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Early Education & Daycare in Cook County, Illinois

KinderCare has partnered with Cook County families for more than 40 years to provide award-winning early education programs and high-quality childcare in Cook County, IL.

Whether you are looking for a preschool in Cook County, a trusted part-time or full-time daycare provider, or educational before- or after-school programs, KinderCare offers fun and learning at an affordable price.

  1. South Loop KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Jane Younan,
    Center Director

    1501 S State St Chicago IL 60605
    (312) 913-1557

    Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 1.44 miles

  2. University Children's Center

    KinderCare

    Maia King,
    Center Director

    446 E Ontario St Ste 150 Chicago IL 60611
    (312) 867-7056

    Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 3.49 miles

  3. Lincoln Park KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Ms. Susan Turrise,
    Center Director

    1733 N Marcey St Chicago IL 60614
    (312) 274-1850

    Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC
    • Accreditated by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

    Distance from address: 4.42 miles

  4. North Elston KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Nefeli Mckinney,
    Center Director

    3855 N Elston Ave Chicago IL 60618
    (773) 267-7660

    Ages: 2 years to 6 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC
    • ExceleRate Illinois Silver Circle of Quality

    Distance from address: 7.78 miles

  5. Palos Hills KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Aneta Ponicki,
    Center Director

    9906 S Roberts Rd Palos Hills IL 60465
    (708) 599-2225

    Ages: 6 weeks to 12 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Private Kindergarten Programs (5 – 6 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

    Accreditations:

    • NAC

    Distance from address: 12.96 miles

  6. Westbrook KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Ericka Larrieu-Davis,
    Center Director

    1 Westbrook Corporate Ctr Ste 135 Westchester IL 60154
    (708) 562-7115

    Ages: 6 weeks to 6 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Participating Child Care Aware Center

    Accreditations:

    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 13.16 miles

  7. Evanston KinderCare

    KinderCare

    Subhana Khaja,
    Center Director

    2014 Dempster St Evanston IL 60202
    (847) 869-3456

    Ages: 6 weeks to 5 years
    Open:

    Tuition & Openings
    Programs Offered:
    • Infant Programs (6 weeks - 1 year)
    • Toddler Programs (1 – 2 Years)
    • Discovery Preschool Programs (2 – 3 Years)
    • Preschool Programs (3 – 4 Years)
    • Prekindergarten Programs (4 – 5 Years)
    • Before- & After-School Programs (5 – 12 Years)
    • Summer Programs (preschool, prekindergarten, and school-age)

    Accreditations:

    • NECPA
    • NAEYC
    • NAEYC

    Distance from address: 13.43 miles