Little People's Day Care - Kinston NC Five Star Center License

(252) 522-3689

About the Provider

Description: We at Little People’s Day Care appreciate the opportunity and the privilege of serving you and your child during their stay at our center. It is our goal to maintain a wholesome atmosphere while they are here. We will strive to have a safe, playful, learning environment with age appropriate material and supplies to meet the needs of after-school children. We will strive at our facility, to have a home-like atmosphere where consideration and love are shown to each individual child. Your child’s health, safety, and well-being are placed at the highest standards of importance. Children are cared for through love, and caring situations at all times as individuals and group settings.

At Little People’s Day Care, Inc. we believe children learn through experiences and role modeling by observations and playing out their desires. It is our intentions to instill in each child character, respect, accomplishments, manners, and well being at all times. Parent participation is always encouraged. You can visit, volunteer, or send items for children at our facility as you would like while your child is at the center. We offer an open door policy for all parents and guardians so that you can experience the learning environment, health and safety of your child and other children at the facility.

Additional Information: Five Star Center License

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 5455055
  • Capacity: 58
  • Age Range: 0 through 12
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: North Carolina Dept of Health and Human Services - Division of Child Development
  • District Office Phone: (919) 662-4499 (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.

Date Type Violations Rule
2024-02-21 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2024-02-21 Violation 104 10A NCAC 09 .0304(b)
Center has not passed required sanitation inspection and received an approved or superior rating. The facilities last sanitation inspection was dated 1/25/2023.
2024-02-21 Violation 125 10A NCAC 09 .0302(d)(4)
Daily records of arrival and departure times for children enrolled at the center were not maintained as children arrive and depart and/or were not made available for review. Daily departure times were not consistently maintained in space 4. Three children did not have departure times documented on 2/20/2024.
2024-02-21 Violation 1052 .1103(a)
Staff required to receive on-going training had not completed the required number of hours according to their education and experience. Staff member, Katlyn Howard did not receive the required number of hours of on-going training according to the education and experience. Ten of the required twenty (20) hours have been completed. The required on-going training was due by 2/17/2024.
2024-02-21 Violation 1811 .0604(u);.0302(d)(8)
Shelter-in-place or lockdown drills were not practiced every three months and/or drill record was incomplete. The required drills were not practiced every three months from the time period of 4/3/2023 through 12/12/2023. A drill was completed on 4/3/2023, 8/17/2023, and 12/12/2023. These drills were completed every 4 months and not every 3 months as required.
2024-02-21 Violation 1897 .1102(g)
The child care administrator and all staff did not complete the Recognizing and Responding to Suspicions of Child Maltreatment training within 90 days of employment. Teacher, Catrice Lewis' date of employment was 5/1/2023. She has not taken the required training that was due within 90 days of 5/1/2023.
2024-02-21 Violation 1898 .1102(a)
Staff did not complete the health and safety training within one year of employment. One staff member, Katlyn Howard, with an employment date of 2/17/2023, has not completed the required health and safety trainings.
2024-02-21 Violation 1899 .1103(b)
Health and safety training topics were not included as part of on-going training within five years of completing the previous health and safety training topics. One staff member, Brandy Reece, completed the previous health and safety trainings on 4/2018. The health and safety training topics were not included as part of on-going training within five years of the previous trainings.
2024-02-21 Violation 1911 .0802(f)
An incident report was not completed and mailed to a Division representative within seven days after the incident when medical treatment was required. An incident that occurred on 12/18/2023, that needed medical attention, was not submitted to the child care consultant with 7 calendar days. The report was provided during the visit.
2023-04-04 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-03-23 Unannounced Inspection No
2023-03-16 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-16 Violation 1756 10A NCAC 09 .2818
Enhanced staff/child ratios and group sizes were not met. The children one year of age, enrolled in space 1, transitioned to the outdoor play area. Due to one child needing a diaper change, one of the teachers stepped inside, leaving one (1) teacher on the playground with eight (8) children. The staff/child ratio for space 1 is 1/6.The children two years of age, enrolled in space 2, were finishing breakfast. One teacher stepped out of the classroom to speak to the assistant director, leaving one teacher with sixteen (16) children. The staff/child ratio for space 2 is 1/10.
2023-03-07 Unannounced Inspection Yes
2023-03-07 Violation 106 10A NCAC 09 .0304(a)
Operator has not scheduled and obtained a fire inspection within 12 months of the previous inspection. Operator did not submit the original approved report to DCDEE within one week of the inspection visit on a form provided by the Division. A fire inspection has not been completed within 12 months of the previous fire inspection dated February 2, 2022.

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