Charleston First Step - Charleston AR Child Care Center

118 TIGER DRIVE , CHARLESTON AR 72933
(479) 965-2460

About the Provider

Description: CHARLESTON FIRST STEP is a Child Care Center in CHARLESTON AR, with a maximum capacity of 46 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Preschool; . The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

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Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 25348
  • Capacity: 46
  • Age Range: Preschool;
  • Rate Range Toddler 30 to 36 Months $20.01 per day (7 Hours or More)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $20.01 per day (7 Hours or More)
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Preschool
  • District Office: 904 M St, Danville AR-72833
  • District Office Phone: (479) 495-2723 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Allison Nash (Allison.Nash@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2021-10-27 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2021-04-15 Facility Visit 300.306.4.01.All new staff, including volunteers who are counted in the ratios, shall receive the following orientation within three (3) months of employment (and every three (3) years thereafter) and shall not be left alone with children until this is completed.Introduction (eight (8) clock hours) a. Proper supervision of children; b. Behavioral guidance practices; c. Safe sleep practices for infants; d. Shaken baby syndrome; which includes prevention (Carters Law, Act 1208); e. Appropriately responding to a crying or fussy infant or child; f. Emergency procedures in the event of severe weather, or fire, including evacuation procedures and routes, and location and use of fire extinguishers; g. Mandated reporter training; h. Administering medication; i. Caring for children with special needs or care plans; j. Transportation and car seat safety; k. Policies regarding release of children to authorized individuals; l. Prevention and control of infectious diseases; m. Building and physical premises safety, including the identification of, and protection from, hazards, bodies of water, and vehicular traffic; n. Nutrition and physical activities; o. Prevention and response to food sensitivities and allergic reactions; p. Basic child development; and q. The handling and storage of hazardous materials and the appropriate disposal of bio contaminants. See Division website for a list of courses, that the Division maintains contracts for, which meet the above requirements.
600.604.1.h.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:An authorized record of up-to-date immunizations or documentation of a religious, medical, or philosophical exemption from the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) (Updated immunization schedules will be provided as changes are received from the ADH);
2020-11-05 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-11-14 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-02-11 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-10-15 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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