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


*Starting at 10a.m. on July 10th, 2020 we’re accepting standing reservations only with a three hour minimum for the Fall semester(August 26th-December 17th). The yearly enrollment fee will be $175 for a single child, two or more is $230, the price will go up to $205 for a single child and $260 after August 25th.  After you pay your enrollment fee, you can start making your standing reservations via email. Please send to dicdirector@gortoncenter.org.

All DILC registration forms, medical forms including lead questionnaire, and birth certificate copy must be turned in before your child’s first reservation.  

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.