Gates County Head Start - Gates NC Five Star Center License

448 NC HWY 37 N , GATES NC 27937
(252) 482-4495

About the Provider

Description: GATES COUNTY HEAD START is a Five Star Center License in GATES NC, with a maximum capacity of 20 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 3 through 6. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 37000060
  • Capacity: 20
  • Age Range: 3 through 6
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • 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
2023-03-14 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-03-08 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-08 Violation 716 .0605(j)
All stationary equipment, more than 18 inches high, was not installed over protective surfacing. There was grass growing under the stationary climbing structures on the playground.
2023-03-08 Violation 1756 10A NCAC 09 .2818
Enhanced staff/child ratios and group sizes were not met. A staff member was left alone with 15 children in care. The youngest child was 3 years of age. The staff/child ratio for this group would be 1:9.
2022-12-08 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-12-08 Violation 840 .2820(b)
All corrosive agents, pesticides, bleaches, detergents, cleansers, polishes, any product which is under pressure in an aerosol dispenser, and any substance which may be hazardous to a child if ingested, inhaled, or handled were not stored in a locked room or cabinet. The black storage cabinet was not locked and contained Febreze aerosol air freshener and Clorox disinfectant wipes.
2022-04-11 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2022-04-11 Violation 847 10A NCAC 09 .0803(4)(6-9)
Parent's medication authorization did not include required information. Two medication authorization forms for an Epi-pen and an Albuterol Inhaler were originally signed on 8/19/2021 and were not re-authorized by 2/19/2022.
2022-04-11 Violation 716 .0605(j)
All stationary equipment, more than 18 inches high, was not installed over protective surfacing. There was an ample amount of sand surfacing in the fall zones of the complex climber, dinosaur climber, tunnel tubes, spring rockers; however, grass and weeds were present throughout the playground.
2022-04-11 Violation 721 G.S. 110-91(6); .0601(b)
All equipment and furnishings were not in good repair. The covering on the handle of the green frog spring rocker was missing. There was a screw at the end of the metal handle that created a hook-like effect which could entangle a child’s clothing.
2021-09-15 Unannounced Inspection No
2020-03-13 Unannounced Inspection No
2020-01-27 Unannounced Inspection No
2019-10-04 Announced Inspection No

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