Ncc Head Start, Inc. Bear Center - Bear DE Licensed Child Care Center

(302) 832-2212

About the Provider

Description: New Castle County Head Start, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization devoted to promoting the school readiness of preschool children, ages 3 to 5, from low-income families in New Castle County, Delaware. The agency provides excellence in early childhood education and supportive services to help families achieve self-sufficiency. Head Start embraces diversity and welcomes children and families of all backgrounds and abilities including those with special needs.

Since 1977, New Castle County Head Start, Inc. has offered comprehensive services to eligible children and families at no cost. The program is funded through grants from the Federal Department of Health and Human Services and the Delaware Department of Education.

Additional Information: Initial Licensed Date: 10/21/91; Financial Arrangements: Purchase of Care, Child Care Food Program; Special Conditions: Regulated Services:; Stars Rating: Four Stars; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2014: 2 facility injuries and no facility deaths reported.;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 76
  • Age Range: 3 years through 5 years.
  • State Rating: 5
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Initial License Issue Date: Oct 21, 1991
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor:

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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 Regulation Code Status
2019-01-07 Non Compliance 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Staff files must be complete. An annual review of child abuse and is needed for one staff.
2018-01-03 Non Compliance 60N - Administration of medication Corrected
Corrective Action: Parent permission for medication needs to be signed for one child.
2018-01-03 Non Compliance 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Staff files need to be complete. Adult abuse regestry check is needed for one staff. Service letters are needed for two staff. If service letters cannot be obtained, please get a total of 4 references.
2018-01-03 Non Compliance 33N - Annual professional development plan Corrected
Corrective Action: Professional development plans are needed for 13 staff.
2018-01-03 Non Compliance 19N - Child files Corrected
Corrective Action: Child files need to be complete.
2018-01-03 Non Compliance 36N - General safety practices Corrected
Corrective Action: Room #3 needs a covered trash can.

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