Mitchell Head Start Center - Mitchell IN Licensed Center

1240 Orchard Street, Mitchell IN 47446
(812) 849-4448

About the Provider

Description: Hoosier Uplands has been providing Head Start services since the program's inception in 1965.  Head Start is a family centered child development program designed to provide a safe, healthy environment for those who attend. Head Start provides children with activities that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally and physically. The Head Start staff recognize that parents are the first and most important teachers of their children. Head Start staff welcome parental involvement in Head Start activities and will work with parents as partners in their child's educational activities. Head Start serves nutritious meals and provides medical, dental, vision, speech and hearing screenings for each child enrolled.  Transportation is also available to most of the children enrolled in the Head Start Program. The Hoosier Uplands Head Start Program is funded to serve a total of 270 children in the four county service area of Lawrence, Martin, Orange and Washington Counties of Indiana. 

Additional Information: Head Start Center; PTQ Level 3;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 60
  • License Number: 14185
  • Age Range: Three-Five
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Indiana Family and Social Services Administration - Bureau of Child Care
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-511-1144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Medication shall be kept in the original container 2015-12-16
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-88(g)
Medications for 3 children expired.
The administrator or director is responsible for maintaining all interior and exterior surfaces, including walls, floors, ceilings, equipment, toys, furnishings, and cribs, in a safe condition, free of sharp points or jagged edges, splinters, protruding nails or wires, loose parts, rusty parts, or materials containing poisonous substances 2014-11-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-99(c)
downspouts on playground have sharp edges.
The center shall cover electrical outlets or otherwise make them shockproof in all areas accessible by children 2014-11-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-101(b)
outlets on playground missing outlet inserts
The center shall place an accurate, easily readable thermometer in each compartment of the refrigerator and freezer in position for daily monitoring 2014-11-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116(s)
Thermometer in freezer registering 8 degrees.

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