KidsCo., Inc. at Damascus Elementary School - Damascus MD Licensed Child Care Center

10201 Bethesda Church Road , Damascus MD 20872
(301) 482-1330

About the Provider

Description: Our mission at KidsCo, Inc. is to provide a safe and comfortable place where all children are allowed to explore their creativity and make choices. It is a place where the children, as well as their parents, have a relationship with the KidsCo team members, and feel a sense of family and community. Above all, our primary goal is to create a program that fits the needs and desires of the children who participate in the KidsCo program!

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 151202
  • Capacity: 40
  • Age Range: 5 years to 15 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Damascus Elementary
  • District Office: Region 5 - Montgomery County
  • District Office Phone: (240) 314-1400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Regulations Status
2023-05-25 Full 13A.16.06.05C(1) Corrected
Findings: From 2021-2022, the director of the facility only had 11 hours of continued training. Provider to use one hour from training of current year to make up for this, and complete an additional hour of training for the current year.
2023-05-25 Full 13A.16.09.01C(6) Corrected
Findings: At the time of inspection, LS observed a screen time policy that did not address the use of passive or interactive technology. Center is to revise the policy and send a new copy to LS.
2022-12-02 Other
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2022-04-21 Mandatory Review 13A.16.06.10C(1) Corrected
Findings: Licensing Specialist only observed 6.5 hours of training for a teacher at the time of the inspection.
2021-05-05 Full 13A.16.03.02A Corrected
Findings: Specialist was unable to review Health Information for several children in care. Facility Director stated that this information is kept with the Licensing Coordinator. Facility is reminded that this information needs to be maintained and accessible at the facility. Specialist was also unable to review immunization records for one child at the time of the inspection. Facility is asked to obtain this information and submit a letter of corrections.
2021-05-05 Full 13A.16.03.03D Corrected
Findings: Specialist was unable to review a parent agreement for any children in care at the time of the inspection. Facility Director stated that this information is kept with the Licensing Coordinator. Facility is reminded that proof of an agreement needs to be kept at the facility at all times.
2021-05-05 Full 13A.16.03.04C Corrected
Findings: Specialist was unable to review Emergency Forms that displayed the child's physician or source of health care. Facility Director stated that they are unaware if this information is obtained when the parents fill out the electronic form. Facility is asked to obtain this information and/or submit proof of this information being obtained and submit a letter of corrections.
2021-05-05 Full 13A.16.05.12D Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed cinder blocks, broken garden tools, drain pipes, wood slabs, bricks, a metal wagon, and a metal gate in the rear left corner of the playground near the green house. Facility director stated that the school has been attempting to fix the green house for almost three years. Facility is asked to have these items removed or made inaccessible to children.
2021-01-27 Mandatory Review
Findings: No Noncompliances Found
2019-05-28 Full 13A.16.03.04I(3) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of allergy action plan for one child. Facility shall obtain allergy action plan and submit letter of corrections.
2019-05-28 Full 13A.16.06.05B(5) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of 3-Hour Regulation Training taken by the Director. Director shall contact the Office of Child Care to register. Submit training certificate upon completion.
2019-05-28 Full 13A.16.06.12A(4) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of professional development plan for last year for the Aide. Corrected at the time of the inspection.
2019-05-28 Full 13A.16.06.05C(1) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of core of knowledge training for last year for the director. Facility shall submit a letter of corrections.
2019-05-28 Full 13A.16.06.10C(1) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of core of knowledge training for last year for the School Age Teacher. Facility shall submit letter of corrections.
2019-05-28 Full 13A.16.10.01A(3)(c) Corrected
Findings: Specialist observed no evidence of emergency and disaster drills practiced twice per year as required. Emergency and disaster drills were practiced once per year. Facility shall submit letter of corrections.

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