Child Care / Preschools

324 W. Macon Street
Decatur, IL
62522

Hours are 6:00 AM-5:30 PM Monday-Friday.
ABC PRESCHOOL: Serves children ages 0-3 years.
ABC DAYCARE: Serves children ages 4-14 years.
They accept CCRS, DCFS, Human Resources, and other referrals.

217-423-2122
1166 E. Marietta
Decatur, IL
62521

Preschool program for low-income children.
Requirements: Children must be age 3 or 4 by Sept. 1, parents must meet income guidelines, and children must be screened.

217-423-2268
650 W. William St.
Decatur, IL
62522

Preschool experiences for: Parents and 2’s: one time a week, 3 years of age: 3 times a week, 4 years of age: 4 times a week, and Pre-K: 5 mornings a week. There is a $100 non-refundable fee that covers snacks, materials, and registration. Serving families since 1965.

http://www.cccdisciples.org/preschool/
217-428-4336
905 S. Goodwin Ave., 314 Bevier Hall
Urbana, IL
61801

Makes referrals to child care providers. Referrals include child care centers, family child care homes, nursery schools, preschool programs, Head Start programs, summer programs, and resources for finding in- home care givers.

http://www.ccrs.illinois.edu/
1-800-325-5516
1177 W. Hickory Point Road
Decatur, IL
62526

Hours: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM Monday-Friday.
They serve children ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age.
Summer: Offers full-time program called Faith Finders, a rich learning environment full of learning opportunities. A learning environment, lots of interaction.

217-877-5877
300 E. Eldorado
Decatur, IL
62523

Hours: 8:30 AM-10:48 AM or 12:05 PM-2:23 PM Tuesday-Thursday, September-May.
They serve children ages 3 and 4. Must provide own transportation and must present an up-to-date medical report prior to enrollment.

217-424-3066
2075 E. Lake Shore Drive
Decatur, IL
62521

Provides full-time daycare and early learning for infants and children. There is also a school-age daycare for before and after school care for ages 6 weeks to 12 years of age. Fees are on a sliding scale and state child care subsidy is accepted. This is an United Way Agency.

217-422-2044
707 E. Wood Street
Decatur, IL
62524

Time limited cash programs for families, food stamps, medical program for families, child support enforcement, child care for low income families, All Kids insurance, and referrals to community resources.

http://www.dhs.state.il.us/
217-362-6500
2715 N. 27th St.
Decatur, IL
62526

Inclusive child care center provides full-time early childhood education and care for children with or without disabilities ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age. State childcare subsidy and third party payments are accepted.

217-429-1052
510 Devonshire Suite A
Champaign, IL
61820

DSCC offers care coordination, benefits management, and financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of children from birth to age 21 with eligible special health care needs. Special health care needs include chronic disabling conditions such as heart defects, orthopedic conditions, cerebral palsy, hearing impairments, neurological disorders, urinary system problems, some eye impairments, certain inborn errors of metabolism, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and some craniofacial conditions such as cleft lip/palate. Financial assistance is based on parental income and available private insurance must be utilized prior to expenditure of DSCC funds. Care coordination and benefits management is provided to eligible children regardless of financial eligibility.

http://dscc.uic.edu/
217-333-6528
3135 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL
62704

DSCC offers care coordination, benefits management, and financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of children from birth to age 21 with eligible special health care needs. Special health care needs include chronic disabling conditions such as heart defects, orthopedic conditions, cerebral palsy, hearing impairments, neurological disorders, urinary system problems, some eye impairments, certain inborn errors of metabolism, hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and some craniofacial conditions such as cleft lip/palate. Financial assistance is based on parental income and available private insurance must be utilized prior to expenditure of DSCC funds. Care coordination and benefits management is provided to eligible children regardless of financial eligibility.

http://dscc.uic.edu/
217-524-2000
3575 Greenhill Road
Decatur, IL
62521

Hours: 6:00 AM-6:00 PM

Children must be potty trained or in the process of becoming so. Does not accept subsidies, offers 10% discount for 2 children, and 15% for more than 2 children. Both full and part-time openings available.

217-429-5590
4445 E. Maynor
Decatur, IL
62521

The hours are 6:30 AM-6:00 PM. They serve children who are 6 weeks of age up to 12 years of age.
PRESCHOOL: It is a full-time program starting at age 2. They focus on Kindergarten readiness, and have a computer lab, library, outdoor classrooms, and field trips.

