First Step Ccc - Waldron AR Child Care Center

CEDAR STREET , WALDRON AR 72958
(479) 637-2720

About the Provider

Description: FIRST STEP CCC is a Child Care Center in WALDRON AR, with a maximum capacity of 148 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Infant/Toddler; Preschool; . The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

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Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 11916
  • Capacity: 148
  • Age Range: Infant/Toddler; Preschool;
  • Rate Range Infant 0 to 18 Months $16.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Infant 0 to 18 Months $16.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $15.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $15.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $11.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $15.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $5.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
  • State Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Preschool , Infant / Toddler
  • 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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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2020-10-21 Facility Visit 100.109.1.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. Prospective employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a child maltreatment background check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.Staff members and applicants for employment in a child care facility Prior to employment and every two (2) years thereafter
100.110.1.b.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal record check, to be conducted by the FBI, which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of a nationwide check. Each request must be accompanied by a check or money order made out to the Arkansas State Police) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Direct care staff or staff with routine contact with children Prior to employment and every five (5) years thereafter
100.110.2.b.Arkansas State Police Criminal Background Check The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through a fingerprint criminal records check (which includes the Arkansas Sexual Offender Registry) conducted by the Arkansas State Police. A prospective staff member may not begin work until the Arkansas State Police criminal record check result has been returned as satisfactory. Following receipt of the satisfactory result, this individual must be supervised at all times, pending completion of all of the required background check components, by a staff member who has successfully completed all required background checks. A National Sexual Offender Registry check will also be conducted on prospective employees. Prospective employees who have not lived in the State of Arkansas during the preceding five (5) years will be subject to current federal guidelines regarding conducting a criminal background check and sexual offender registry check in any states where they resided during the past five (5) years.Staff and applicants for employment in a child care facility Prior to employment and every five (5) years thereafter
1200.1201.14.All medications and poisonous substances shall be kept in separately locked areas.
2020-05-26 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2020-01-31 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2020-01-02 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-11-21 Facility Visit 300.301.8.At no time shall children be left unsupervised or unattended. The child care center shall provide additional staff for any temporary absence of primary child caring staff for activities such as breaks, meal preparation, transportation, etc.
500.501.5.l.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Denying food (lunch or snacks) as punishment or punishing children for not eating.
2019-10-07 Facility Visit 100.109.1.b.The following persons shall be required to have their background reviewed through an Arkansas Child Maltreatment Central Registry Check. A check or money order for $10.00 made out to the Department of Human Services (DHS) must be attached to each form.Staff members and applicants for At application or within 10 days of hire/start date and every two years thereafter employment in a child care facility
100.110.1.b.The following persons shall apply to the Identification Bureau of the Arkansas State Police for a nationwide criminal record check, to be conducted by the FBI, which shall include a fingerprint check: (The individual is responsible for the cost of a nationwide check. Each request must be accompanied by a check or money order made out to the Arkansas State Police) Fingerprints submitted will be used to check the criminal history records of the FBI. Individuals with results showing a prohibited offense shall be advised to contact the Licensing Unit for procedures to obtain the results and for procedures to update or make corrections to the record of their individual history.Direct care staff or staff with routine contact with children Within 10 days of hire/start date
500.501.5.h.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Inflicting physical pain, hitting, pinching, pulling hair, slapping, kicking, twisting arms, biting or biting back, spatting, swatting, etc.
500.501.5.n.The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following:Shaming, humiliating, frightening, labeling, physically or mentally harming children
500.502.1.Time-out shall not be used for children under two years of age.
600.603.1.f.Staff records may be maintained off site, unless otherwise noted, and shall contain the following:Documented training or continuing education; i.e., orientation, in-service training, and workshop documentation, which shall include title of workshop, presenter, hours of training and date
2019-10-03 Facility Complaint 500.501.5.h - The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following: Inflicting physical pain, hitting, pinching, pulling hair, slapping, kicking, twisting arms, biting or biting back, spatting, swatting, etc.
500.501.5.n - The following activities or threats of such activities are unacceptable as behavior guidance measures and shall not be used for children. These include, but are not limited to the following: Shaming, humiliating, frightening, labeling, physically or mentally harming children
500.502.1 - Time-out shall not be used for children under two years of age.
2019-06-20 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-06-12 Facility Visit 1300.1301.11.Rosters listing the date, the names and the ages/dates of birth of all children being transported as well as the name of the driver and any other staff member on the vehicle shall be maintained. These rosters shall be used to check children on and off the vehicle when they are picked up and dropped off at home, school, etc. and when they arrive at and leave the facility. Transportation rosters shall be kept by the facility and available for review for one year.
1300.1301.13.To insure that children have safely arrived in the appropriate classroom, the transportation roster shall be reviewed by the Director or designee and compared with classroom attendance records. The Director or designee shall sign off on the transportation roster to verify that all children have safely transitioned from the vehicle to the classroom.
2019-01-31 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2019-01-17 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-12-14 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-07-12 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-02-26 Facility Visit No Violations Cited

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