Birch Family Services - Western Queens Early Childhood Center - Long Island City NY Child Care - Pre School

10-24 49 AVENUE, LONG ISLAND CITY NY 11101
(718) 786-1104

About the Provider

Description: Birch Family Services is a team of more than 3,000 teachers, therapists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, residence counselors, administrators, board members, and family members working together:

To provide the finest education, habilitation, and residential services to people with autism and other developmental disabilities
To help their families overcome the lifelong obstacles they face in raising children with disabilities.

We’ve grown from a few classrooms into a large network of schools, residences, and family support programs located throughout New York City. Committed to sharing our expertise widely for the benefit of those we serve, we train hundreds of professionals throughout the tri-state area in our Birch Training Institute.

We speak many languages and reflect the social, racial, and ethnic diversity of New York City.

Additional Information: Certified to Administer Medication; Years in Operation: 12 or more

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 270
  • License Number: 6700
  • Age Range: 2 - 5; 2 - 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: New York City Department of Health
  • District Office Phone: 311 or (212) NEW-YOR (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2017-06-22 47.13 (c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Education Director not designated for each permitted child care held by program; Educational Director does not meet qualification requirements; failure to notify Department of Ed Director resignation/termination; failure to notify staff of Ed Director coverage, proof of notification not available
2017-04-28 47.49 (a) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> At time of inspection child care service facility observed not maintained or in disrepair. Dry sweeping observed in areas occupied by children.
2017-04-28 47.51 (a) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> Child care service not free of pests or maintains pest harborage conditions at time of inspection.
2017-04-28 47.13 (d) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Minor violations (General Violations)<br/> Child care service staff identified/acting as group teachers do not meet the required qualifications of the position.
2015-10-06 47.49 (c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> At time of inspection toxic substances observed improperly stored so as to result in the potential for exposure or contamination of facility surfaces.
2015-09-10 47.49 (c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring correction within two weeks (Critical Violations)<br/> At time of inspection toxic substances observed improperly stored so as to result in the potential for exposure or contamination of facility surfaces.
2014-11-18 47.19 (c) CORRECTED
Brief Description: Violations requiring immediate correction (Public Health Hazards)<br/> Child care service failed to arrange/conduct criminal/SCR background clearance checks for required individuals; failed to re-clear required individuals with the SCR every two years.

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