Under The Apple Tree - Elma NY School-Age Child Care

1230 Bowen Rd., Elma NY 14059
(716) 652-0776

About the Provider

Description: Under the Apple Tree is a ministry of Faith Lutheran Church that fosters the development of children and their families through a warm, Christian, caring ministry. Our purpose is to provide quality care in a Christian setting for the children of working parents. This nurturing environment offers children varied and developmentally appropriate learning opportunities throughout the morning and afternoon. The program is committed to every child’s health, happiness, and safety. The staff works in partnership with parents, communicating regularly to bring greater consistency between home and our program. Our program is a flexible and informal way for your child to be educated by our trained and caring staff. Our teacher-to-child ratio meets and exceeds the state average. This shows as we spend time together in the morning, afternoon, and summer sessions.

Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Initial License Date: 9/17/2010;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 44
  • License Number: 438359
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Iroquois School District
  • District Office: Child Care Coalition of Niagara Frontier, Inc.
  • District Office Phone: (716) 877-6666 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2019-02-14 414.4(b)(1) Corrected
Brief Description: Evacuation drills must be conducted at least monthly during various hours of operation of the school age child care program.
2018-06-04 414.14(k) Corrected
Brief Description: All day care programs must have at least one staff person who holds a valid certificate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid on the premise of the child care program during the program's operating hours.
2017-12-27 414.15(c)(31) Corrected
Brief Description: documentation from service personnel licensed by the New York State Department of State to perform fire alarm systems maintenance, repair and testing which shows that the fire alarm and detection systems have been inspected, tested and maintained during the current registration period in accordance with the applicable requirements of the Fire and Building Code of New York State;
2017-12-27 414.15(c)(33) Corrected
Brief Description: documentation from the local government authority having jurisdiction for determining compliance with the Fire and Building Code of New York State showing that the facility has been inspected and approved once every 12 months during the current registration period for compliance with the applicable fire safety provisions of the Fire and Building Code of New York State;
2017-03-23 414.8(a) Corrected
Brief Description: Children cannot be left without competent direct supervision at any time. Competent supervision includes awareness of and responsibility for the ongoing activity of each child. It requires that all children be within a teacher's range of vision and that the teacher be near enough to respond when redirection or intervention strategies are needed. Competent supervision must take into account the child's age emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
2017-03-23 414.15(c)(12) Corrected
Brief Description: a current daily schedule documenting the arrival and departure times of each staff person and volunteers;
2016-08-15 414.3(g) Corrected
Brief Description: Peeling or damaged paint or plaster must be repaired.
2016-08-15 414.13(b)(5) Corrected
Brief Description: the information necessary to determine whether the applicant is listed on the register of substantiated category one cases of abuse or neglect maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of Persons with Special Needs, pursuant to Section 495 of the Social Services Law, as required by section 414.10(b)(1)(ii).
2016-08-15 414.15(c)(3) Corrected
Brief Description: the name, address, gender, and date of birth of each child and each child's parents' names, addresses, telephone numbers and place(s) at which the parents or other persons responsible for the child can be reached in case of an emergency;
2016-08-15 414.15(c)(4) Corrected
Brief Description: the names and addresses of persons authorized to take the child(ren) from the program;

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