Boys & Girls Club of Trenton & Mercer County - Trenton NJ Regular Child Care Center

212 CENTRE STREET , TRENTON NJ 08611
(609) 392-3191

About the Provider

Description: Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those from disadvantaged circumstances, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 11BOY0001
  • Capacity: 200
  • Age Range: 6 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 03, 2024
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: 1-877-667-9845 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2022-08-26 2022-10-10 3A:52-5.2(a)(5)
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Provide a current fire certificate as required.
2022-08-26 2022-10-10 3A:52-5.2(a)(4)
For existing buildings whose use prior to the adoption of the NJUCC (before 1977) was and continues to be for a center and that have not had major alterations or renovations, the center shall obtain a Certificate of Continued Occupancy (CCO) issued by the municipality in which it is located, reflecting the building's compliance with provisions of the municipality's construction code requirements that were in effect at the time it was originally constructed or converted for use as a center. The center shall submit a copy of the building's CCO and the center’s current fire safety inspection certificate to the Office of Licensing.

Violation Observed: Submit a copy of the final Certificate of Continued Occupancy that indicates the space is being utilized for educational use.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-4.3(a)
The children shall be supervised directly by a staff member at all times, including during outdoor activities, rest and sleep, and walking through hallways. Toileting procedures shall be supervised by a staff member as appropriate for the ages and developmental needs of the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that children are supervised at all times while walking throughout the center and in common areas. Children were observed to be walking to and from the bathroom unsupervised and into the lobby area.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-7.7(a)(3)(iv)
The schedule for disinfecting shall be as follows: tables used by the children for eating shall be washed and disinfected before each meal.

Violation Observed: Ensure that tables are both washed and disinfected prior to children eating lunch. Children in the TECH ROOM were served lunch while working at the computer and no table cleaning was done.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i)
Handwashing requirements are as follows: the center shall ensure that children three months of age and older wash their hands with soap and running water before intake of food.

Violation Observed: Ensure that children wash their hands prior to the intake of food.
2021-05-06 2022-06-08 3A:52-4.6(b)(1)
The director shall meet the following qualification requirements for early childhood programs licensed to serve more than 30 children, the director shall meet the qualification requirements as specified in N.J.A.C 3A:52-4.6(b) for education and experience.

Violation Observed: Provide documentation for new credential staff including the director and program supervisor.
2021-05-06 2022-02-24 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Provide a copy of a current staff records checklist. 6/4/2021: Ensure the sponsor representative is added to the checklist.
2021-05-06 2022-03-24 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
When the center applies for a new or renewal license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department the completed CARI consent forms for all staff members who are or will be working at the center on a regularly scheduled basis. Within two weeks after a new staff member begins working at the center, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall submit to the Department a completed CARI consent form for the new staff member.

Violation Observed: Ensure all staff have completed renewal CARI checks.
2021-05-06 2022-03-24 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure all staff have completed CHRI checks.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-4.5(a)(3)(i)(1)
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall designate individuals with the authority and responsibility to develop and implement written policies and procedures for the operation of the center, including a table of organization that illustrates lines of authority, responsibility and communication.

Violation Observed: Provide a table of organization with staff names, titles, and job responsibilities for the site.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-6.6(e)(1)
The center shall maintain on file a written policy on the disciplining of children by staff members. The policy shall reflect the provisions specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.6(a) through (c) and include the acceptable actions that a staff member may take when disciplining a child (that is, discussion with the child, time-out, etc.).

Violation Observed: Provide a copy of the sites discipline policy.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-7.11(a)(1)
Each center shall develop a written policy on the management of communicable diseases. This policy shall include the following: the list of illnesses and symptoms of illness for which a child will be separated from the group and possibly sent home, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1©.

Violation Observed: Provide a copy of the site's communicable disease policy.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-6.8(j)(1)
The center shall develop and follow a written policy on the expulsion of children from enrollment at the center. The expulsion policy shall include

Violation Observed: Provide a copy of the site's expulsion policy.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-3.4(a)
The sponsor or sponsor representative shall secure comprehensive general liability insurance coverage for the center and shall maintain on file a copy of the insurance policy or documentation of current insurance coverage.

Violation Observed: Provide a copy of the site's general liability insurance.
2021-05-06 2021-06-04 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(i)
The director shall have the authority and responsibility for the implementation of policies and procedures for the day-to-day operation of the center, including maintenance of staff attendance records indicating daily hours worked.

Violation Observed: Provide sign in and out sheets for staff with times for the prior 2 weeks.

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