Translation Disclaimer

VDSS Bulletins and Closures
staff of hermes icon VDSS COVID-19 Resources | VDSS Alert DSS Closures
An Agency of the Commonwealth of Virginia
Click Here for Additional Resources
Search for Child Day Care
|Return to Search Results | New Search |

First Baptist Church of Martinsville
23 Starling Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 632-2636

VDSS Contact: Monique D Anderson (540) 309-2397

Inspection Date: Sept. 8, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
63.2 Child Abuse and Neglect
63.2 Licensure and Registration Procedures
63.2 Facilities and Programs..
22VAC40-191 Background Checks for Child Welfare Agencies
54.1-3408 Must be MAT Certified.

The Licensing Inspector for First Baptist Church of Martinsville (Wee Ministry) conducted an announced Monitor Inspection on Friday, September 8, 2017. LI Anderson arrived & started inspection at 11:05 AM on 9/08/2017. There were a total of forty-three (43) children ages 3 months years-4 years old present under the direct care & supervision of three (3) staff members. The Licensing Inspector reviewed five (5) children records & eleven (11) staff records. Center does not administer medication. LI Anderson conducted an exit interview with the Center Director on August 31, 2017. There were no violations found under the Religiously Exempt guidelines. If you have any questions, the Licensing Inspector for this facility can be reached at (540) 309-2397.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-40-D-2
Description: Based on record review, the Center failed to ensure Background Checks are completed for each staff member who is expected to be alone with one or more children enrolled in the religious exempt child day center. EVIDENCE: Licensing Inspector reviewed five (5) staff records. Records for Staff #3, #4 and #5 did not include documentation of a completed Child Protective Services Check within 30 days of hire.

Plan of Correction: Center will submit documentation to the Licensing Inspector confirming completion of required Background Check within 10 days.

Standard #: 63.2-1809-A
Description: Based on record review, the Center failed to review proof of identity and age for each enrolled child. EVIDENCE: Licensing Inspector reviewed 5 children records. Records for Child #3, #4 and #5 did not include documentation that the Center reviewed the child's proof of age/identity (birth certificate).

Plan of Correction: Center Director will obtain documentation from the parents


A compliance history is in no way a rating for a facility.

The online compliance history includes only information after July 1, 2003. In addition, the online compliance history includes information regarding adverse actions that may be the subject of a pending appeal. An adverse action is not final until a provider has exhausted or waived all due process rights. For compliance history prior to July 1, 2003, or information regarding the status of pending adverse actions, please contact the Licensing Inspector listed in the facility's information. The Virginia Department of Social Services (VDSS) is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the compliance history information.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. Eligible child care facilities must be fully licensed, licensed exempt and a VDSS subsidy vendor, or a voluntary registered day home and a VDSS subsidy vendor. Only programs enrolled in Virginia Quality will display a rating. Virginia Quality contact information for your region is available at the following link Regional Contacts.