Waddell Head Start Child Development Center - Lexington VA Child Day Center

100 Pendleton Place, Lexington VA 24450
(540) 463-3763

About the Provider

Description: ead Start, the most successful, longest-running, national school readiness program in the United States, is one of TAP's oldest and largest programs. TAP's Head Start program was among the first in the nation, established in 1965. Today it remains the agency's largest, with a funded enrollment of 784 preschoolers, 180 infants and toddlers, and 33 pregnant women. Since its inception, more than 21,000 low-income preschoolers have benefited from the TAP Head Start experience. TAP Head Start currently serves Alleghany, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Rockbridge, and Roanoke Counties and the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, Lexington, Roanoke, and Salem.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 20
  • License Number: 871884
  • Age Range: 2.0 years 10.0 months - 5.0 years 11.0 months
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: Virginia Dept of Social Services - Division of Licensing Programs
  • District Office Phone: (540) 309-2051 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Jensen Mellnick

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Inspection/Report History

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Inspection Date SHSI Complaint Rated Violations
2019-09-17 No No Yes
2019-03-07 No No Yes
2018-11-30 No No No
2018-05-08 No No No
2017-11-13 No No No
2017-03-22 No No No
2016-12-01 No No Yes
2016-10-04 No No No
2016-04-21 No No No
2015-11-20 No No Yes

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