Home Daycares in Joliet

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Infant (<15 mths)

Small-scale child care programs near you

When smaller is better, home daycare is the best. Find great options for infants & toddlers near you.


Ms. Morgan

Infant Care

A small-scale daycare in Jeannette, Ms. Morgan provides care for just 6 children at a time. As with all home daycares, her program is licensed by the state and she’s completed training in childhood ages & stages, medication administration, and food safety. In this mixed-age group program, children get the socialization, stimulation and support they need to learn and grow. Parents are often surprised to discover home daycares like Ms. Morgan right in the neighborhood. See more details and take the survey to see if she has an opening for your little one.


Ms. Sashawn

Infant Care

Ms. Sashawn’s home daycare in Pittsburgh caters to infants and toddlers, ages 6 months–6 years. As with every Pennsylvania daycare on NeighborSchools, her program is licensed by the Department of Human Services. That way you know providers have completed a 3-part background record check, and that their home environments have passed a detailed health and safety inspection. Ms. Sashawn’s daycare is a great option for parents that want that small-scale, personal feeling with a daycare provider you can develop a real relationship with. Take the survey to see if she has a spot that works for you or check out the full profile for more details.


Ms. Terrie-Ann

Infant Care

Children and parents love Ms. Terrie-Ann’s daycare in Pittsburgh for its small-scale, personal feel. Fully licensed by the state, her program focuses on infants and toddlers, and the mixed-age range helps children learn to socialize in a small group setting. Parents often prefer home daycare when looking for options that are closer to home, where they can develop a long-term relationship with the provider. Many come to see the provider as an extension of the family, leaning on them for advice on all sorts of parenting questions. Check out Ms. Terrie-Ann’s full profile and take the survey to see if she is a good match for your family.


Ms. Shante

Great Outdoor Space

Some people just know what they want to do from a young age, and I’m definitely one of them. My very first job was working as a teacher in a daycare center and opening my own home daycare is something I have wanted to do ever since! The best part of my job is that I get the opportunity to create a safe environment where kids can learn and have fun every day. Contributing to my community in such a special way is so special.

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Most parents don’t know that home daycare is regulated by the Dept. of Human Services - Child Care, just like the big preschool centers.

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Other daycares near Joliet

All of these nearby daycares are licensed by the Dept. of Human Services - Child Care. While they don’t work with NeighborSchools, you can visit the government website here to try to contact them directly.

Martin, Andria G.

902 Grand Blvd, Joliet, IL

License # 558310

Licensed for 8

MARTIN, ANDRIA G. runs a licensed Family Child Care program in Joliet. As with all home daycares in Illinois, her program is licensed by the Dept. of Human Services - Child Care, which ensures that she has completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. Home daycares like this are a great option for parents looking for small-scale, personalized child care.
Mcelrath, Lakechia

1012 Mission Blvd, Joliet, IL

License # 586219

Licensed for 12

This home daycare in Joliet is led by MCELRATH, LAKECHIA, a licensed Family Child Care educator. By choosing licensed child care, you can rest assured that the provider has passed a government-issued background record check, and that the home daycare environment has been inspected by the state licensing department. With a maximum of just 12 children, this program is a good option for parents close to home near Joliet.
Sanchez, Elizabeth

2218 Capri Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 593940

Licensed for 8

Home daycares like SANCHEZ, ELIZABETH’s are a favorite with parents who want a small-scale child care program near Joliet. All daycares on NeighborSchools are fully licensed, so you know they’ve passed a background record check and educators have completed trainings in childhood development, health & safety. This daycare takes just 8 children, so each child gets lots of individualized care while learning to socialize in a small group setting.
Sanchez, Elizabeth

2218 Capri Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 606964

Licensed for 8

Family child care provider Ms. SANCHEZ, runs this daycare out of her home in Joliet, Illinois. She is licensed by the state to care for up to 8 children, which means she has completed required trainings and continuing education hours. Family child care programs can be a great fit for parents that want their child to get lots of individualized care and attention.
Jones-Washington, Shuree

321 Illinois St, Joliet, IL

License # 433733

Licensed for 12

A small, local home daycare in nearby Joliet, Illinois led by Ms. JONES-WASHINGTON,. Many parents choose home daycares because the small group sizes can be great for infant and toddler development, and they are often more affordable than preschool centers. This child care program takes just 12 kids.
Wagner, Valerie A

112 Iowa Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 531061

Licensed for 12

Parents looking for a small-scale child care often prefer home daycares, like this one with Ms. WAGNER, in Joliet, Illinois. Better ratios, more flexible schedules, and lots of love for the little ones are the keys. Most daycares take a mix of ages, which helps with childhood development as infants learn from toddlers, and the preschoolers act as role models for the babies. And this daycare takes a maximum of 12 kids total!
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Even more home daycares in Joliet

You’d be surprised just how many small-scale child care programs there are in Joliet. to find options that work for you.

