ADMISSION POLICY
    Before admitting your child to Tom Thumb Child Care Center, we ask that you to make an
    appointment with the Director to tour Tom Thumb,  Contact Us or call 708-891-1181 to schedule
    your individual tour.  During your tour, any questions you may have will be answered and you will
    receive a  "Parents Package" which contains the following:
  • General information concerning you and your child
  • Release for medical treatment
  • Physical to be signed and dated by the child's pediatrician
  • Emergency medical card
    When all these items are completed, your child can be admitted to our Center.

WHO CAN ATTEND?
    Tom Thumb Childcare Center can accommodate children from the ages of 15 months through
    kindergarten.  All children who are enrolled must have a physical examination by their family
    physician or pediatrician.  Your child's physical can be no more than 6 months old and TB test
    can be no more than 6 months old.  

MEDICATIONS
    We can not administer any prescription or non-prescription medication without written instructions
    from your child's pediatrician.

UNAUTHORIZED PICK-UP OF CHILD
    No child will be released to anyone other than the child's parents without prior notification.  This
    can be done by phone or in person when dropping off your child in the morning.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS
    Your child must attend for a minimum of 4 days within a two week period.  It will be up to you to
    provide us with a weekly schedule of days that your child will need to attend.  This schedule needs
    to be turned in by noon on Thursday, for the following week.  We will try to be flexible for any last
    minute changes in your child's schedule if possible.  Please remember that you will be
    responsible for paying for the days for which you commit your child.

DISCIPLINE POLICY
POLICIES AND INFORMATION
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Tom Thumb Child Care and Preschool
410 - 154th Place, Calumet City, IL
708-891-1181