Learn more about us

We are delighted you have chosen to look into Friendship House

for your childcare needs.  We know you will be pleased

with the quality of care your child will receive.


Friendship House, a not-for-profit child care center, has been serving the McHenry County area since 1965. From its origin as a part of the First Congregational Church to its incorporation in 1982 and expansion into the Lakeside Center in 1978, we have gained valuable insight into meeting the needs of both parents and children.  Our director and staff are here for you and your child. 


Please come to us with any suggestions, concerns,

or comments you might have.

Friendship House

Early Childhood Center

100 S Main ST

Crystal Lake, IL





Email: friendshiphousecl@gmail.com




Friendship House is not just a childcare center; it’s a community where children and teachers come together to create a nurturing and vibrant tapestry of early learning experiences!