Tiny Temples Child Care Academy - Merrillville IN Unlicensed Registered Ministry

7601 Whitcomb Street, Merrillville IN 46410
(219) 736-5199
2 Reviews

About the Provider

Description: Mission: To provide consistent, quality child care for parents within the church, community, and other areas of this region. To educate our young with a basic & higher level academic curriculum that would provide children with a solid foundation for elementary education. To spiritually educate our young by teaching & demonstrating God's Word as the basis for success & healthy living. To encourage & motivate our young to strive for excellence in life as they become all that God has planned for them to be.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: RM-99646-A
  • 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
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Sanitation Standards 2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-5.5(b)
Sanitation Standards
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: A provider that cares for more than sixteen (16) children at a facility where the provider operates a child care program shall maintain the same group sizes as specified in the group size requirements; that apply to a child care center under IC 12-17.2-4
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Diapers. The diapering process shall be done on a table, in a clean and sanitary manner. The diaper changing surface shall be sanitized after each use and materials used for skin cleansing shall be discarded after each use into a tightly covered, easily sanitized container. Individuals responsible for diaper changing shall wash their hands after each diaper change 2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-6(d)
Staff did not wash her hands after diapering.
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
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 2018-03-24
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-4(1)
Roof leaking in the cafeteria
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Hand cleaning and drying procedure 2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-128
Book not available in kitchen.Meat being stored in refrigerator next to bread.
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Sanitizers; criteria 2018-03-13
Type of correction needed: 410 IAC 7-24-443
Solution in sink reading at 0.
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Hygiene. A sink used exclusively for handwashing shall be located in the kitchen and supplied with soap and disposable towels from a dispenser. Persons who prepare, handle, and serve food shall thoroughly wash their hands with soap and water and use disposable towels for drying. Handwashing shall be done before starting work and as often as necessary to keep them clean. Persons who prepare and handle food shall wear clean, washable garments (aprons or smocks) and effective hair restraints. All food preparation and eating surfaces shall be sanitized before and after use 2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(g)
Caregiver not wearing clean apron.
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
A provider shall provide for a safe environment by ensuring that no conditions exist in or on the grounds of the facility where a provider operates a child care program that would endanger the health, safety, or welfare of the children, including ensuring that the following items are placed in areas that are inaccessible to children in the providers care: Fire arms, ammunition and other weapons Location __________ Poisons, chemicals, bleach cleaning materials and Medications Location __________. 2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11(a)
Each provider shall have the following items inaccessible to children: Poisons, chemicals, and cleaning materials
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Food Service. The kitchen and any other food preparation area shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, separate from areas used for any other purpose, and shall be so located that it is not used as a throughway to other rooms or areas. The kitchen shall not be used for childrens activities or naps, a dining or recreational area for adults, or as an office 2018-03-12
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.5-5(a)
Kitched schedule not posted
3/12/2018
1970-01-01
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes:-Attendance records of all children in attendance.-Immunization records for each child (includes month, day and year given for each immunization and childs birth date. or A medical exempt statement from a physician OR a religious belief exemption statement from the parent. 2018-03-14
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-3.5-11.1
Each child has age appropriate immunizations including Varicella and Pneumococcal vaccines. Documentation includes: -Attendance records of all children in attendance. Immunization records for each child (includes month, day and year given for each immunization and childs birth date).

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Reviews

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Rachael Dec 19, 2018
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I enjoy the environment, my child's teachers are amazing and in preschool they send home assignments for the children, like homework. My child has been there for one year and my child enjoys attending and learning. Thank you to the staff!

4 out of 10 think this review is helpful
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Concerned Parent Aug 10, 2017
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

There is no curriculum for the children ages 2 and up during the summer they watch TV. High turn over rate for teachers, no stability never know who's taking care of your kids. Unorganized!! Lack of communication with parents.

5 out of 10 think this review is helpful
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