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Information for Community Preschool and Childcare, a Unlicensed Registered Ministry in Hammond IN:

Name: Community Preschool and Childcare
Address: 7320 Northcote Ave, Hammond IN 46324
Contact Phone: (219) 844-3030
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Enriching the mind and nurturing the spirit, one child at a time. Open Enrollment for 3-5 yr. olds. CCDF Vouchers accepted. 20 years as a preschool and our first year of childcare expansion, moving up the Paths To Quality rating system. We are aligned with the IN Early Learning Foundations. Daily lesson plans are posted and follow Creative Curriculum with emphasis on a stimulating environment that promotes curiosity and enthusiastic hands-on learning. Each class is led by a teacher who has a degree in Education or Child Development. Our small class size and parent engagement provide high quality experiences for each child. Our inclusive environment is lovingly embraced as a program of Woodmar United Methodist Church.

License Number: RM-100901-A
Capacity: 83
Rate Range: $130 - $145/week
Achievement and/or Accreditations: Paths To Quality
Days of Operation: Monday-Friday
Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time, Part-Time
Additional Information:

Summer Program will include 3 - 7 yr. olds. Half-Day and Full Day rates will be available. Preschool enrollment begins in January for the 2017-18 school year. Preschool is a morning only program. Childcare options are available around the preschool schedule. Childcare enrollment is open now with a promotional rate for ages 3-5.

PTQ 2;
District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
Inspection/Report History:

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Inspection Type/Date Type of correction needed Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
470 IAC 3-1.1-33.5(b)(4)
One staff member missing evidencce of up to date universal precatuions training.
Direct child care providers, including volunteers, shall receive training in the following within thirty (30) days of starting employment or volunteer work: Universal precautions 2017-02-22
470 IAC 3-4.5-5(f)
Waffles being stored with no label and not sealed in 4/5's room. 3/5's chocholate chips not labled.
Storage. Containers and packages of food, cleaned and sanitized utensils, equipment, and single-service articles shall be stored at least six (6) inches above the floor in a clean, dry location in such a way that protects them from contamination, cleaning compounds, and toxic or hazardous materials. This does not apply to cased food packaged in waterproof containers 2017-02-22
IC 12-17.2-6-11(a)(2)
one child missing evidence of up to date immunizations
The parent or guardian of a child shall, when the child is enrolled in a child care ministry, provide the child care ministry with proof that the child has received the required immunizations against the following: Whooping cough 2017-02-22
470 IAC 3-4.5-5(c)
no evidence of thermometers in freezers in classrooms.
Refrigerator and Freezers. Enough conveniently located refrigeration facilities shall be provided to assure the maintenance of potentially hazardous food at required temperatures during storage. Refrigerators and freezers shall be in good condition, clean, and shall maintain the proper temperatures. Each compartment of the refrigerator and freezer shall be provided with an accurate thermometer, in good position for daily monitoring 2017-02-22
470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Keep out of children's reach items in reach of children. Sensory table lid leaning against wall in 3/4's and 4/5's room and tippable.
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2017-02-22
410 IAC 7-24-128
Refrigerators in classrooms in need of cleaning.
Hand cleaning and drying procedure 2017-02-22
470 IAC 3-4.5-4(2)
sink not sealed to wall in 3/4's and 4/5's room
All restrooms shall be equipped with flush toilets and handwashing sinks and shall be ventilated to the outside. An adequate supply of water, under pressure, shall be provided at all handwashing sinks, as well as soap and disposable paper towels in dispensers. Toilet paper in dispensers shall be located at each toilet 2017-02-22
470 IAC 3-4.5-6(c)
Coats touching in cubbies
Ill Children. Ill children shall be kept separate from others and all surfaces and items with which a sick child has come in contact with shall be cleaned and sanitized after each use. Individual belongings shall be kept separate 2017-02-22
470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Not enough fall surface on playground by swings and slides.
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction 2016-07-06

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