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

1021 WEST 3RD STREET, WILMINGTON DE 19805
(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; Reported Injuries & Deaths: 2015: 1 facility injury and no facility deaths reported.
2016: 1 facility injury and no facility deaths reported.;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 120
  • Age Range: 3 years through 5 years.
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Schools Served: RED CLAY SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • 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.
2017-05-01 42N - Sleeping accommodations Corrected
Corrective Action: Mats need to be labled in one classroom.
2017-05-01 20N - Personnel files Corrected
Corrective Action: All staff files must be complete. An abuse and neglect review is needed for one staff member.
2017-05-01 33N - Annual professional development plan Corrected
Corrective Action: Professional development plans are needed for two staff.
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.

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