Optimized Day Care Center Services and Activities

Choosing the right childcare or preschool for your kids is one of the most important decisions you will make as a parent. Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center in Chicago, Illinois, is a certified day care center encouraging your child’s social, academic, and emotional growth. We have highly qualified teachers and staff plus a stimulating environment for optimum learning.


Our Mission

Receive quality education in convenient location with affordable rates. Our mission is to promote and improve the quality of life for families by providing a safe, child-directed, certified, affordable and a faith-based childcare education where all children flourish.

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Our Company’s History

Founded in 1911 by the Women of the Lutheran Deaconess Home, we opened as a Christian kindergarten to help working mothers in need of child care. Likewise, we are duly licensed by the State of Illinois and the City of Chicago Department of Human Services as a professional day care center.

About Our Education Program

Lutheran Day Early Childhood Center has earned 3-Star Quality Counts ratings from the DCFS for our day care services. As of June 2011, we have received re-accreditation from the NAEYC for our education programs. A NAYCE accreditation is a set of standards that marks the quality of early childhood education.


Our Staff and Members

Headed by Illa Doss, our Executive Director with a Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Administration, we are a recognized non-profit organization specializing in children’s education. Our Board of Directors includes parents, local church representatives, and members of the community.

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Call us at (773) 486-4222 to get a high-quality education and child care services.