Grainger-hill Head Start - Kinston NC Five Star Center License

309 SUMMIT AVE , KINSTON NC 28501
(252) 523-7770

About the Provider

Description: GRAINGER-HILL HEAD START is a Five Star Center License in KINSTON NC, with a maximum capacity of 117 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 1 through 5. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 54000204
  • Capacity: 117
  • Age Range: 1 through 5
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • 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 No
2023-08-08 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-08-08 Violation 1045 .1101(a)
New staff, who had contact with children, did not receive at least 16 hrs. orientation within first 6 weeks. Three new staff members did not receive at least 16 hours of orientation within the first 6 weeks of employment.
2023-02-15 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-02-15 Violation 125 10A NCAC 09 .0302(d)(4)
Daily records of arrival and departure times for children enrolled at the center were not maintained as children arrive and depart and/or were not made available for review. Arrival and departure times were not consistently maintained. Space M-2 and M-3, had missing arrival and departure times for February 12, 2023, and February 13, 2023.
2023-02-15 Violation 807 10A NCAC 09 .0601(a)
A safe indoor and outdoor environment was not provided for the children. The fence enclosing the toddler playground was lifting at the bottom and had sharp protrusions accessible to children. The underpinning on the storage building, located on the playground, was cracked and had sharp protrusions accessible to children. A section of the landscape border was split, causing a pinching hazard to children.
2022-08-16 Unannounced Inspection No
2021-08-19 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2021-08-19 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. Electrical outlets, located on a power strip in space 1, did not have safety covers when not being utilized.
2021-08-19 Violation 125 10A NCAC 09 .0302(d)(4)
Daily records of arrival and departure times for children enrolled at the center were not maintained as children arrive and depart and/or were not made available for review. The departure times were not consistently maintained for children enrolled in space 1.
2020-01-07 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2020-01-07 Violation 1067 .1101(a)(b)
Each new employee did not complete, within the first two weeks of employment, six clock hours of training in required topic areas. Three staff members did not have documentation on file to verify completion of the six clock hours of training in the required topic areas.
2020-01-07 Violation 812 10A NCAC 09 .0604(c)
Electrical outlets and power strips, not in use, which were located in space used by children did not have safety outlets or were not covered with safety plugs unless located behind furniture or equipment that cannot be moved by a child. . In Space 1, located in the Modular Unit, an outlet was missing on a power strip located near the teacher's desk.
2020-01-07 Violation 1045 .1101(a)
New staff, who had contact with children, did not receive at least 16 hrs. orientation within first 6 weeks. Three staff members did not have documentation on file to verify completion of the 16 hours of staff orientation.

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