Geminus Head Start Ridgewood - Hobart IN Licensed Center

7783 E Ridge Rd , Hobart IN 46342
(219) 795-8661
1 Review

About the Provider


Geminus Head Start is the Northwest Indiana leader in early childhood education, making a positive impact on families, children and staff through creative partnerships that inspire personal growth, foster empowerment and provide quality comprehensive services for all.

Additional Information:

Paths to Quality Level 3;

PTQ 3; PTQ 3; PTQ 4; PTQ 4;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 48
  • Age Range: Three-Six
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • PTQ Level: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Daytime
  • Current License Issue Date: Jul 01, 2020
  • 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

Where possible, ChildcareCenter provides inspection reports as a service to families. This information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. We encourage families to contact the daycare provider directly with any questions or concerns, as the provider may have already addressed some or all issues. Reports can also be verified with your local daycare licensing office.

Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Posted items 2021-03-29
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-19
Both classrooms were missing the child/staff ratio posting.
Childrens admission records 2020-03-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-36
One child missing up to date immunzations
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2020-03-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
Room 128:C.D. player cord hanging and a hazard
Staff, substitutes, and volunteer records 2020-03-09
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-41
One caregiver missing evidence of health and safety modules and annual evaluation
Bathrooms 2020-03-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
Sinks not sealed in room 128
Water Supply and Plumbing 2020-03-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-114
Water temperature in room 128 reading 123 degrees and should be between 100-120 degres
Medication 2018-12-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-88
Albuterol, epi pen, and Benadryl being stored in reach of children in an unlocked bag.
If toothbrushes and toothpaste are used, the following applies: The center shall store them in an area inaccessible to children 2018-12-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-93(c)(1)
Toothbrushes being strored in reach of children
Bathrooms 2018-12-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
Sink not sealed to wall
Childrens admission records 2018-12-19
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-36
One child missing evidence of doctor/dentist informationOne child missing evidence of Up to date immunizationsOne child missing evidence of dentist information

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Past student mother Mar 22, 2022
I have used this provider for less than 6 months

My daughter didn’t attend for a long period, but when we needed records transferred I got an attitude by staff and said they faxed them the same day they were requested, it never happened, I’ve called at least three times and her school has called multiple times as well. My daughter has an IEP that you guys are WITHHOLDING and I cannot get in contact with anybody nor a call back. I will be calling the board and seeing how she has an IEP what can be done because this is ridiculous. My daughter has autism and this is her LAST year of preschool that your staff is stopping her from attending because making sure a faxx is sent is obviously too difficult.

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