Happy Days of Merrillville South - Merrillville IN Licensed Center

86 East 70th Avenue, Merrillville IN 46410
(219) 769-6005

About the Provider

Description: Happy Days of Merrillville South is a Licensed Center in Merrillville IN, with a maximum capacity of 82 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of Toddler; Two-Twelve. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: PTQ 1; PTQ 1; PTQ 1; PTQ 1;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 82
  • Age Range: Toddler; Two-Twelve
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • 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

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Poisons, chemicals, and hazardous items 2018-11-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-100
Multiple sunscreens and Rit fabric Dye that states Keep out of reach of children in an unlocked cabinet.
Bathrooms 2018-12-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
Sink and toilet in the bathroom not sealed to the wall/floor. Ventilation in bathroom not working.
Bathrooms 2017-12-22
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
sink not sealed in front classroom
Educational equipment and materials 2018-01-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-63
Fence broken and in need of repair or replacing. Metal spikes on barrier a tripping hazard.
Childrens admission records 2018-01-15
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-36
One child missing address of doctor/dentistTwo children missing information on child's developmentOne child missing up to date immunizationsone child missing date of admission
Staff, substitutes, and volunteer records 2017-12-06
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-41
Two staff members missing annual evaluation. one staff member missing up to date child and abuse training .
Kitchen and food preparation areas 2016-11-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116
All food not labeled with date opened. Lunch meat open but not sealed. All meat not being stored on lower shelf.
Building maintenance 2016-12-01
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99
Toliet caps missing on toliets. Cieling tiles in need of repair or replacing.
Child/staff ratios and supervision 2019-03-18
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-48
Supervision: One child 10 years of age left child care facility without caregiver knowledge through a door in the classroom.
Type of correction needed: supervision not maintained when child left facility alone

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Providers in ZIP Code 46410