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Happy Feet Early Learning and Child Center
37 Ellsworth Street
Martinsville, VA 24112
(276) 403-4183

Current Inspector: Rebecca Forestier (540) 309-2835

Inspection Date: July 10, 2017

Complaint Related: No

Areas Reviewed:

The Licensing Inspector for Happy Feet Early Learning Center conducted an unannounced OTHER Inspection on July 10, 2017 to review violations cited on the Intensive Plan of Corrective Action. LI Anderson arrived at 11:04 AM and concluded inspection at 3:55 PM. Upon arrival, there were thirty-one (31) children ages 11 months ? 11 years old under the direct care and supervision of seven (7) staff members. Attendance in each group was as follows: Infant Classroom - seven (7) children; two (2) staff Toddler Classroom - three (3) children; one (1) staff 2/3 Year Old Classroom ?eight (8) (8) children; one (1) staff 3-4 Year Old Classroom ? six (6) children; one (1) staff School Age Classroom ? seven (7) school age children; one (1) staff Adult-to-child ratio requirements were met in each group. Staff & children records were unavailable for review. The exit interview including reviewing the Risk Assessment and areas of non-compliance found during today?s inspection were reviewed with the Center?s representative on 7/10/2017. Inspection concluded at 1:55 PM. The Licensing Inspector for the Happy Feet Early Learning Center can be reached directly at (540) 309-2397 should you have any questions or concerns.

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-120-E-2
Description: Based on inspection, the Licensee failed to post the findings of the most recent inspection of the facility. EVIDENCE: The Center's most recent violation notice indicating the ares of non-compliance cited during the inspection conducted on March 21, 2017 were not posted.

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

Standard #: 22VAC40-80-160-D
Description: Based on discussion with staff members, the Licensee failed to ensure all of the Center's books & records are available at all times to the department's representative. EVIDENCE: Staff and children records were unavailable for review. The Center Director nor the assistant were present during the inspection to allow access to the review records. Staff members present was unfamiliar with were the Center's records were stored. Licensing Inspector arrived at 11:05 AM and concluded inspection at 1:55 PM.

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.

Virginia Quality is a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for early care and education facilities serving children ages birth through pre-K. To find programs participating in Virginia Quality, click here.

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