Winsted Area Child Care Center, Inc. - Winsted CT Child Care Center

(860) 379-0006

About the Provider

Description: Our Story...
Winsted Area Child Care Center, Inc. was founded in 1979 by three longtime preschool teachers, Penny Putnam, Ayreslea Denny and Lyn Haskell. These ladies joined forces with some important community members who assisted them in transforming their dream into a reality. In October of that year; with a little elbow grease, Winsted Area Public Day Care opened its doors on the lower level of the Temple Beth Israel at 74 Park Place in Winsted. The site was licensed and soon thereafter became a United Way agency.
The Center grew steadily in enrollment, staff and reputation. In 1986 the Center became one of the first in Connecticut to become accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and has proudly maintained this status to this day.
After the addition of Infants, Toddlers and School-Age programs, the Center changed its name to The Winsted Area Child Care Center, Inc. fondly referred to as WACCC. After many years of fundraising, we moved to our current site in December of 2002 at 185 Prospect Street. In 2005, our Before and After School Education program followed suit and opened a brand new site at 1 Lake Street. Between our two locations, WACCC currently serves children from 6 weeks of age to 12 years. Our license allows us to provide care for 112 infants, toddlers and preschoolers and 74 school-age children. We are proud to provide the children of this community with a high quality of early childhood education.
And the rest as they say is history!

Additional Information: Education Level(s): Elementary Education, Bachelor's Degree, Early Childhood Education, CDA-Child Development Associate, Associates Degree;

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 112
  • License Number: DCCC.15769
  • Age Range: 6 weeks-12 years
  • Achievement and/or Accreditations NAEYC
  • Rate Range Infant / Toddler (< 3 years) - $162
    Preschool (3 - 5 years) - $140
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Type of Care: Children Under 3 Yrs, Pre-School, School Age
  • Transportation: Walking Distance to School
  • Schools Served: Batcheller
  • District Office: Connecticut Dept. of Public Health - Child Day Care Licensing Program
  • District Office Phone: 1-860-509-7540 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Type Case # Resolution Action
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2016-08-12 Self-Reported 2016-691 Referred to Legal Division
Violations: 01-Abuse- DCF: On Registry - [DCF Finding] 02-Neglect- DCF: On Registry - [DCF Finding] 05-Administration- Ensuring the safety, health & development of children - [19a-79-3a(a)]<br/> 07-Administration- Discipline - [19a-79-3a(b)(8)(A)]<br/> 11-Administration-Policies, plans and procedures - [19a-79-3a(d)]<br/>
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2016-03-24 Self-Reported 2016-227 Corrective Action Plan
Violations: 24-Staffing- Supervision - [19a-79-4a(c)]<br/>
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2014-09-25 Self-Reported 2014-716 Corrective Action Plan
Violations: 57-Under Three Endorsement- Infant/toddler (ratio, group size, barrier) - [19a-79-10(c)]<br/>
2014-07-23 Complaints 2014-516 Corrective Action Plan
Violations: 24-Staffing- Supervision - [19a-79-4a(c)]<br/> 37-Physical Plant- Basic requirements - [19a-79-7a(d)]<br/>

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