Who We Are

A Child's Place Early Learning Center specializes in offering the finest early childhood education and care for your family's needs. We offer part-time, full-time, before and after school-age programs, and summer camp programs. Your family can have peace of mind knowing that your child is in a safe, loving and family-oriented environment. We also feel it is important for young children to continually develop their social, cognitive, and motor skills. That is why our talented staff and teacher incorporate educational studies into their lesson plans that will enhance your child's development. Our philosophy is simple: preparing a place "where the love of learning begins." We take our role seriously and are committed to this goal. We believe that the successful of children have in their future lies in the positive and enriching experiences they have at a very early age.

What We Offer

*State of Illinois Excelerate Rated

* DCFS Licensed Facilities 

* CCAP (Food) Program

* DHS Subsidy Accepted

* Creative Curriculum Educational Programming

* Pre-School Program and Graduation 

* Parent/ Teacher Conferences 

* Online Billing

*Planned Center Events for Parents

* High Quality, Safe, & Nurturing Environment

* Full-Time, Part-Time Openings Available

* Nutritious Meals  & Snacks

* Educated, Caring, Loving Teachers & Staff

* Bus Transportation to local school districts

* Referrals Welcome

Our Families

A Child's Place Early Learning Center adheres to the following definition of family:


"We may be related by birth, or adoption, or invitation. We may be belong to the same race, or we may be of different races. We may look like each other or different from each other. The important thing is we belong to each other. We care for each other. We agree, disagree, love, fight, and work together. We belong to each other."

- Boston Children's Museum Exhibit on Family Diversity

All families are welcome and celebrated in our program. We define family as those who are committed to each other over the lifetime of a child. Some families are made up of two moms, two dads, one mom, one dad, mom and dad, siblings, cousins, grandparents, foster parents, aunts, uncles, significant partners etc. We make no assumptions about with whom a child lives, who they love, or who loves them. Within the classrooms, teachers will discuss all types of family units, not just the traditional mom-dad-child structure. For special event at our center, we extend invitations to all who would like to attend.