Description: The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau is the lead municipal agency that provides positive youth development services to youth ages 6-21. The Mount Vernon Youth Bureau supports generations of youth and families by developing and implementing safe, high quality programs that promote the physical, emotional and social well-being of our city’s young people.
Our mission is to empower, educate and prepare Mount Vernon’s youth and families to make healthy decisions that will lead to eventual self sufficiency and lifelong success. We are committed to ongoing evaluation and community mobilization, which strengthens our efforts as the central resource for the population that we serve.
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.
|Brief Description: The Office shall require the child day care program to immediately post upon receipt in a prominent place at the program that is visible to parents a copy of the most recent inspection report issued to the program by the Office.|
|Brief Description: All buildings used for school-age child care programs must remain in compliance with the applicable provisions of the Fire Code and Building Code of New York State or other applicable fire and building codes when the Fire Code and Building Code of New York State is not applicable.|
|Brief Description: The director or a designated qualified staff member must conduct monthly inspections of the premises to observe possible fire and safety hazards. Any such hazard must be corrected immediately.|
|Brief Description: The program must maintain on file a record of each shelter-in-place drill conducted, using forms provided by the Office or approved equivalents.|
|Brief Description: All day care programs must have at least one staff person who holds a valid certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid on the premise of the child care program during the program's operating hours.|
|Brief Description: Every director, teacher, and volunteer with the potential for regular and substantial contact with children in care must complete Office-approved training that complies with the federal minimum health and safety pre-service or three-month orientation period training requirements.|
|Brief Description: Within five days after receiving the initial registration and before actually commencing operation, the program must, using a form specified by the Office for that purpose, notify the local police and fire departments of the municipality within which the school age child care program is located of the following:|
|Brief Description: personnel information including a list of all staff with job assignments and schedules; Statewide Central Register clearance results; Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs background check forms; criminal history review information; staff resumes; medical statement, acceptable references and other information required by section 414.13 of this Part;|
|Brief Description: a copy of a certificate of insurance from an insurance company showing the intent to provide general liability insurance to the program upon registration and a copy of the insurance policy issued after licensure;|
|Brief Description: No child can be released from the school-age child care program unsupervised except upon written permission of the child's parent. Such permission must be acceptable to the school-age child care program and should take into consideration such factors as the child's age and maturity, proximity to his or her home, and safety of the neighborhood.|
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