In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA. Director, Office of Civil Rights, Room 326-W, (Voice and TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider.

Mandated Reporter

We at Little Dumplings are mandated reporters of child abuse. All individuals who work with children are required by law to report any suspected signs of child abuse to the child abuse hot line. It is then up to the proper authorities to investigate. In this case we are not allowed to contact the parents. Please consult our handbook for more information.

Other policies

It is the policy of Little Dumplings to contact local law enforcement in the event that a staff member, parent or child is threatened by another person. Any parents of an enrolled child who threatens another person may be asked to leave the facility permanently. This may cause his/her child to be dropped from the center’s enrollment.

Little Dumplings policy prohibits adults from using physical or verbal punishment on its property regardless of the circumstances. Also, at no time is any adult to discipline or punish in any way any child other than their own.

Arkansas Child Care licensing regulations prohibit smoking in all child care centers.

It is the policy of Little Dumplings that all parents and staff deserve to be treated with respect. This policy prohibits all persons from quarreling with any other parent or staff. Persons who choose to engage in quarreling will be escorted from the facility, by law enforcement officials if necessary. If there is an issue to be discussed, the parent may set up a conference time with staff member and director.