Child's First Inc - Janesville WI Licensed Group Child Care

612 N Randall Ave , JANESVILLE WI 53545
(608) 752-0743

About the Provider

Description: Integrated child care and preschool services for children aged six weeks to six years. LSS Child Care services are inclusive and welcome children with special needs. A typical day for our toddler and pre-school children includes the following:

Outdoor activities
Free choice of age-appropriate activities
Nutritious breakfast and snack; parents provide lunch
Creative curriculum
Small and large group activities:
Circle time feltboard activities, finger plays, stories, calendar and singing activities
Early literacy – reading and writing activities
Math readiness activities
Music and movement
Sensory experiences
Arts and crafts

Additional Information: Initial License Date: 3/1/2004. Open Jan - Dec. 4 stars.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 2003226
  • Capacity: 75
  • Age Range: 6 Week(s) - 12 Year(s)
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations Council On Accreditation (COA)
  • YoungStar Rating: 3
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Wisconsin Dept of Children and Families (DCF)- Child Care Regulation and Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 608-266-9314 (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.

Violation Date Rule Number Rule Summary
2021-07-12 Licensing Warning Letter
2021-06-24 251.055(1)(f) Child Tracking Procedure
Description: The center did not adhere to a procedure to ensure that the number, names, and whereabouts of children in care were known to assigned child care workers at all times when a teacher failed to perform face-to-name checks during a transition to the outdoor playground and as a result, a four-year-old child was left in a bathroom unattended for less than ten minutes.
2019-05-16 Licensing Warning Letter
2019-04-30 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children
Description: On April 25, 2019, a 1-year-old child was not closely supervised, when the child walked out of the gym through the gym door without the teacher's noticing. The child was found in the hallway approximately two minutes later by a parent. This incident was self-reported by the center.
2019-01-17 251.05(3)(c) Close Supervision Of Children
Description: According to staff interviews, a 3-year-old child was not closely supervised by a child care worker within sight and sound, when the 3-year-old child left the classroom without the teacher noticing for approximately 1 minute. This incident was self-reported by the center.
2018-11-05 251.06(9)(d)1.b. Food Storage - Refrigeration Units
Description: The fridge unit in the infant and 2's classroom was not maintained at 40 degrees or lower.
2018-11-05 251.07(4)(e) Naps Or Rest Periods - Bedding Maintenance, Storage, Cleanliness
Description: In the 3's classroom, cots were not stored in a sanitary manner.
2017-11-28 251.07(6)(f)6. Current Authorizations For Medications On Premises
Description: One medication intended for the use by a child was stored at the center without a current medication administration authorization.
2017-06-13 251.05(1)(c) Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
Description: Staff person A did not have documentation on file of a current certificate of completion of cardiopulmonary resuscitation and automated external defibrillator training.
2017-06-13 251.07(4)(c) Naps Or Rest Periods - Sleeping Surfaces, Placement
Description: Cribs in the infant room were not placed two feet apart or end to end with a solid barrier when a crib was placed end to side.
2017-06-13 251.06(11)(b)6. Outdoor Play Space - Potential Source Of Harm
Description: The outdoor play space was not free from hazards. A 4-year-old girl received a gash on her leg requiring several stitches after she fell off the picnic table and was cut on a screw that was sticking out on May 31, 2017.
2017-06-13 251.06(8)(g) Safe Sleep Surface - Child Under 12 Months Of Age
Description: Contrary to 16 CFR 1219 or 1220 a crib used for evacuation purposes in the infant room was manufactured prior to 6/28/2011 and the center does not have a certificate on file from the manufacturer documenting compliance with CPSC standards.
2017-06-13 251.07(2)(d) Time-Out - Use With Children Under Age 3
Description: According to staff interviews, the center uses timeouts for children under the age of 3.
2017-04-21 251.07(1)(a)1. Program Of Activities - Promotes Self Esteem
Description: Activities that promote self esteem were not provided when a child was given a bath in the classroom sink in front of other children.
2017-02-27 251.05(1)(f)3. Child Care Teacher - Entry-Level Experience
Description: Staff G did not have entry level experience to be working as a lead teacher in the classroom.

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