Phone (419) 784-5136 | Address: 1933 E 2nd Street Defiance, Ohio 43512

POLICY:

Transportation may be provided by NOCAC Staff to all enrolled children/families.

PROCEDURES:

Transportation may be provided by NOCAC staff to all enrolled children/families for:

  • Medical issues (physicals, dentals, follow-ups)
  • Program related events (trainings, parent meetings)
  • Screenings
  • IEP Meetings
  1. When transporting a child without their parent present the Consent to Transport form needs completed by the parent/guardian and NOCAC staff persons who are providing the transportation.
  2. NOCAC Staff transporting a child must have the completed ODJFS #01234 Child Enrollment and Health Information for Child Care form with them at all times.
  3. NOCAC Staff transporting a child must ensure that each child is safely secured in an age appropriate car seat or booster.
  4. If a parent is present, the parent will be responsible for securing the car seat and buckling their own child/children into the vehicle.
  5. NOCAC will have non-expired car seats and boosters available for staff to use for medical or social service appointments as needed.
    1. Site car seats and boosters will be inventoried by the Transportation & Safety Specialist.
    2. Agency owned car seats and boosters will be inspected on the monthly site safety inspection.

Forms and Additional Guidance:

This policy complies with the following

Head Start Program Performance Standard:   1303.72
ODJFS Child Care Manual:   5101:02-12-14
CACFP Regulation:    
Caring for Our Children:    
Other Sources:    

 

Effective Date:   8/7/2017 Revision Date:   10/19/20
Approved By Policy Council:   8/7/2017 Revision Approved By Policy Council:   8/7/2017