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Information for Joyful Hearts D.B.A., a Licensed Center in Hammond IN:

Name: Joyful Hearts D.B.A.
Address: 6745 Calumet Ave, Hammond IN 46320
Contact Phone: (219) 932-6008
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Joyful Hearts D.B.A.

Joyful Heart's Daycare Center, will emphasis on the child's total development through a caring approach, emcompassing both intellectual as well as social well being of the child. We will provide a climate where children can be loved and nurtured, which will motivate children to be curious, active and encouraged toward self-discipline, self- actualization through structured play and learning areas. Children will be exposed to learning centers such as art, math, science, reading, and dramatic play. They will play, sing, role play, develop verbal language, and participate in many science and arts projects. As their experiences and skills increase, they will become more cofident and take pride and what they do. All of this surely has an immeasurable impact on the person they are becoming. Our hope is that as these children grow up, their experiences will help them develop a positive self- esteem, socialization skills, and acdemic skills.

Capacity: 53
Age Range: Toddler: 10; Two - Twelve: 43
Rate Range: $177-$104
Achievement and/or Accreditations: NAEYC
Days of Operation: Monday-Friday
Normal Open Hours: 6am to Midnight
Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
Languages Supported: English, Spanish
Type of Care: After School, Before School, Before and After School, Daytime, Drop-in Care, Full-Time, Kindergarten, Part-Time
Transportation: Field Trips, To/From School
Schools Served: Hammond, Munster
Additional Information:

Free transportaion to the first 15 Children enrolled for before and after school. Fundraisers will be done for field trips so please help the children so you want pay nothing out of pocket for field trips.

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.)
Inspection/Report History:

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Inspection Type/Date Type of correction needed Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
470 IAC 3-4.7-113(p)
No ventilation in toddler room.
The center shall control toilet and bathroom odors by ventilation and sanitation. If a screened window is not present, there shall be mechanical exhaust vents. Existing centers shall have ventilation added if sanitation measures fail to control odors 2017-05-24
470 IAC 3-4.7-19(b)(7)
procedure not posted
The center shall post the following items: Dish washing procedures, where this occurs 2017-05-24
470 IAC 3-4.7-99(c)
door between two room in roddler room needs to be removed prior to opening.
The administrator or director is responsible for maintaining all interior and exterior surfaces, including walls, floors, ceilings, equipment, toys, furnishings, and cribs, in a safe condition, free of sharp points or jagged edges, splinters, protruding nails or wires, loose parts, rusty parts, or materials containing poisonous substances 2017-05-24
470 IAC 3-4.7-113(i)
No soap or paper towel avaiable at sink in toddler room
Mild soap shall be available, dispensed in a sanitary manner, and within reach of the children at each sink 2017-05-24
470 IAC 3-4.7-68
no playground designated for toddlers
Playground design 2017-05-24
470 IAC 3-4.5-3(b)
Procedures not posted.
Plumbing and Sewage Disposal 2017-04-05
470 IAC 3-4.5-4
To dark in back toddler room.
Buildings, Grounds, Equipment, Furnishings, Materials and Supplies 2017-04-05
470 IAC 3-4.5-5(f)
No handwashing sink in kitchen
Storage 2017-04-05
470 IAC 3-4.5-5(e)
Ceilings not smooth and sanitizable.
Dishwashing 2017-04-05
470 IAC 3-4.5-5(c)
Washer and dryer located in kitchen.
Refrigerators and Freezers 2017-04-05

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