Vernon Hills IL Daycare

Find Vernon 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.


Cdw At Play Child Care Center 165 Lakeview Parkway Vernon Hills IL 60061 847-465-5343


Central Lake YMCA Child Development Center 700 Lakeview Parkway Vernon Hills IL 60061 847-367-7679

Kindercare Learning Center 451 Creekside Drive Vernon Hills IL 60061 847-680-0383

Klc Dba Kindercare Learning Centers 5 East Phillip Road Vernon Hills IL 60061 847-680-0777

Schoolhouse Children's Center @ Hawthorn 301 West Hawthorn Parkway Vernon Hills IL 60061 847-548-8077

The Goddard School, Vernon Hills 461 West Townline Road Vernon Hills IL 60061 847-680-0188

About Vernon Hills Daycares

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

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

Vernon 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 Vernon 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 Vernon 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 Vernon Hills.

Vernon Hills Home Daycares

Home Daycares are run by an individual and provide childcare in a home in Vernon 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.