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Bedford Area Family Young Men's Christian Assoc - Early Learning
1102 Turnpike Road
Bedford, VA 24523
(540) 586-3843

Current Inspector: Nicole Scott (804) 588-2372

Inspection Date: Dec. 18, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

Licensing Inspector Scott conducted an unannounced self-report inspection in response to allegations received by the licensing office on 12/18/2023, in the areas of abuse & neglect.

The investigation of the self-report was initiated on 12/19/2023 and findings were reviewed on 12/22/2023. As the information gathered during the investigation did support the allegations, the complaint is determined to be ?VALID.?

If you have any questions about this inspection, please contact
Nicole Scott, Licensing Inspector

Standard #: 8VAC20-780-410-1
Description: Based on staff interviews, the center failed to ensure that actions towards children that are forbidden by the standards (physical punishment, striking a child, roughly handling, or shaking a child) are not used at the center.

1.Staff 2 stated that she observed looking through the observation window of the classroom door, and witnessed Staff 1 standing over the child back. Staff 1 then pushed the child?s head into the carpet. Staff 1 then grabbed the child by both arms lifting the child to their face and scream ? DO NOT SPIT?.

2 Staff 2 stated they went into the class to talk to the staff member about what they witnessed. Staff 2 stated Staff 1 stated ?your right, I was frustrated, and he was spitting?.

Plan of Correction: Staff member was terminated.


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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