Grievances

ANY CONCERNS SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY BROUGHT TO THE ATTENTION OF THE LEAD TEACHER. IF THE CONCERN IS NOT RESOLVED BY THE TEACHER, IT SHOULD BE BROUGH TO THE CENTER DIRECTOR.IF THE CONCERN IS NOT RESOLVED BY THE CENTER DIRECTOR, IT SHOULD BE BROUGH TO THE ATTENTION OF AN AGENCY DIRECTOR.

  1. Denial of Services: Early Development Services, Inc. reserves the right to deny services to any person or persons for any reason which does not constitute deliberate discrimination.
  • Cause for Termination: Child care services may be terminated based on the following causes, which is not all inclusive: funding limitations, constituting a hazard to self and/or others, fundamentally altering the nature of the program, abusive and/or negative behavior of the family(s) toward the staff/other families, licensing, inability to meet the child and/or family needs, unexcused absences, child’s inability to benefit from a group care setting, non-payment of family fees/tuition, failure to abide by any policies set forth in the Guide for Families.
  • NOA Appeal: Please follow the directions on the back of the Notice of Action that was issued.

EDS is committed to providing an environment that is free from all forms of discrimination and conduct that can be considered harassing, coercive, or disruptive, including sexual harassment. Actions, words, jokes, or comments based on an individual’s sex, race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic will not be tolerated.

Sexual harassment is defined as unwanted sexual advances, or visual, verbal, or physical conduct of a sexual nature. This definition includes many forms of offensive behavior and includes gender-based harassment of a person of the same sex as the harasser.