Home Sweet Home Childcare located at 5810 N Christiana Ave. in Chicago opened its doors in January 1979. We are licensed by the Department of Children and Family Services. We are proud to be accredited by the National Association for Family Childcare for over 15 years. The symbols of quality for home based early childhood programs.

Lenore Johnson, the Director of Home Sweet Home has thirty years of experience working with young children and their families. She was a finalist for the Kohl McCormick Early Education Teaching Award in 2007. She received the Child Care Business Honor Roll Leadership Award from the Women Business Development Center in 2000.

Lenore earned a Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education from North Park University Chicago. Her continuing college education includes classes in early childhood education from National Louis University and Oakton Community College. She has also attended classes specific to training in the Reggio Emilia Approach, Project Approach and basic Montessori schooling.

She has trained and mentored many new providers in the early childhood field. She has taught at Harry S.Truman College, Chicago Metro Association for the Education of Young Children (AEYC) and Children’s Home and Aides Society.

We believe in a strong partnership between parents and caregivers are essential to a positive child care experience.

Our staff members are selected based on their caring attitude, education and experience. They must be of a caring and nurturing nature with the ability to work with children along with their families. Our teachers participate in regular educational training that enhances their individual strengths and effectiveness with the children.



Home Sweet Home Child Care - 5810 N Christiana Ave.- Chicago, IL 60659 - (773) 463-5728