Buffalo Shoals Head Start Center - Statesville NC Five Star Center License

(704) 881-0760

About the Provider

Description: I-CARE, Inc. is a private non-profit Community Action Agency that offers opportunities for low-income individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. The mission of I-CARE, Inc. is to enable and assist low-income people to attain skills, knowledge, motivation, and opportunities needed for them to become self-sufficient and independent.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 49000063
  • Capacity: 40
  • Age Range: 3 through 5
  • 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.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2023-02-21 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-02-21 Violation 1811 .0604(u);.0302(d)(8)
Shelter-in-place or lockdown drills were not practiced every three months and/or drill record was incomplete. Shelter-in place or lockdown drill has not been practiced since September of 2022. Center director conducted a Lockdown drill during the visit.
2022-12-16 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-09-13 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-09-13 Violation 125 10A NCAC 09 .0302(d)(4)
Daily records of arrival and departure times for children enrolled at the center were not maintained as children arrive and depart and/or were not made available for review. One child was not signed in today.
2022-09-13 Violation 528 10A NCAC 09 .0901(b)
Food substitution was not of comparable food value or recorded on the menu prior to the meal or snack being served. The menu stated that lunch would include spaghetti, apple, broccoli, roll, and milk. Children were served spaghetti, mixed vegetables, pineapple, roll, and milk. The changes were not recorded on the menu prior to the food being served.
2022-09-13 Violation 1301 GS 110-91(9)
Center did not maintain a record of daily attendance. One child was present but was not on the attendance.
2021-09-23 Unannounced Inspection No
2020-12-07 Unannounced Inspection No
2019-09-12 Unannounced Inspection No

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