Saint Joseph Preschool - South Bend IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

711 East Colfax Avenue , South Bend IN 46617
(574) 234-3318

About the Provider

Description: Saint Joseph Parish is committed to providing high quality preschool programming that advances our mission of Catholic education in the heart of South Bend. Saint Joseph Preschool is a developmentally appropriate early childhood center focusing on creating the excellence in education with which Saint Joseph is synonymous. Opened in the fall of 2013, the preschool provides full and half day options for children aged three to five years. Our new facilities are located in Saint Joseph's Ackles Parish Life Center at 711 East Colfax Avenue in South Bend. Our belief is in creating a loving, caring, faith-based environment where spirituality and education are our first priorities. Through Christ, we model this in our relationships with the children, their families, and each other. By using HighScope curriculum we provide for our children a developmentally appropriate environment that supports the individuality of each child.

Additional Information: PTQ Level 2;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: RM-100516-A
  • PTQ Level: 4
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Issue Date: Jan 01, 2021
  • 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
Refrigerator and Freezers. Enough conveniently located refrigeration facilities shall be provided to assure the maintenance of potentially hazardous food at required temperatures during storage. Refrigerators and freezers shall be in good condition, clean, and shall maintain the proper temperatures. Each compartment of the refrigerator and freezer shall be provided with an accurate thermometer, in good position for daily monitoring
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(c)
No thermometer in upstairs refrigerator.
Storing refuse, recyclables, and returnables
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-389
There was a trash can in one of the classrooms that contained food waste without a lid on the container.
All interior surfaces, equipment, materials, furnishings, and objects with which children will come in contact shall be well maintained, in a clean and sanitary condition, and of nontoxic durable construction
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
The playground safety surface was a little low under the climbing structure.
Storing refuse, recyclables, and returnables 2019-05-20
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-389
There was food waste in trash cans without lids in 2 of the classrooms.
All restrooms shall be equipped with flush toilets and handwashing sinks and shall be ventilated to the outside. An adequate supply of water, under pressure, shall be provided at all handwashing sinks, as well as soap and disposable paper towels in dispensers. Toilet paper in dispensers shall be located at each toilet 2019-05-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(2)
The upstairs bathroom sink needs resealed to the wall.
immersion for at least one (1) minute in clean water which is at a temperature of at least 75 F. and which contains an approved sanitizing agent at an effective concentration. Cleaned and sanitized equipment and utensils shall always be air dried, never towel dried. An alternative to dishwashing is the use of sturdy, all disposable, single-service articles and utensils. Reuse of single-service articles and utensils is prohibited. All permanent ware infant feeding bottles and reusable nipples provided by the facility shall be washed and sanitized by the facility after each use as follows: Prewash in hot detergent water in a nonhandwashing sink; scrub bottles and nipples inside and out with bottle and nipple brush; squeeze water through nipple hole during washing; and rinse well with clean, hot water. Boil in clear water bottles for five (5) minutes; nipples and caps, collars, and tongs for three (3) minutes; and air dry. Store each item separately in clean, covered, labeled container 2019-05-20
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(e)(2)
There were several sippy cups in the upstairs refrigerator that weren't labeled.
CCDF Inspection
Type of correction needed: No Non-Compliance

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