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Word Performance Church
17902 S. Main Street
Dumfries, VA 22026
(571) 931-6380

VDSS Contact: Shawanda Henderson (540) 216-1434

Inspection Date: July 21, 2023

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:
22.1-289.03 Religious Exempt Code
22.1-289.036 Background check

An unannounced Code compliance inspection was conducted with the director on July 21, 2023 beginning at 10:32am and ending at 12:42pm. The There were 37 children, ages 2 years old through 11 years old, in the direct care of 6 staff. The children were observed playing with age-appropriate toys and interacting with staff. Five children's records were reviewed and in compliance. Five staff records were reviewed. The center's policy and procedures were reviewed.

If there are any questions regarding this inspection, contact licensing inspector Shawanda Henderson, at 540-216-1434 or

Standard #: 22.1-289.031-A-3
Description: Based on staff interview, it was determined that the facility did not ensure that staff members at least 16 years of age. Evidence: Staff 3(start date 7/12/2023) was 14 years old.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.

Standard #: 8VAC20-770-40-D-2
Description: Based on review of documentation, it was determined that the facility did not obtain a signed sworn statement or affirmation and central registry background check for all staff. Evidence: Staff 1 and Staff 2 did not have documentation of central registry check in their records.

Plan of Correction: Not available online. Contact Inspector for more information.


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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