Catholic Charities Head Start - Westminster MD Licensed Child Care Center

255 Clifton Boulevard, Westminster MD 21157
(667) 600-2571

About the Provider

Description: We provide early education, child development, and intervention services to low-income children and their families in Carroll County. Our two centers, located in Westminster and Taneytown, prepare children three to five years of age for kindergarten and offer support services to their families. We are proud of our families, and respect the strengths and uniqueness of each of them. “As each of my children went through the Head Start program, I enjoyed sharing all the wonderful experiences the programs offer. Now that I am an assistant teacher, I continue to see the great accomplishments our children make. I love being a part of such a life-changing program,” says Samaria, a teacher at Carroll County Head Start and a former Head Start parent. Catholic Charities Head Start of Carroll County has been providing comprehensive family development services for all of Carroll County since 2000. About 145 – 150 children are served annually. Catholic Charities Head Start operates at two locations in Carroll County: Westminster and Taneytown. The main offices are located in Westminster.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 115
  • License Number: 137865
  • Age Range: 6 weeks through 17 months, 18 months through 23 months, 2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations MSDE
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: William Winchester Elementary
  • District Office: Region 6 - Howard County / Carroll County
  • District Office Phone: (410) 750-8771 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Inspection Type Regulations Status
2018-12-10 Routine 13A.16.10.04A Corrected
Findings: Bleach and two other cleaners were stored in an unlatched cabinet in a classroom. Corrected immediately.
2017-11-30 Routine 13A.16.10.04A Corrected
Findings: Potentially harmful items were stored in a location accessible to children.
2017-11-30 Routine 13A.16.12.06E(2) Corrected
Findings: Each nipple was not protected.
2017-02-14 Complaint 13A.16.07.03A(1) Corrected
Findings: Child discipline used at the center was not age-appropriate.
2016-12-05 Routine
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
1970-01-01 Routine 13A.16.05.11A Open
Findings: The center was not kept clean in all areas.
1970-01-01 Routine 13A.16.10.01C Open
Findings: The emergency contact notice did not contain all of the required information.
1970-01-01 Routine 13A.16.10.05A(1) Corrected
Findings: A child unable to roll over unassisted was not placed for sleep on the child's back.

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