Description: We partner with families, Pocahontas Episcopal Ministries and the community. We encourage educational and developmental growth for children using a warm, loving, creative approach. We enrich the lives of children with multicultural and diverse socio-economic backgrounds by focusing on the individual needs of each child. We strive for excellence using innovative early childhood learning experiences with a focus on health and the outdoors.
Parents in the area formed a planning committee in 2011 and a formal board in 2012 to address the need for childcare and youth programming/ activities in the area. The Linwood Community Daycare opened its doors in August of 2013, and expanded in the spring to include Linwood Learning Adventures for school age children.
At Linwood we focus on unique learning experiences, focusing on health with an emphasis on the great outdoors. Our year round, weekly programs include circle time, small group discussions, arts and crafts, free choice activities, and of course story time. Each week brings new and exciting activities and lessons.
Our rural community of Linwood is at the foot of the largest ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic area. This part of Appalachia is scenic, serene and very rural. Pocahontas County is the 3rd largest county in WV per acre. With 8,700 people we are ranked the 8th smallest county in the state based on population. Linwood is located in the northern most part of this sparsely populated county. Living in this rural area is beautiful but difficult; obstacles include access to fresh fruits and vegetables, playgrounds, schools, childcare, transportation, and other common services and amenities. As our young community members begin families they are forced to leave the area due to the lack of resources for their children in Linwood.
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.
|Corrective Action Plan Start||Corrective Action Plan End||Outcome Code||Issue Completed Date|
|Non Compliance Code: N/A|
|Non Compliance Code: 8.4.f. Prior to receiving the CIB and FBI reports, staff works under direct supervision|
|Non Compliance Code: 10.2.e. During arriving and departing, and short periods|
|Non Compliance Code: 13.4.a.1. One crib or playpen with a firm mattress for each child twelve months and under|
|Non Compliance Code: 16.1. Dietary Guidelines for children beginning at age 2.|
|Non Compliance Code: 20.2.c.2. Child/staff has direct access to emergency exits|
|Non Compliance Code: 20.2.f.3. Center has light for supervision when a child is sleeping|
|Non Compliance Code: 4.1.a.1. Written verification that operator & governing body read regulations.|
|Non Compliance Code: 6.3.a.3.G. Periodic performance evaluations|
|Non Compliance Code: 8.4.d. Completed, signed, and dated Authorization and Release for Protective Service Record Check on file|
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