Leake & Watts Services - Yonkers NY Day Care Center

463 Hawthorne Avenue, Yonkers NY 10705
(914) 375-8820

About the Provider

Description: Leake & Watts is dedicated to supporting children, adults and families. Working together, we create strong foundations for success.

Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer medications;Initial License Date: 11/10/1997;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 118
  • License Number: 43597
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 118;Infants: 0;Toddlers: 12;Preschool: 106;School age: 0;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Yonkers School District
  • District Office: Westchester Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (845) 708-2400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Date Regulation Status
2019-11-21 418-1.8(a) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Children cannot be left without competent supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a teacher's range of vision and that the teacher be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
2019-10-18 418-1.11(b)(1)(ii) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Staff and volunteers must each submit a medical statement on forms furnished by the Office or an approved equivalent from a health care provider: before such person has any involvement in child care work.
2019-08-07 418-1.5(a) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Suitable precautions must be taken to eliminate all conditions in areas accessible to children which pose a safety or health hazard.
2019-08-07 418-1.5(g)(4) Not Corrected
Brief Description: The program shall develop and implement a method to keep track of the location and maintain safety for all children during swimming and other off-site activities. The program shall establish and follow a written plan which details the system of supervising and checking swimmers. This includes a plan for children who are non-swimmers. In addition, a plan for a lost swimmer must be established.
2019-08-07 418-1.8(a) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Children cannot be left without competent supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a teacher's range of vision and that the teacher be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
2019-08-07 418-1.9(a) Corrected
Brief Description: The program must establish and follow a written plan for behavior management that is acceptable to the office. This plan must include how the staff will approach challenging behaviors, help children solve problems and encourage acceptable behaviors.
2019-08-07 418-1.9(j) Corrected
Brief Description: Corporal punishment is prohibited. For the purposes of this Subpart, the term corporal punishment means punishment inflicted directly on the body including, but not limited to, physical restraint, spanking, biting, shaking, slapping, twisting or squeezing; demanding excessive physical exercise, prolonged lack of movement or motion, or strenuous or bizarre postures; and compelling a child to eat or have in the child's mouth soap, foods, hot spices or irritants or the like.
2019-08-07 418-1.10(c) Corrected
Brief Description: In accordance with the provisions of Sections 413 and 415 of the Social Services Law, child day care center staff must report any suspected incidents of child abuse or maltreatment concerning a child receiving child day care to the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment, or cause such a report to be made, when such staff have reasonable cause to suspect that a child coming before them in their capacity as child day care center workers is an abused or maltreated child. This must be done in the following manner:
2019-08-07 418-1.15(b)(12)(i) Corrected
Brief Description: Immediately upon learning of a change that affects those portions of the building and property in which the program is operating or which are used for the children's egress in the case of emergency;
2019-08-07 418-1.15(b)(15) Corrected
Brief Description: Parents must be given the opportunity to discuss issues related to their children and the care of their children with the director, group teacher or assistant teacher. Such opportunities must occur at the time of enrollment and as frequently as needed thereafter, but at least annually.

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