Vernon Heights Day Care - Mount Vernon NY Day Care Center

258 S Columbus, Mount Vernon NY 10553
(914) 668-7988

About the Provider

Description: Our mission is to provide a group program with a family touch. We are committed to ethnic, social, and cultural diversity of all families we serve. We provide a safe, healthy, caring and educational atmosphere in which all children are comfortable and happy with teachers and each other. Our Center's child-friendly curriculum and schedule promotes a well-rounded learning environment. We are a non-profit organization established \"40\"" years ago for community families."

Additional Information: This facility is authorized to administer over-the-counter topical ointments only; Initial License Date: 7/2/1989;

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 40557
  • Capacity: 43
  • Age Range: Total Capacity: 43;Infants: 0;Toddlers: 10;Preschool: 27;School age: 6;
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: Mount Vernon School District
  • Current License Issue Date: Jul 02, 2015
  • District Office: Westchester Regional Office
  • District Office Phone: (845) 708-2400 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Regulation Status
2019-11-08 418-1.11(b)(3) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Initial medical statements sent in with the application or as a result of a new hire must be dated within 12 months preceding the date of application or hiring date.
2019-11-08 418-1.13(b) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Child day care centers must review and evaluate the backgrounds of all applicants for staff and volunteer positions. All applicants whose backgrounds must be checked are required to provide the following:
2019-11-08 418-1.13(g)(2) Not Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for a preschool class, a person must possess either:
2019-11-08 418-1.13(g)(2)(ii) Not Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for a preschool class, a person must possess either: a Child Development Associate Credential or other Office-recognized credential specific to the preschool developmental period; and one year of experience related to caring for children; or
2019-11-08 418-1.13(g)(3) Not Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for an infant or toddler class, a person must possess either:
2019-11-08 418-1.13(g)(3)(iii) Not Corrected
Brief Description: To be qualified as a group teacher for an infant or toddler class, a person must possess either: a Child Development Associate Credential; and two years of experience related to caring for children, one of which must be related to caring for infants or toddlers; or
2019-11-08 418-1.15(b)(23) Not Corrected
Brief Description: Upon termination or resignation of the director:
2019-11-08 418-1.15(c)(5) Not Corrected
Brief Description: The program must maintain on file at the child day care center, available for inspection by the Office or its designees at any time, the following records in a current and accurate manner: daily attendance records, which must be filled out at the time a child arrives and departs, and must include arrival and departure times;
2019-08-09 413.4(d)(5) Corrected
Brief Description: A licensee or registrant may temporarily approve an applicant to be an employee or volunteer for a child care program while the results of the criminal history record check are pending, but shall not allow such person to have unsupervised contact with children during such time.
2019-08-09 418-1.10(d) Corrected
Brief Description: The director or licensee of the child day care center is responsible for implementing procedures which ensure the safety and protection of any child named in a report of child abuse or maltreatment involving a situation which occurs while the child is in attendance at the center. Immediately after making or causing to be made a report pursuant to section 418-1.10(c), the director or licensee of the center must take such appropriate action as is necessary to ensure the health and safety of the children involved in the report and, as necessary, of any other children in the care of the center. The director or licensee must also take all reasonable steps to preserve any potential evidence of abuse or maltreatment. Insofar as possible, any action taken under this subdivision must cause as little disruption as possible to the daily routine of the children in the center.

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