SCHOOL AGE: They provide before and after school care, transportation to area schools, summer camps, school break and holiday care, and field trips.

http://kidscastlelearningcenter.com/
217-791-4418
2580 N Monroe
Decatur, IL
62526

The hours are 6:30 AM-6:00 PM. They serve children who are 6 weeks of age to 12 years of age.
PRESCHOOL: It is a full-time program starting at age 2. They focus on Kindergarten readiness, and have a computer lab, library, outdoor classrooms, and field trips.
SCHOOL AGE: They provide before and after school care, transportation to area schools, summer camps, school break and holiday care, and field trips.

http://kidscastlelearningcenter.com/
217-872-6602
535 W. Marion Ave.
Forsyth, IL
62535

Hours: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM Monday-Friday

They serve children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, with before and after school care available. Limited number of CCRS clients are accepted.

217-876-7137
1020 Southside Drive
Decatur, IL
62521

Hours: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM Monday-Friday

They serve children ages 6 weeks to 12 years, with before and after school care available. Limited number of CCRS clients are accepted.

217-423-9580
1050 S. 44th Street
Decatur, IL
62521

Hours: 6:30 AM-6:00 PM Monday-Friday
They serve children ages 3 months to 12 years. It is a Christian program with a before and after school program and morning and afternoon preschool. CCRS referrals accepted.

217-428-3800
2055 S. Franklin Street
Decatur, IL
62521

3’S CLASS: Thursday-Friday 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
4’S CLASS: Monday-Wednesday 9:00 AM-11:30 AM Christian preschool during school year.

217-428-0641
1220 W. Main Street
Mt. Zion, IL
62549

3’S: Monday-Tuesday 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
4’S: Wednesday-Friday 9:00 AM-11:30 AM
Non-denominational, bible-based curriculum with an emphasis on social development and kindergarten readiness. Open September-May.

http://www.mtzioncoop.com/
217-864-4813
3465 North MacArthur Rd.
Decatur, IL
62526

Children who are 3 years of age can attend Tuesday-Thursday from 9:15 AM to 11:15 AM. Children who are 4 years of age can attend Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. A registration fee does apply. Call for more details.

217-877-2216
2912 N. University
Decatur, IL
62526

Pershing Early Learning Center offers a comprehensive Preschool for All program for eligible three and four year old children and their families. Student eligibility is determined through a screening process which includes a developmental, speech and language, motor, and social assessments along with a parent interview. Each Preschool for All class has a combination of three and four year old students attending five half-days per week. Class times are 9:00 AM – 11:40 AM and 12:50 PM – 3:30 PM. Funding provided by ISBE.

217-876-8327
1 College Park
Decatur, IL
62521

Licensed center provides child care and preschool activities for children of parents who are enrolled in classes at the college in addition to community children. It is licensed for children ages 2-12. Both full time and part time child care is available. Summer hours 7:30 AM-5:30 PM Monday-Friday. Fall hours are 7:30 AM-7:00 PM Monday- Thursday and Friday 7:30 AM-5:30 PM. Child care payment assistance may be available through CCRS, Workforce Investment Solutions, and financial assistance. In addition, any enrolled student with a Pell Grant, after using the money for books and tuition, may use any remaining amount to help cover the costs of the child care.

http://www.richland.edu/ecec
217-875-7211 ext. 319
340 W. Wood St.
Decatur, IL
62522

Hours: 6:30 AM-5:30 PM, Monday-Friday
Ages: 6 weeks to 12 years
Christian program. Before and after school care available. Limited number of CCRS clients accepted.

217-424-9183
255 E. Grand
Decatur, IL
62521

Hours of service are 6:00 AM-6:00 PM for children ages 2-6. State child care subsidies are accepted. There are full and part time openings available.

http://www.weefolkdaycare.com/
217-422-5437
1170 E. Orchard Street
Decatur, IL
62521

Hours of service are 6:00AM-6:00 PM for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. They offer before and after school care and summer school age programs. State subsidies are accepted.

http://www.weefolkdaycare.com/
217-423-3655
220 W. McKinley Ave., Suite B
Decatur, IL
62526

The Child Care Center provides full time year round care for children ages 2-5. Activities include preschool enrichment activities, weekly swim lesions, creative movement activities, and literacy skills. The school-age program provides before and after school care for grades K- 6 in conjunction with the Decatur Public School System, Warrensburg- Latham schools, and Maroa-Forsyth schools. This care is provided at the actual school sites. Full time care is also provided for school-age children on school holidays and throughout the summer months. Activities include field trips, fitness, arts and crafts, character development, and much more. Financial assistance is available through accepting CCRS, and internal scholarships are available.

http://www.decaturymca.org/
217-872-9922