First United Methodist Child Development Center - Salisbury NC Five Star Center License

(704) 636-3121

About the Provider


First United Methodist Church Child Development Center, founded in 1968, is a non-profit organization committed to providing quality, Christian early education and childcare for the residents of Salisbury and surrounding areas.

We endeavor to afford our young learners with a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment that meets the social, intellectual, emotional, and physical needs of each individual child.

By actively forging partnerships with caregivers, we support family goals and cultivate a sense of community that empowers our parents.

We desire each of our graduates to enter kindergarten with an awareness of self-worth and the tools to achieve their full potential.

Additional Information:

Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 8053483
  • Capacity: 39
  • Age Range: 3 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Daytime
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Violations Rule
2024-03-06 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2024-03-06 Violation 1032 10A NCAC 09 .0701(a)
Child care providers and uncompensated providers who are not substitute providers or volunteers, including the director did not have a medical report on file prior to employment that was signed by a health care professional and/ or the medical report was older than 12 months. The administrator began employment on 9/11/23 and the medical report was completed on 1/4/24.
2024-03-06 Violation 1033 .0701(a)
On or before the first day of work, all staff, including the director and individuals who volunteer more than once per week did not provide results indicating that they were free of active TB and/or TB test or screening was older than 12 months. The administrator began employment on 9/11/23 and the TB test was completed on 1/5/24.
2024-03-06 Violation 1827 .0607(b)
The Center did not have a person on staff who completed the EPR in Child Care training within the required timeframe and/or documentation of completion of the training was not on file or in a file designated for emergency preparedness and response plan documents. The administrator has been employed since 9/11/23 and has not completed the EPR training within the first four months. There are no other staff at this facility that have completed the training.
2024-03-06 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. There are two staff that have been hired more than three months ago (9/11/23 & 9/25/23) and not completed the above training.
2023-08-29 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-08-29 Violation 9995
A violation was found for which there is no item number. 15A NCAC 18A .2815 WATER SUPPLY 15A NCAC 18A .2815 WATER SUPPLY (e) Hot water used for cleaning and sanitizing food utensils and laundry shall be provided at a minimum temperature of 120 degrees at the point of use. Water in areas accessible to children shall be tempered between 80 degrees and 110 degrees. For hand wash lavatories used exclusively by school-age children, the 80 degrees minimum temperature requirement shall not apply. Hot water in an area accessible to any child, which is in excess of 120 degrees), shall be considered a burn hazard. The kitchen door was not locked while not in use.
2023-03-16 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-16 Violation 1054 10A NCAC 09 .1106(a)
Documentation of staff's on-going training was not on file and/or was not current. You stated that P. Sturdivant has completed her required number of trainings but the training certificates were not in her file.
2023-03-16 Violation 1232 10A NCAC 09 .0514(f)
Each employee's personnel file did not contain an annual staff evaluation and a staff development plan. The following staff did not have an annual evaluation or development plan in their file: E. McCauley and A. Stockton.
2023-03-16 Violation 1899 .1103(b)
Health and safety training topics were not included as part of on-going training within five years of completing the previous health and safety training topics. D. Lomax last completed Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment, which is one of the health and safety topics, on 6/20/17.
2022-08-31 Unannounced Inspection No
2022-03-30 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-12-01 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-10-05 Announced Inspection No

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