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Children of Valour Christian Academy, LLC
7010 Chestnut Avenue
Newport news, VA 23605
(757) 485-8395

Current Inspector: Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568

Inspection Date: Dec. 14, 2023

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.
8VAC20-820 The License.
8VAC20-820 The Licensing Process.
8VAC20-820 Hearing Procedures.
8VAC20-770 Background Checks
20 Access to minors records
22.1 Early Childhood Care and Education
63.2 Child Abuse & Neglect

Technical Assistance:
Discussed in detail the requirements related to Playground Equipment-Resilient Surfacing (8VAC20-780-330) regarding spring rockers and merry- go-cycles.

An unannounced monitoring inspection was started in the center on December 14, 2023 from 12:20 PM until 2:35 PM and concluded on December 14, 2023. At the time of entrance, 9 children were in care with 3 staff members. The sample size consisted of 5 children?s records and 5 staff records. Children were observed during their rest period and an infant was playing.
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.

Please contact the Licensing Inspector, Christine Mahan (757) 404-0568 with any questions.

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-A
Description: Repeat Violation
Based on record review and staff interview the licensee did not ensure documentation of the Tuberculosis screening shall be submitted at the time of employment and prior to coming into contact with children.

Evidence: Staff #4 started employment with children on 10-2-2023 and TB screening was dated 10-13-23

Plan of Correction: All newly hired employees will have documented TB before contact w/ children

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-160-C
Description: Based on record review and staff interviews, the licensee did not ensure that each staff member had obtained at least every two years from the date of the initial screening or testing, the results of a follow- up tuberculosis screening.

Evidence: The records for Staff #1 did not include updated TB screening as the most recent screening for was dated 3-16-2021.

Plan of Correction: Staff #1 will get updated TB & document will be in file

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-450-A
Description: Based on observation and staff interview, the licensee did not ensure cots/mats used by children other than infants during the designated rest period shall have linens consisting of a top cover and a bottom cover or a one-piece covering which is open on three edges.

Evidence: In the Infant Room 2 out of 2 children sleeping on a mat did not have a bottom cover or a top cover.

Plan of Correction: All children will have a bottom cover and a top cover.


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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