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Newport News Parks and Recreation-Youth Programs-Denbigh Communi
15198 Warwick Boulevard
Newport news, VA 23608
(757) 926-1400

Current Inspector: Tiffany Jones (757) 403-3045

Inspection Date: April 12, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Physical plant.
8VAC20-780 Special care provisions and emergencies.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education

A monitoring inspection was initiated on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 and concluded on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. The inspectors conducted an in person observation at the program and there were 8 children present with 3 staff supervising. The children in care were engaged in various center activities. The inspector reviewed compliance in the areas of administration, physical plant, staffing and supervision, programming, special care and emergencies and nutrition. A total of 2 child records and 2 staff records were reviewed. 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. If you have any questions regarding this inspection, please contact licensing inspector, Tiffany Harris at 757-403-3045.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-280-B
Description: Based on observation, the center did not ensure all hazardous substances were kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access by children.

Evidence: During the inspection on 04/12/2022, the inspector observed in the childcare area a cabinet unlocked containing multiple cleaning and disinfectant supplies with labels "warning and "keep out of reach of children".

Plan of Correction: Site Supervisor will ensure that all hazardous substance are kept in a locked place using a safe locking method that prevents access to children.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-560-G
Description: Based on observation and interview with staff, the center did not ensure when food is brought from home it is clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner.

Evidence: During review of two lunch bags belonging to children in care, there were no dates for each child found. Interview with staff confirmed the lunch bags were not dated during the inspection.

Plan of Correction: Site Supervisor will ensure all food brought into the center is clearly dated and labeled in a way that identifies the owner.


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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