Church Street KinderCare - Mount Laurel NJ Regular Child Care Center

641 S CHURCH STREET, MOUNT LAUREL NJ 08054
(856) 778-1948

About the Provider

Description: Come visit our center, we are conviently located off of Rt. 38 and near 295. We have a very dedicated and long term staff who enjoy spending every day building new foundations with the children. Our classrooms are bright and cheerful with many amenities that go along with our weekly and monthly lesson plans.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 03KIN0001
  • Capacity: 125
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Infant Programs, Toddler Programs, Discovery Preschool Programs, Preschool Programs, Prekindergarten Programs, Before and After School Programs
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: (609)338-9791 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Cristina Conroy (Cristina.conroy@avanzarnow.org)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2020-03-12 3A:52-6.2(a)(1) Program equipment for children's daily activities
The center shall provide a supply of age-appropriate and developmentally appropriate program equipment including play equipment, child-size furniture and supplies that are sufficient to meet the daily activity needs of the children and the program.

Violation Observed: Provide age appropriate activities in Room 5 wherein the staff allowed the children to free play for all but 20 minutes of the day.
2020-03-12 3A:52-6.1(b)(4) Activities
The staff member(s) specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5 who are responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the center's daily activities shall ensure that both staff-directed and child-selected activities are provided.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff interact with the children and provide them with a mixture of active and quiet experiences and a mixture of staff-directed and child-selected activities in Room 5.
2020-03-12 3A:52-7.6(b)(2) Injury to a child while in the center's care
The center shall maintain on file a written record of each incident resulting in an injury as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.6(a). These records shall include the following: the date, time and location of the incident.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center completes an injury report for the 2 named children in Room 3.
2020-03-04 2020-02-10 3A:52-7.8(a)(4)(i) Personal hygiene requirements
Handwashing requirements are as follows: staff members shall wash their hands with soap and running water immediately before preparing or serving food.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff wash their hands before serving food in Room 3.
2020-03-04 2020-03-12 3A:52-7.8(d)(1)(i)(1) Personal hygiene requirements
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: diapering requirements for centers serving children who are not toilet trained are as follows, staff members shall ensure that staff members shall ensure that each child's diaper is changed when wet or soiled.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff members change each child's diaper when wet or soiled in Room 5.
2020-03-04 3A:52-6.1(b)(1) Activities
The staff member(s) specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5 who are responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of the center's daily activities shall ensure that time frames for each activity are geared to the age and developmental level of each child served and are flexible enough to accommodate spontaneous occurrences or children's suggestions and inquiries.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff interact with the children wherein the cook came into the classrooms and was just sitting around not saying anything to the children in Rooms 5 & 6.
2020-03-04 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(i) Personal hygiene requirements
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 the children wash their hands with soap and running water before the intake of food in Room 3.
2020-03-04 3A:52-7.8(a)(1)(iii) Personal hygiene requirements
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 immediately after coming into contact with blood, fecal matter, urine, vomit, nasal secretions, or other body fluids or secretions.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the children wash their hands with soap and running water after wiping their noses in Room 7.
2020-02-26 3A:52-6.6(a)(1) Discipline
The methods of guidance and discipline used shall: be positive.

Violation Observed: Use positive methods of guidance and discipline that will lead to the children’s ability to develop and maintain self-control. The staff in room 3 were inappropriately providing directives to the children by continually telling them to stop what they were doing instead of redirecting their actions or behaviors or communicating positive expectations.
2020-02-26 3A:52-4.8(c) Orientation training
The center shall ensure that all staff members who work at the center complete 12 hours of continuing staff development each year.

Violation Observed: Retrain all the staff including the director from an outside source on; | a. Supervision | b. Tracking the children at all times | c. Ratios | d. Positive guidance and discipline | e. Sanitary for example, washing and disinfecting tables and the changing tables. | 3/12/20 | Retrain all the staff including the director from an outside source on; | a. Classroom management | b. Activities for children
2020-02-26 3A:52-6.1(e) Activities
The center shall ensure that pacifiers are removed when the children are crawling or walking.

Violation Observed: Remove food from the children when they are walking in Room 5. | 3/4/20 | Remove cups from the children when they are walking in Room 5. | 3/12/20 | Remove cups and pacifiers when the children are walking in Room 5.
2020-02-26 3A:52-5.3(a)(2) Physical plant requirements for all centers
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: Provide a door for Room 3. | Provide a door for the hallway area by the bathroom and sink is located next to Room 7 and entrance to keep children from having access to the front door.
2020-02-26 3A:52-4.3(a)(1) Staff/child ratios and supervision
The center shall develop and implement an Office of Licensing-approved method to keep track of the location and ensure the safety of all children at all times when under the center’s supervision, including the transfer of supervision from and to parents during arrival and departure and the utilization of off-site locations, including playgrounds and field trips.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the staff knows how many children are in their care at all times wherein staff in Room 3 did not know how many children were present. | 3/4/20 | Staff in Room 1 had to count the children.
2020-02-10 3A:52-7.6(a)(2) Injury to a child while in the center's care
The center shall take immediate necessary action to protect the child from further harm and shall immediately notify the child's parent(s) when a child sustains a head or facial injury, including when a child bumps his or her head.

Violation Observed: The center shall immediately notify the child's parent when a child sustains a head injury including when a child bumps his or her head as needed throughout the center. | 3/4/20 | The center shall immediately notify the child's parents when children sustain head injuries in Room 5. | 3/12/20 | The center shall immediately notify the child's parents when children sustain head injuries in Room 3.
2020-02-10 3A:52-6.1(g)(2) Activities
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: centers serving children less than 18 months of age shall provide at least four types of children's daily activities including, but not limited to, sensory; language and dramatic play; manipulative; building; large muscle; music; or other comparable activities; and at least four types of supplies and equipment for each activity area chosen by the center.

Violation Observed: Provide 5 areas with at least 5 different activities in each area in Room 5

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