Bright Beginnings - Marion NC Five Star Center License

(828) 652-5674

About the Provider

Description: BRIGHT BEGINNINGS is a Five Star Center License in MARION NC, with a maximum capacity of 60 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 through 12. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 59000159
  • Capacity: 60
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

Location Map

Inspection/Report History

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Date Type Violations Rule
2023-03-16 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-12-19 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-12-19 Violation 106 10A NCAC 09 .0304(a)
Operator has not scheduled and obtained a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection. Operator did not submit the original approved report to DCDEE within one week of the inspection visit on a form provided by the Division. The last fire inspection was conducted on August 16, 2021.
2022-12-19 Violation 805 .0604(t); .0302(d)(5)
Fire drills were not practiced monthly and/or the drill record was incomplete. A fire drill was not conducted and recorded for the month of November 2022.
2022-12-19 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. . One staff employed on 9/13/22 did not complete the training within the 90 day timeframe.
2022-03-22 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-03-22 Violation 1032 10A NCAC 09 .0701(a)
Child care providers and uncompensated providers who are not substitute providers or volunteers, including the director did not have a medical report on file prior to employment that was signed by a health care professional and/ or the medical report was older than 12 months. One staff, employed on 1/10/22, did not have a medical statement on file before the first day of employment.
2022-03-22 Violation 899 GS 110-91
The child care operator did not comply with all State laws, federal laws and/or local ordinances that pertain to child health, safety, and welfare, as required by General Statute 110-91. A portable electric heater was plugged in and on in the office area. This is a violation of item 9 on the fire inspection. The heater was removed during the visit
2021-11-17 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-11-17 Violation 1041 G.S. 110-90.2(b)
Prior to employment a Criminal Background Check was not completed. One employee, hired on 10/26/21, did not have current Criminal Background Check.
2021-03-30 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-03-30 Violation 887 .0606(g)
Caregivers did not document compliance with visually checking on sleeping infants aged 12 months or younger and/or the documents were not maintained for a minimum of one month. Safe sleep checks had not been recorded for March 29, 2021. According to attendance records infants were present on this day.
2021-03-30 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. A container of Super Sorb clean up absorber was on a changing table in space #5. The container had multiple warnings.
2020-10-06 Unannounced Inspection No
2020-09-24 Unannounced Inspection Yes

If you are a provider and you believe any information is incorrect, please contact us. We will research your concern and make corrections accordingly.


Be the first to review this childcare provider. Write a review about Bright Beginnings. Let other families know what’s great, or what could be improved. Please read our brief review guidelines to make your review as helpful as possible.

Review Policy: does not actively screen or monitor user reviews, nor do we verify or edit content. Reviews reflect only the opinion of the writer. We ask that users follow our review guidelines. If you see a review that does not reflect these guidelines, you can email us. We will assess the review and decide the appropriate next step. Please note – we will not remove a review simply because it is negative. Providers are welcome to respond to parental reviews, however we ask that they identify themselves as the provider.

Providers in ZIP Code 28752