Riley, Cheryl A

404 1/2 Grover St, Joliet, IL

License # 387371

Licensed for 8

Barber, Idreana L

97 Pheasant Run Rd, Joliet, IL

License # 553705

Licensed for 8

Mendez, Carmen M

203 2nd Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 580933

Licensed for 12

Sellers, Coradell D

815 Mills Rd, Joliet, IL

License # 597854

Licensed for 12

Booker, Carla M

600 Grant Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 477493

Licensed for 8

Matthews, Suzanne

211 Lincoln St, Joliet, IL

License # 407660

Licensed for 12

Guzman, Maria X

503 Francis St, Joliet, IL

License # 608236

Licensed for 12

Hamilton, Sarah A

369 Brink Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 507048

Licensed for 8

Huizar, Maria L

2118 Dartmoor Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 529100

Licensed for 12

Churchill, Sharon J

401 Fairlane Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 410021

Licensed for 12

Diaz, Mara L

1070 Ronald Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 406950

Licensed for 12

Smith, Airreca

500 Prestige St, Joliet, IL

License # 546827

Licensed for 8

Hall, Kenyatta A

1213 Edgerton Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 585392

Licensed for 12

Smith, Leatha M

2222 Mason Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 408168

Licensed for 8

Reyes, Perla S

312 Division St, Joliet, IL

License # 596081

Licensed for 12

Dire, Cielo M

102 N William St, Joliet, IL

License # 455701

Licensed for 12

Gaddy, Loretta

1102 N Raynor Ave, Joliet, IL

License # 411997

Licensed for 8

Farias, Maria N

609 Lavinia Ln, Joliet, IL

License # 502277

Licensed for 8

Gomez, Maria

1606 Oneida St, Joliet, IL

License # 461006

Licensed for 12

Bernard, Waunita M

1908 Cecily Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 441989

Licensed for 8

Weyand, Karen J

7701 Briarcliff Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 300685

Licensed for 12

Mattas, Brenda J

1405 Major Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 219580

Licensed for 8

Watkins, Jennifer

1701 Sierra Highlands Ct, Plainfield, IL

License # 562687

Licensed for 12

Ulekowski, Tracy A

1811 Winger Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 414094

Licensed for 12

Montiel, Xenia

1715 Scarlett Oak Ct, Plainfield, IL

License # 579966

Licensed for 12

Dominguez, Hermila

1803 Great Ridge Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 583270

Licensed for 8

Williams, Geneva N

1913 Arbor Fields Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 583877

Licensed for 8

Johnson, Joberta F

7801 Boxwood Ln, Plainfield, IL

License # 599797

Licensed for 8

Atayde, Silvia E

2255 Stonehaven Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 603001

Licensed for 8

Bobek, Beata

2121 Primrose Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 471591

Licensed for 8

Rutz, Tammera M

1918 Crestview Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 343611

Licensed for 8

Kouba, Kathleen M

2227 Stonehaven Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 509736

Licensed for 8

Parkman, Nora L

6211 Fox Ridge Dr, Plainfield, IL

License # 517342

Licensed for 8

Reeves, Tiffany

1118 Hummingbird Cir, Joliet, IL

License # 552744

Licensed for 8

Davis, Letha D

880 Copley Ln, Joliet, IL

License # 379607

Licensed for 8

Omowabi, Casheema J

913 Plaintain Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 562752

Licensed for 8

Maugeri, Kathleen

3307 Blackwater Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 432047

Licensed for 12

Wodopian, Samantha L

901 Sable Ridge Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 577679

Licensed for 12

Linneman, Ashlee K

3604 Hennepin Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 456689

Licensed for 12

Morgan, Latanya D

500 Allegheny St, Joliet, IL

License # 594750

Licensed for 12

Flowers, Yolanda S

6008 Summer Rose Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 596089

Licensed for 8

Williams, Tracy L

1127 Heron Cir, Joliet, IL

License # 597913

Licensed for 8

Kopycinski, Helen M

2305 Waterbury Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 509126

Licensed for 12

Livingston, Janice

1001 Plaintain Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 505575

Licensed for 12

Bethard, Erin L

1004 Surrey Ct, Joliet, IL

License # 518179

Licensed for 12

Cranston, Kelly D

1013 Plaintain Dr, Joliet, IL

License # 529382

Licensed for 8

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We know how hard finding good child care can be - especially for first-time parents. But really good care is what gives you the peace of mind to go back to work and feel confident that your child is getting the stimulation, socialization, and support they need to learn and grow.

So we created NeighborSchools to make this piece of parenthood a whole lot easier. We say “easier” because, let’s be honest, it’s still a big thing to figure out, but working together we can help you find some good options, understand the whole process, and choose a program you’ll feel really good about.

Most first-time parents don’t know exactly what they’re looking for, so we created a simple survey that will ask you questions about your lifestyle, your daily routines, and your preferences for child care. We’ll then share 3 personalized recommendations that we think might be a good fit. We’ll also give you a timeline that maps out when we would suggest you start touring programs, choose a daycare, and pay a deposit to secure a spot. Your timeline is based on when you want to start care - so you set the pace, and you decide when you’ve found the right match.

Nope. Our daycare recommendation service is free for parents. The other half of our business is helping these small-scale daycares with software and services that handle all their administrative tasks, like online contracting, payment processing, and licensing requirements. Before NeighborSchools, services like these were only designed for large corporate child care centers, and part of our mission is to level the playing field for small, independent child care programs. That’s why we picked the name NeighborSchools - we’re all about making child care more personal, more human, and more equitable for the incredible individuals who do this work and care for our children.

Generally, if you’re here, you’re ready. The survey lets us give you 3 recommendations to consider, but it’ll also help you better understand what factors to consider, and what questions to be asking right now. It’s simple things like where you live, your child’s date of birth, when you want to start care, and if you have any preferences around program philosophy or language of instruction. If you’re planning 6+ months ahead, it’s a great way to get started, and if you’re hoping to start daycare in the next 2-4 months, it’s definitely time to get started. Click here to start the survey.

Each program has a limited number of spots for each age range, so we need to know your schedule and child’s age before we can share availability. The survey covers these basics, as well as factors like drop-off and pick-up times to make sure that recommended programs fit your daily routine. Once we know your child’s age and schedule we can share rates and costs as well.

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