Campus & Community Resources

Childcare

Campus

  • Campus Child Care
    815-753-0125
    Services: Childcare for infants to 5 yrs (6-9 yrs during the summer)
    Eligibility: NIU students, faculty, and staff
  • Child Development Lab
    School of Family, Consumer, & Nutrition Sciences
    Gabel Hall 169-170
    815-753-1150
    Services: Infant, toddler, & preschool
    Eligibility: Children of NIU staff, faculty, students, and community

Community

  • YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
    1 North Lasalle street, Suite 1150
    Chicago, IL 60602
    312-372-6600 
    Services: Through referrals, individual counseling, workshops, and written material, parents are assisted in finding and evaluating child-care that meets their needs
  • Community Coordinated Child Care
    155 N. 3rd St., Suite 300
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-8149
    800-848-8727
    Services: Children care resource and referral service, child care food programs, parent training programs, child care assistance to employers, financial assistance based on income
  • Federated Church Nursery School
    612 W. State St.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    815-895-2706
  • The Salvation Army of Chicago Day-Care
    830 Grove St.
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    Phone 815-756-4308
    Fax 815-756-7090
    Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm Mon - Friday
    Services: Christian day care programs, before and after school care
  • ABC Preschool
    Sycamore United Methodist Church
    160 Jhonson Ave.
    Sycamore, IL 60178 
    815-895-8381
    Services: 3-5 yrs, Christian preschool
  • The Growing Place
    • 909 S. 4th
      DeKalb , IL 60115
      815-756-5744
  • Kindercare Learning Center
    207 E. Hillcrest
    DeKalb, IL 60115
    815-758-1541
    Services: Before and after school program, childcare, preschool, & summer camp; willing to work with families regarding fees
  • Montessori School of DeKalb
    1815 Mediterranean Dr.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    Phone: 815-758-6822
  • Sycamore Child Care
    1415 W. Stonehenge Dr.
    Sycamore, IL 60178
    815-895-2484
  • Two Rivers Head Start Agency
    2425 Bethany Rd.
    Sycamore, IL
    815-748-3713
    Services: Federally funded preschool programs, Ages 3-5; Assist children who need educational, nutritional, social, and comprehensive services before attending school, 2-day (with transportation provided) and full-day program