Lil Peoples Playhouse, Inc. - Stirling NJ Regular Child Care Center

(908) 647-0950

About the Provider

Description: Lil People’s was started out of love for children. Their dream of owning and operating their own school started in the early days of talking while studying in their dorm room. Shortly after they both graduated they decided to give it a try after Dawn decided to leave her job in Corporate America because she felt their was no quality care and their was a huge lack of education in the facilities available to her young infant. Lisa was in absolute agreement …and thus Lil’ People’s Playhouse Inc. was established in 1991.

The emphasis on quality care, small groups of children and a well developed curriculum was so important to them both. Not only was curriculum important but they felt trust between parent, child and teacher were huge components to further aide the children’s progression, (both academically and socially) while attending their school.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 49
  • License Number: 14LIL0001
  • Age Range: 0 - 6 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: (908)421-9144 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Jennifer Blohm (

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 3A:52-6.8(a)(6) Parent and community participation
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 parent’s signature attesting to the receipt of the Information to Parents document, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-3.6(b).

Violation Observed: 1 child is missing policy sign offs.
2019-08-23 2020-01-09 3A:52-4.10(b)(1) Child Abuse Record Information background check procedures
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: All renewal CARI's
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 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: Clean the round dolphin rug in room A.
2019-08-23 2019-11-21 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(i) Staff responsibilities
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: Ensure staff sign in and out daily.
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.4(a)(4) Additional physical plant requirements for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, a supply of hot tap water not exceeding 110 degrees Fahrenheit and cold running water shall be provided.

Violation Observed: Ensure the hot water temperature does not exceed 110 degrees in rooms B, C and D.
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 3A:52-7.9(a)(1)(vi)(4) Illness log for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: the center shall maintain on file a log of the initial illnesses, symptoms of illness, or diseases that are exhibited by each child while in the center’s care, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1(c) and (d). This illness log shall include the date, if applicable, that the child returned to the center symptom-free.

Violation Observed: Ensure to document the return date on the illness log.
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 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 to document the time of notification on the accident report.
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 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: Ensure to notify the parent immediately of a head/facial injury.
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 3A:52-4.5(a)(3)(i)(1) Staff responsibilities
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.
2019-08-23 2019-10-08 3A:52-5.3(l)(4) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall conduct two lockdown drills per year and maintain on file a record of each lockdown drill. The center shall ensure that lockdown drills are conducted during each session provided at the center.

Violation Observed: Provide documentation of a lockdown drill.

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