Bright Start Early Learning Center - Roseland NJ Temporary Child Care Center

28 LIVINGSTON AVENUE , Roseland NJ 07068
(973) 226-2886
2 Reviews

About the Provider


Our mission is to provide age-appropriate learning for children from the ages of 2 « years to 5 years in a safe, happy, and nurturing environment. We will help each child develop a positive self-concept, and become self-directing. The total child will be educated through physical, social, creative, emotional and cognitive development, hands on experiences, and active learning. Our commitment is always the happiness and well being of each child.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 07STR0002
  • Capacity: 96
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Before and After School, Daytime, Full-Time, Kindergarten, Part-Time
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 10, 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
2023-03-08 2023-07-26 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 that all staff submit a CARI background check upon renewal.7/13/23: 1 pending clearance remaining.
2023-03-08 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 that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative complete a CHRI background check as required for the center's license renewal.7/13/23: Awaiting documentation of renewal clearances.
2023-03-08 2023-04-21 3A:52-5.3(a)(2)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: floors, carpeting, walls, window coverings, ceilings, and other surfaces shall be kept clean and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Secure the wire from the base board heating in the Room 10 bathroom.
2023-03-08 2023-06-14 3A:52-5.3(a)(15)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: ventilation outlets shall be clean and free from obstructions, and filters shall be replaced when saturated.

Violation Observed: Clean the ventilation throughout the center.
2023-03-08 2023-06-14 3A:52-5.3(a)(16)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: walls shall be painted or otherwise covered whenever there is evidence of

Violation Observed: Repair and/or paint the wall in the Room 10 bathroom around the soap dispenser.
2023-03-08 2023-04-21 3A:52-5.3(b)(7)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11.

Violation Observed: Replenish the resilient surfacing mulch throughout the use zones under all play equipment as required.
2023-03-08 2023-04-21 3A:52-5.3(b)(1)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the building, land, walkways, and outdoor play area shall be free from hazards to the health, safety or well-being of the children.

Violation Observed: Take necessary action to remove or cover all tree roots throughout the play area and on the route to the play area to prohibit tripping hazards.
2023-03-08 2023-04-21 3A:52-5.3(p)
Play equipment, materials, and furniture for indoor and outdoor use shall be of sturdy and safe construction, non-toxic, free of hazards, and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. The center may not use play equipment intended for outdoor use indoors.

Violation Observed: Clean all equipment throughout the play area.
2023-03-08 2023-07-13 3A:52-2.1(b)
A person applying for an initial license or renewal license to operate a center or relocation of a center shall submit a completed application to the Office of Licensing at least 45 days prior to the anticipated opening of the center or to the expiration of its existing regular license.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Renewal Attestation and all required documents.
2023-03-08 3A:52-5.3(i)(5)(i)
Environmental condition precautions are as follows: at the time of the initial application, any renewal application, relocation of an existing licensed center and, in the discretion of the Office of Licensing, any other time, the applicant or facility operator shall certify in writing that the center provides a potable water supply provided by a public community water system. If the facility is supplied by a public community water system, the applicant or facility operator shall provide documentation of water testing conducted by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection for water testing for lead and copper from all faucets and other sources used for drinking water or food preparation and at least 50 percent of all indoor water faucets utilized by the center.

Violation Observed: Complete and submit a DCF Drinking Water Testing Checklist and Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection.
2022-12-07 2022-12-21 3A:52-4.8(b)
Orientation training as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(a) may be included for six of the required hours of staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(c) and (d).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff complete orientation training annually.
2022-12-07 2022-12-21 3A:52-6.8(a)(1)
The center shall complete and maintain on file for each enrolled child a Children’s Records Checklist, signed by the director, sponsor, or sponsor representative and designated by the Office of Licensing, indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the child's name, address, birth date, and date of enrollment.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes and maintains on file a children's records checklist.
2022-12-07 2022-12-21 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.
2022-12-07 2022-12-21 3A:52-5.3(n)(4)
Fire prevention requirements are as follows: all fire extinguishers shall be visually inspected once a month, and serviced and tagged at least once a year and recharged, if necessary, as specified in the NJUFC.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all fire extinguishers are serviced and tagged annually and recharged as needed.

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Mom of crazy kids Sep 06, 2016
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

I was not happy here this year. The pre-k 3 and twos teachers were amazing (no experience with the new infant teacher), but the pre-k and kindergarten teacher, IMO, were really mean this year. The aide in the pre-k was nice though, she played music and danced with the kids and made them laugh. They head teachers in the pre-k and kindergarten were mean and gave them, IMO, very unnecessary/harsh punishments. I was going to send my kid to kindergarten but would not do it because I did not my kid with the kindergarten teacher again. IMO they combined way too much, but what else can you expect from a mother/daughter duo? They were better in the past.

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Mom of crazy kids Sep 06, 2016
I have used this provider for more than 6 months

Every1 here is nice, but don't send your kids to kindergarten here. The kindergarten teacher, in my mind, did not do a good a job. The pre-k teacher (her mother) was a little bit nicer, but not much. Send your kind to every1 else but consider switching for pre-k 4 and definitely do not send them to kindergarten here. Ava & Megan were mean to my kid, and my kid came home crying a lot. NOT NICE AT ALL. My last kid was there this year, and IMO they were extremely mean this year, not like in the past.

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