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The Growing Place, Inc.

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The Growing Place, Inc. is an early childhood program that is certified as a Gold Circle under Quality Counts: Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) through the Illinois Department of Human Resourses (IDHS) and the Illinois Network of Child Care Resources and Referral Agencies (INCCRRA).  This holds us to a high standard of excellence and we exceed DCFS licensing standards.
We are a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization which has offered quality child care in the DeKalb community since 1973.
We are also a member of the Community Coordinated Child Care (4C), the Kishwaukee United Way, and the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce.
 Executive Director:  Caitlin Lee
Program Director:  Annie Johnson
Administative Assistant:  Carol Barkhurst
Phone Number: 815-756-5744

Fax number:  815-756-5066

909 S. 4th Street
DeKalb, IL 60115