Kids Cove - Indianapolis IN Licensed Home

2903 Merts Dr, Indianapolis IN 46237
(317) 909-6317

About the Provider

Description: Kids Cove is a Licensed Home in Indianapolis IN, with a maximum capacity of 10 children. The home-based daycare service helps with children in the age range of Infant-Thirteen. The provider does not participate in a subsidized child care program.

Additional Information: PTQ 1; PTQ 1;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 10
  • Age Range: Infant-Thirteen
  • 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

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
Caregiver shall store implements and tools, including, but not limited to: power tools 2017-06-06
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-48(d)(1)
lawn mower, shovel and pick axe accessible in yard
The licensee shall ensure that no conditions exist in the home or on the grounds where child care services are provided that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children 2017-06-06
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-45(a)
no lock on shed door
When a fireplace serves as the primary source of heat, licensee shall provide glass doors, noncombustible hearth, grates, and proper fireplace tools for each fireplace in use while children are present. Child care providers shall ensure proper positioning of glass doors. If a fireplace is used at any time, it shall have a noncombustible hearth, screening, and grate. Licensee shall have the chimney flue inspected annually and cleaned if recommended. Licensee shall retain a written record of the inspections and cleanings for each fireplace used while children are present 2017-06-07
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-46(j)
fireplace is used but there is no proof of inspection
Annual vaccination records for animals subject to rabies. 2017-06-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-32(a)(12)
no proof of rabies for dog
The caregiver shall keep the phone numbers of the ambulance, police, fire department, poison control center, and nearest hospital by the telephone 2017-06-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-44(e)
emergency numbers not posted
The child care home must keep a Red Cross First Aid Manual or its equivalent in the child care home 2017-06-06
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-44(a)
no first aid book
A child care home shall maintain a written policy specifying the following: That the: use of: tobacco 2017-06-05
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-5-3.5(b)(1)(a)(1)
no 'no smoking' policy posted
The licensee shall identify the location and operation of the gas, electric, and water shut-offs and keep accessible the gas, electric, and water shut-offs in case of emergency. 2017-06-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-46(q)
electric shut off not identified
Licensee shall provide a two and one-half (2) pound or greater ABC multiple purpose fire extinguisher which shall be located on each floor of the building in which child care services are provided, including an additional extinguisher located in the kitchen area of the child care home 2017-06-05
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-46(m)
fire extinguishers are only B, C
Caregiver shall keep poisonous or hazardous materials that would harm children, including, but not limited to: cleaning supplies 2017-06-06
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-1.1-48(c)(1)
hazards accessible in yard and closet

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