Village Park Child Care Center, Inc. - Merrillville IN Licensed Center

7440 Broadway "A", Merrillville IN 46410
(219) 794-9406

About the Provider

Description: We are committed to providing each and every child that in our care with a safe and fun environment and aim to offer the highest quality child care services throughout the Merrillville, IN area.

We are a childcare center that’s dedicated to ensuring that every child is given the care and encouragement needed to succeed and grow. Our belief is that a child is a result of the environment he or she is cared for in, and we strive to offer an environment that is conducive to a child’s personal growth. Each of our staff is trained and certified in caring for children, and is chosen for their certifications as well as for their personalities.

We want to be the childcare center the whole community trusts with their children. In today’s busy world, parents would love to be there with their children. However, that’s not always possible, and parents have to leave their children in daycare centers. We understand that parents may be hesitant to trust strangers with their precious ones, and it is with this understanding we offer our carefully designed services.

Our services and facilities include summer programs, after school care, field trips and a 2-acre playground. Since it’s never easy to leave your child in a new environment, we invite you to give us a call and setup an interview to meet our friendly staff. You will also be able to visit the facility where your child will be learning and growing into a bright young adult! We know that once you step foot in our building, you’ll know our daycare center is the best choice!

Additional Information: PTQ Level 1;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 83
  • License Number: 1100093
  • Age Range: 18 Months-Two; Three-Twelve
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA)
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • 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

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.

Inspection Type/Date Action needed to correct issue Date Resolved
Staff shall immediately report suspected child abuse or neglect as follows: If the alleged abuse or neglect occurred while the child was under the care of the child care center or the center receives a complaint from anyone regarding possible abuse or neglect of a child by a staff member, they or the director must immediately call the institutional abuse hotline or a law enforcement agency and self-report the suspected abuse or neglect 2019-01-30
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-13(f)(1)
Facility did not report alleged abuse.
A current weekly menu shall be planned one (1) week in advance and posted as follows: In a conspicuous place for all parents to review. 2018-06-22
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-76(a)(1)
Menu's out of date in classrooms
Bathrooms 2018-06-25
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-113
Toliet not sealed in the 4/5's room.
Kitchen and food preparation areas 2018-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-116
Cook not following the wash, rinse, santize procedure. Doing Rinse sanitize, wash.
A child care center shall, at no expense to the state, maintain and make available to the division upon request a copy of drug testing results for an individual who: is employed 2018-07-02
Type of correction needed: IC 12-17.2-4-3.5(a)(1)
One employee missing drug screen results
Indoor furnishings 2018-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-111
Chairs stacked in the schoolage, 4/5's. and 3's room.
Staff orientation 2018-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-32
One staff member missing signed orientation training.
Within thirty (30) days of a childs enrollment, the childs health record shall contain the following: Current and complete record of immunization history showing month, day, and year of each immunization. 2018-06-27
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-38(2)
2 children missing up to date immunizations.
Staff, substitutes, and volunteer records 2018-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-41
One caregiver missing emergency contact information
Childrens admission records 2018-06-21
Type of correction needed: 470 IAC 3-4.7-36
6 children missing information on child's development. 4 children missing complete parent's place of employmnet,, working hours, telephone number and address. 5 children missing complete name, address and telephone number for doctor and dentist. 3 children missing complete name, address and telephone number for emergency contact. 3 children missing complete name, phone number, and address for person respsonsible who may be called to come pick up child.

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