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HRCAP St. Mary's Head Start
921 Holt Street
Norfolk, VA 23504
(757) 965-3027

Current Inspector: Rene Old (757) 404-1784

Inspection Date: June 1, 2022

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
8VAC20-780 Administration.
8VAC20-780 Staff Qualifications and Training.
8VAC20-780 Physical Plant.
8VAC20-780 Staffing and Supervision.
8VAC20-780 Programs.
8VAC20-780 Special Care Provisions and Emergencies
8VAC20-780 Special Services.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks (8VAC20-770)
20 Access to minor?s records
22.1 Background Checks Code, Carbon Monoxide
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussion held regarding:
- resilient surfacing
- required postings

An unannounced monitoring inspection was conducted from 10:00 until 11:40 AM. At the time of the inspection, there were 23 preschool children in care with six staff. The sample size was three children's records. Violations are cited on the attached violation notice.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-40-M
Description: Based on observation, it was determined that the center did not maintain a written list of all children's allergies, sensitivities and dietary restrictions available to all staff.

There was not an allergy list posted in classroom D.

Plan of Correction: An allergy list was posted in the classroom during the inspection. Going forward, the center will ensure that allergy lists are posted in each classroom.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-510-P
Description: Based on review of medication in the medication box, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that medication was picked up within 14 days of expiration of the authorization.

There was an inhaler with an expired authorization in the medication box for a child who left care on 1/5/2022..

Plan of Correction: Facility staff had previously notified parent to pick up medication. Medication will be disposed of today.


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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