Kiddie Corner at Larkin Center
Email: KiddieCornerAtLarkin@yahoo.com

Caring For Children 6 Weeks to 12 Years Old
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Responsibilities of our program:

We will provide a safe, fun educational setting for your child to thrive. We will promote your child’s cognitive, educational, social, cultural, physical, emotional and language-development. As age and development permit, your child will be provided with an environment designed to develop such skills as crawling, standing, walking and running. They will be provided with a program of self-initiated, group initiated and teacher- initiated activities which are intellectually stimulating and self-reliance and social responsibility. WE will provide your child an opportunity for learning and self-expression in large and small groups.

Responsibilities of the parent(s):

All parents must abide by all of our policies, and have an active role in helping us maximize your child’s potential. We are not a drop off/pick up daycare center. We are an interactive learning center and take pride in the development of your child.

Admission Policy:

We are an equal opportunity Daycare center and accept all children between the ages of 6 weeks and 12 years regardless of race, color, color, national origin, or creed. We have 3 day per week minimum although we may be able to accommodate a 2 day schedule based on a fixed schedule. All admissions are subject to availability.

Disenrollment Policy:

Children may be disenrolled for a violation of our policies. This decision will be based on the best interest of the child concerned, other children in the class, and the well-being of everyone at the center. Every effort will be made to correct a situation before a final decision is made. We reserve the right to end the enrollment of a child at any time for any reason deemed appropriate.

Notification to parents regarding accidents, serious incidents and injuries:

All accidents and injuries, whether minor or major will be documented and reported to the parent on an incident sheet. When the injury requires more than basic first aid, the parent will be notified immediately, and you will be asked to come pick up your child to transport them to a medical care facility for treatment. In the event of a medical emergency, an ambulance will be dispatched to take the child to Mercy Hospital.

Behavior Management Policy:

See below.

Evacuation Plan:

In the event of an emergency that forces us to exit our building, our meeting place is the corner of Densmore and Abbott Road. Once everyone is accounted for, we will proceed to either Kiddie Corner Too across the street of the fire house at the corner of Hollywood and Abbott Road.

Program Activities:

Program activities include, but are not limited to: Circle Time, Art projects, painting, Story time, outside play. All activities will be supervised and consistent with the age, needs and circumstances of the children.

Health Care Policy:

See below.

Non pickup of Child Policy:

All children must be picked up by 6:00 P.M. In the event that the parent or pick up person is running late, they must call the center and inform us of an arrival time. A late pickup fee of $10.00 will be assessed every 10 minutes beginning at 6:00 pm and continuing until you arrive to pick up your child.

Food and Meals:

Morning snack, lunch, and afternoon snack will be provided by the center. All food and snacks served will follow the requirements as specified by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). It is the goal of this program to improve the nutrition of children. As part of the enrollment process, you will be asked to fill out forms that are required for schools participating in the program.

What to do if you think your child has been abused or maltreated:

Immediately inform them director so that we can do a thorough investigation. Our school has developed systems to ensure the comfort and protection of your child at all times. If your concerns are not resolved, you are always able to contact NYS Office of Child Protective Services.

Accessing NY State Office of Child Protective Service (NYSOCPS) Regulations:

Open your internet browser and type in the web address OCFS.NY.GOV. You will be on their home page. Put your cursor on the Childcare Tab and a drop down box will appear. Click on Regulations/ Policies. We will fall under Part

418-1 Child Day Care Centers. Click on 418-1 and a PDF document with all the regulations will appear.

Telephone numbers of NYSOCPS:

The telephone number of the Child Care Complaint Line is 1-800-732-5207.

Transportation Policy:

In the event that transportation is needed for a field trip, KC will hire a licensed transportation company to provide transportation. A permission slip will be given to the parent to sign which will provide all the pertinent information of the trip including time of departure and arrival as well as the name of the transportation company providing the transportation.

Healthy food and beverages choices and the prevention of Childhood Obesity:

Our center participates in the Federal Food Program called the Child and Adult Care food Program (CACFP). It is the goal of this program to improve the nutrition of children 12 years of age and under. The program support to our center to provide high quality, nutritious and appealing meals and snacks to infants and children in our care. Our center, with the help of CACFP strives to give children the foundation they need to make good healthy choices and make nutrition a part of their everyday lives.

  • Kiddie Corner Child Care Center, Inc.

    1019 Abbott Road
    Buffalo, NY 14220

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    Office: (716) 827-5437

    Hours
    Mon: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Tue: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Wed: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Thu: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Fri: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed

  • Kiddie Corner at Larkin Center

    685 Seneca St.
    Buffalo, NY 14210

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    Office: (716) 845-5437

    Hours
    Mon: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Tue: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Wed: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Thu: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Fri: 6:30AM - 6:00PM
    Sat: Closed
    Sun: Closed

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