Little Blessings Preschool And Childcare Inc - Van Buren AR Child Care Center

3124 ALMA BLVD., VAN BUREN AR 72956
(479) 474-9669

About the Provider

Description: Parents want more than just daycare for their children. They want their kids to have a head start in developing skills needed to succeed in school. Little Blessings Preschool & Child Care Center understands this desire and offers quality child care and preschool learning programs.

We use a curriculum that is both instructive and fosters a love for learning. Also, our certified teachers are highly qualified, experienced, nurturing and patient. We guarantee an enriching experience for your child.

Additional Information: 1 Stars Better Beginnings;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 108
  • License Number: 8557
  • Age Range: Infant/Toddler; Preschool; School Age;
  • Rate Range Toddler 18 to 36 Months $18.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Toddler 18 to 36 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    Toddler 30 to 36 Months $18.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $17.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $7.00 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    Preschool 30 to 72 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $16.00 per day (5 to 10 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $8.50 per day (Less Than 3 Hours)
    School Age 60 to 156 Months $9.00 per day (3 to 5 Hours)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Preschool , School Age, Infant / Toddler
  • District Office: 616 Garrison Ave, Fort Smith AR-72901
  • District Office Phone: (479) 782-4555 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Amy Pettigrew (Amy.Pettigrew@dhs.arkansas.gov)

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Inspection/Report History

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Visit/Complaint Date Type Details
2018-11-09 Facility Visit 1000.1001.2.All equipment shall be sturdy, clean and safe.
600.604.1.h.The child care facility shall maintain a record for each child in care which shall be on site. Records for children no longer enrolled may be maintained off site. Childrens records shall contain the following information:An authorized record of up-to-date immunizations or documentation of a religious, medical or philosophical exemption from the Arkansas Department of Health (Updated immunization schedules will be provided as changes are received from the Arkansas Department of Health.)
2018-10-12 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-07-25 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-07-18 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2018-07-11 Facility Visit 1200.1203.2.a.Adult supervision of the children shall be provided at all times, with grouping based on the following staff/child ratio: (Unless children are participating in an authorized swimming instruction program.) Kindergarten & up 1:8
900.909.3.a.Use zone protective surfacing depths shall be as follows: Minimum compressed loose-fill protective surfacing depths Inches, Loose-Fill Material, Protects to Fall Height of:6 inches - Shredded/recycled rubber - Protects to Fall Height of 10 feet *Shredded/recycled rubber loose-fill protective surfacing does not compress in the same manner as other loose-fill materials. However, it is recommended that care be taken to maintain a constant depth as displacement may still occur.
2018-07-10 Facility Complaint 1200.1203.2.b - Adult supervision of the children shall be provided at all times, with grouping based on the following staff/child ratio: (Unless children are participating in an authorized swimming instruction program.) 5 years 1:5
2018-04-19 Facility Visit 300.301.8.At no time shall children be left unsupervised or unattended. The child care center shall provide additional staff for any temporary absence of primary child caring staff for activities such as breaks, meal preparation, transportation, etc.
2018-04-04 Facility Visit 1200.1201.6.a.Fire and tornado drills shall be practiced as follows:Monthly
2017-12-07 Facility Visit No Violations Cited
2017-11-29 Facility Visit 1300.1301.14.*1.Any vehicles designed or used to transport more than seven (7) passengers and one (1) driver must have approved child safety alarm devices installed. These devices must be properly maintained in working order at all times. Vehicles in service at licensed facilities prior to July 1, 2005, shall have the alarm installed by a qualified technician or mechanic no later than December 31, 2005. On or after July 1, 2005, all vehicles at newly licensed facilities and newly acquired vehicles at existing facilities shall have a child safety alarm installed before placing the vehicle in service. The Child Care Licensing Unit shall maintain a list of approved alarm systems. Clarification * The alarm system shall be installed so that the driver must walk to the very back of the vehicle to reach the switch that deactivates the alarm. Alarm switches installed in locations that do not require the driver to walk to the back of the vehicle and view all seating areas will not be acceptable. * The alarm system may be installed by any certified technician or mechanic employed by a recognized electronics or automotive business in accordance with the devices manufacturers recommendations. * The time delay from activation of the alarm until the alarm sounds shall be no longer than one minute. Any of the following three options are acceptable to meet the intent of Act 1979 when children are being delivered at the facility. Other options must be approved by the Licensing Unit.Unload all of the children, walk through the vehicle to ensure that no children remain on board and deactivate the alarm. (This option will only work if you are able to unload all children in less than one minute.)

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