El Campito, Inc. - South Bend IN Licensed Center

1024 West Thomas Street , South Bend IN 46601
(574) 232-0220

About the Provider

Description: El Campito was founded in 1970 to aid migrant families coping with the stuggles of starting a new life in South Bend, Indiana. Thirty years later, through the generous support of the community, El Campito has grown to become one of South Bend's oldest non-profit family care centers. Through our three programs, we demonstrate our commitment to create a community of our own - an inclusive environment that embraces and celebrates children from all cultures and economic backgrounds.

Additional Information: Number Of Toddler Licensed: 9; PTQ Level 4;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 13319
  • Capacity: 62
  • Age Range: Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • PTQ Level: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Apr 01, 2019
  • 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.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
Building maintenance 2019-01-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99
Multiple bathrooms have exposed diapers, brooms, plungers, a swiffer, and clothes being stored.
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
Kitchen and food preparation areas 2019-01-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116
It was observed the freezer on the left was missing a thermometer.
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
Staff, substitutes, and volunteer records 2019-02-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-41
TB results missing from 3 staff's files.Physicals were missing from 2 staff's files.Application for employment was missing from one staff member's file.Drug test results missing from 2 staff's files.
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
Childrens admission records 2019-01-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-36
one child missing copy of birth certificate.One child missing emergency contacts.Two children missing information on parent's place of employment.
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
Bathrooms 2019-02-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
Sink in between 3/4 & 4/5 room needs re-sealed.
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
In-service staff training 2019-02-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-35
CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions certificates missing from 3 staff's files.Updated annual Child Abuse and Neglect training missing from 2 staff's files.Health and Safety Modules missing from 2 staff's files.
1/22/2019
1970-01-01
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2019-01-28
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
Hazardous items found in all classrooms, and laundry room.
3/22/2018
1970-01-01
Building maintenance 2018-04-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99
-In the boy's bathroom, there was a section of baseboard coming loose from the wall-In the boy's bathroom, there is a section of the baseboard heater that is loose and falling down and needs to be repaired.
3/22/2018
1970-01-01
Kitchen and food preparation areas 2018-04-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116
-The sink in the kitchen needs resealed to the wall-There were no paper towels at the handwashing sink in the kitchen-There were cobwebs and dust/dirt on the kitchen walls that need to be cleaned-Their was a spot of cracked/peeling paint in the kitchen on the ceiling-There was a small section of floor tile by the kitchen door that was missing, making it unsanitizable-There was a cardboard box of food that was sitting directly on the floor. All food items must be stored at least 6" off of the floor.
3/22/2018
1970-01-01
All outside doors and windows shall be screened with sixteen (16) gauge mesh screen when open 2018-04-10
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-106(g)
No NonCompliances Cited
12/17/2019
1970-01-01
Childrens admission records 2019-12-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-36
Two children expelled due to incorrect age grouping, but expelling due to age grouping is not listed in expulsion policy.
11/19/2019
1970-01-01
2020-01-23
Type of correction needed: program out of compliance with admission policies

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