Drop-In Center Registration
Fall 2020

Welcome to the Gorton Children’s Drop-In Center. The Drop-In Center serves children 6 weeks through 5 years. We are licensed by the State of Illinois and meet or exceed their standards in addition to providing a warm, caring and educational atmosphere for your children.


Gorton Community Center
400 E. Illinois Road
Lake Forest , IL 60045


*We are accepting standing reservations only with a three hour minimum. For those enrolling for the Spring semester from January 4, 2021 to June 4, 2021 the enrollment fee is reduced to $105 for a single child and $130 for two or more children. 

Current rates:

$16 per hour 0-24 months

$13 per hour 2 yrs

$12 per hour for 3 and up

half price for older sibling when attending simultaneously

All DILC registration forms, medical forms including lead questionnaire, and birth certificate copy must be turned in before your child’s first reservation.  Please contact Kristy at dicdirector@gortoncenter.org if you have questions regarding enrollment.

Pay the enrollment fee for one child

Pay the enrollment fee for two or more children 


1. Please read the 2020-2021 parent handbook (1)

2.  Please print and fill out the  2020-2021 registration packets

3..  Please print and have doctor fill out the  DCFS child medical

4.  Please print the lead risk questionnaire and have your pediatrician sign.

5.Please print and sign the Assumption of the Risk and Waiver of Liability

Please read the DCFS Summary of Licensing Standards.