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Willow Grove Childcare & Learning Center

Welcome to Willow Grove Childcare
& Learning Center!

The Staff and Board of Willow Grove would like to welcome you and your family to our childcare and learning center. We are delighted that you have trusted us with your child’s care and education. Every effort is made to ensure each child has a safe and happy stay in our care. This handbook was prepared to answer many of your questions about our program. Please keep it handy as a reference throughout your family’s time with us. Feel free to reach out to us at any time with questions about your family or our program.

Willow Grove Childcare & Learning Center
641 Buchanan St.
Carthage, IL 62321
Phone: (217) 357-8850
Fax: (217) 357-6773
License Number: 611701-01

Our Child Care Director and Teacher Qualifications

Our experienced staff provides a safe and caring environment for young children, where they can learn social and emotional skills. We are licensed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Our Director and Teachers have a background in early childhood development and keep current with early childhood education, health, and safety issues through both individual and facility educational programs. All Teachers must pass background and reference checks to work in our center. Our Director and all Teachers are also certified in CPR, First Aid, Food Manager/Handlers, and Safety/Sanitation certificates. All staff has a minimum of 15 clock hours of child care related training each year.

Willow Grove benefits include:

  • Providing a safe and nurturing environment for children to learn and grow.

  • Offering age-appropriate activities and learning opportunities.

  • Helping children develop social and emotional skills.

  • Providing working parents with peace of mind.

  • Fostering a lifelong love of learning in children.


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