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Helping Hands Child Development Center
1003 Neathery Lane
Danville, VA 24541
(434) 793-0040

Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835

Inspection Date: Aug. 11, 2021

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22VAC40-191 Background Checks (22VAC40-191)
63.2(17) License & Registration Procedures

This inspection was conducted by licensing staff using an alternate remote protocol, including telephone contacts, document review and a virtual tour of the program.

A monitoring inspection was initiated on 08/04/2021 and concluded on 08/11/2021. The program director was contacted by telephone and a virtual inspection was conducted. There were 40 children, ages 6 months-5 years, and 10 staff present during the inspection. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, staffing and supervision, emergencies and nutrition. A total of 3 children?s records and 3 staff records were reviewed during the inspection.

Information gathered during the inspection determined non-compliance with applicable standards or law and violations were documented on the violation notice issued to the program.

Standard #: 22VAC40-191-60-B
Description: Based on record review and discussion with staff, the center failed to ensure that an employee must not be employed until the agency has the persons completed sworn statement or affirmation.

Evidence: The record for Staff #2 had a documented hire date of 07/06/2021. There was not a sworn statement or affirmation available for review in the record for Staff #2.

Plan of Correction: Will be completed today.

Standard #: 63.2(17)-1720.1-B-4
Description: Based on record review and discussion with staff, the center failed to obtain a copy of the results of sex offender registry check from any state in which the individual has resided in the preceding five years.

Evidence: The record for Staff #1 has a documented hire date of 07/06/2021. The record for Staff #1 contains documentation of having resided outside of the state of Virginia within the preceding five years. There was not a check of the sex offender registry for that state available for review in the record for Staff #1.

Plan of Correction: All out-of-state checks will be done before hiring.


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.

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