Bedford Head Start Center - Bedford IN Licensed Center

710 6th street , Bedford IN 47421
(812) 849-4447

About the Provider

Description: Hoosier Uplands has been providing Head Start services since the program's inception in 1965.  Head Start is a family centered child development program designed to provide a safe, healthy environment for those who attend. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally and physically. The Head Start staff recognize that parents are the first and most important teachers of their children. Head Start staff welcome parental involvement in Head Start activities and will work with parents as partners in their child's educational activities. Head Start serves nutritious meals and provides medical, dental, vision, speech and hearing screenings for each child enrolled.  Transportation is also available to most of the children enrolled in the Head Start Program. The Hoosier Uplands Head Start Program is funded to serve a total of 270 children in the four county service area of Lawrence, Martin, Orange and Washington Counties of Indiana. 

Additional Information: Head Start Center; PTQ Level 3;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 13974
  • Capacity: 96
  • Age Range: Three-Five
  • PTQ Level: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Jan 01, 2023
  • Current License Expiration Date: Dec 31, 2024
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
The center must store cleaning equipment, cleaning agents, aerosol cans, and any other item that states keep out of the reach of children in a place that is inaccessible to children 2023-10-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100(e)
In the yellow door classroom under the white sink cabinet was hand soap packet that states keep out of reach of children that was accessible to children.
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2022-12-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
At time of inspection-2 classrooms have personal bags/purses in an unlocked closet accessible to children.
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2019-11-19
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
There was Tyenol in a First Aid bag that was accesible to children.

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