License And Accreditation

All BBCDC locations are licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and are also licensed by the City of Chicago (six departments inspect the facility annually and provides a license - Heating and Ventilation, Health Department/Food and Sanitation, Nurse, Plumbing, Electrical and Fire Safety Department).

Busy Bees Child Development Center (Shields) and Busy Bees Child Development Center II (Chinatown) are both in partnership with EasterSeals Metropolitan Chicago and DFSS for Head Start and Early Head Start.

Our BBCDC sites have achieved circles of quality from The ExceleRate Illinois quality rating system.  For more information on ExceleRate Illinois go to: