 Brandt Avenue Oak Lawn IL 60453 708-422-2019

About Oak Lawn Daycares

Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn, 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:
  • Oak Lawn home, private, and public daycare programs
  • After school programs and supervision
  • Oak Lawn childcare programs and services
  • Educational programming
  • Health and safety policies and regulations
Types of Daycare

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

Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn 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 Oak Lawn.

Oak Lawn Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Oak Lawn, 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.