Wilmington Head Start, Inc. - Van Buren Street Center - Wilmington DE Licensed Child Care Center

(302) 420-9681

About the Provider

Description: Wilmington Head Start, Inc. is a program that has been providing services since 1984 to 3 to 5 year old children and their families who reside in Wilmington, Delaware, or whose children attend childcare within the city. The program includes 4 educational centers throughout the city that serves a total of 500 children per year. The services provided by Wilmington Head Start include education, health, disabilities, nutrition, male involvement and family services. To assist with communication and oversight of the overall program, Wilmington Head Start encourages parents participation on both the Parents Committee and thePolicy Council.

Additional Information: Special Conditions: Regulated Services:; Stars Rating: Four Stars; Financial Arrangements: Child Care Food Program;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 120
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • District Office: State of Delaware, Office of Child Care Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-800-822-2236 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: OCCL.DSCYF@state.de.us

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Inspection/Report History

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Cited Date Regulation Code Correction Status
2017-05-02 20N - Personnel files Pending
Corrective Action: All staff files must be complete. An abuse and neglect review is needed for one staff member.
2017-05-02 33N - Annual professional development plan Pending
Corrective Action: Professional development plans are needed for two staff.
2017-05-02 42N - Sleeping accommodations Corrected
Corrective Action: Maats need to be labled in one classroom.
2016-05-27 49N - Emergency planning Corrected
Corrective Action: Post evacuation route diagram.
2016-05-27 40N - Outdoor climate and space Corrected
Corrective Action: Cover sand box.
2016-05-27 36N - General safety practices Corrected
Corrective Action: Repair tear on cushion. This was corrected at the visit.
2016-05-27 62N - First aid kits Corrected
Corrective Action: Add first aid guide to first aid kit.
2016-05-27 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: Professional development plans are needed for all of the staff. Child abuse and neglect reporting law forms are needed for all of the staff. Drug/alcohol statement forms are needed for all of the staff. New orientation forms are needed for all of the staff. CPR/first aid training is needed for five staff members.
2016-05-27 25N - Orientation Corrected
Corrective Action: Staff needs orientation training session.
2016-05-27 33N - Annual professional development plan Corrected
Corrective Action: Annual professional development plans are needed for all staff.

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