Wholechild is incorporated with the State of Minnesota as a for-profit corporation. Since its inception in 1985, there has only been one officer and one member of the Board of Directors. Helen Kegley serves as the sole officer, Director and teacher. The Law Office that represents Whole Child holds the only copy of the Articles of Incorporation. It can be made available upon request. A copy of the Certificate of Incorporation is posted in the office. Incorporation protects the individual Board and staff members against liability in carrying out their respective duties.
Our Company Facilities
Our center is located at 1901 Ford Parkway in Saint Paul. Our split entry space includes 4 self-contained classrooms and a large motor room on the upper level; and a self contained classroom, a double inner connected self-contained classroom, and a large community room on the lower level. Additionally we have four separate enclosed outdoor play areas for each age level. The school age structure was new in 2009, the PreK structure was rebuilt in 2009, the 3 year old structure was new in 2008 and the toddler play area and equipment was also new in 2010. We have a security code keyless entry system that is tied into our phones so that staff and our families are the only ones with access. This also means that no staff has to leave an area to answer the door.
Our Company Licensure
Our Company is licensed for up to 85 children not to exceed 17 toddlers (16-33 months), any combination of 67 preschoolers (33-60 months) plus school agers (5-12 years). The center is licensed by the Department of Human Services (DHS). They provide us with regulations for the health, safety and quality of our program. If you have any questions or complaints regarding requirements, guidelines, etc., please contact DHS at: 651-431-2000. If you know or suspect that a child is in immediate danger, contact your local law enforcement agency (651-291-1111) immediately. If the child is not in immediate danger and the suspected maltreatment occurred in a DHS licensed facility, contact the Division of Licensing at (651) 431-6600.
Wholechild carries general liability insurance.
Affirmative Action Statement
We will not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, creed, color, national origin, sex, or source of payment. Although we have a non-discriminating policy, our physical facilities, programs and/or staff training may not be suitable for some disabilities.