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Business Info

The Growing Place Child Care Centers

Mailing Address for both locations:
P.O. Box 487
Kresgeville, PA 18333

Polk Center in Kresgeville
Phone: 610-681-5486
Fax: 610-681-2050

Physical Address:
Polk Elementary School
630 Interchange Rd.,
Kresgeville, PA 18333
Route 209 Kresgeville, PA

Chestnuthill Center Brodheadsville
Phone: 570-992-6206
Fax: 570-402-1195

Physical Address:
Chestnuthill Elementary School
2147 Route 115,
Brodheadsville, PA 18322
Route 115, Brodheadsville, PA


Our Team

Executive Director 
Lisa Eick

Phone: 570-992-6206

Human Resources & Communications Director
Linda Barney
Phone: 570-992-6206

Polk Center Director
Josephine Gioia
Phone: 610-681-5486

Fiscal Coordinator
Judy Bachman
Phone: 610-681-6041

Pre-K Counts Coordinator
Nancy Wright

Phone: 570-402-0127

Administrative/Enrollment Coordinator
Phone: 570-992-6206

Hours of Operation

The Growing Place hours of operation are 6:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. We are open year round.

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Holiday Schedule

The Centers are closed on the following holidays:

Staff paid holidays or staff paid in-service days mean that tuition for that day is included in parents’ weekly tuition bills.

*We may be open for care dependent on Pleasant Valley School District schedule.