Kids Country is a STAR 3 facility.
Kids Country Childcare Learning Center is a designated Keystone STARS 3 facility because of our strong commitment as we provide high quality care and early education to young children. Keystone STARS is a program recognized for building a solid foundation for children’s successes in school and life.
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Kids Country participates in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). Thought the CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program) we provide all meals. Our meals must meet nutrition standards established by the U.S. Department of agriculture (USDA). Kids Country offers healthy meals to all enrolled children. The CACFP provides reimbursements for healthy meals and snacks served to children enrolled in child care. As long as Kids Country childcare center participates in the CACFP, all meals will be provided at no extra cost.
Non-discrimination Statement: This explains what to do if you believe you have been treated unfairly. “The U.S. Department of Agriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S. W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or fax (202)690-7442, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities, may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”
Kids Country participated in an Autism Sensitivity Training provided by PAAC founder Michelle Meaney-Demarsh. Kids Country staff members were provided basic education, facts about autism and specific interventions we can use to better accommodate specific child and family needs.
More information at www.autismactioncenter.com.