Little Bears Day Care II - Hillside NJ Regular Child Care Center

(908) 688-2251

About the Provider

Description: Little Bears Day Care II is a Regular Child Care Center in HILLSIDE NJ, with a maximum capacity of 75 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 0 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 20LIT0006
  • Capacity: 75
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 1
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: Sep 23, 2021
  • District Office: New Jersey Dept of Children and Families - Office of Licensing
  • District Office Phone: (908)420-3591 (Note: This is not the facility phone number.)
  • Licensor: Grace Gaillardin-Jouan (

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number Summary
2020-01-28 3A:52-5.3(r) Physical plant requirements for all centers
The center shall take any steps required by the Office of Licensing to correct conditions in the building or center that may endanger the health, safety, and well-being of the children served.

Violation Observed: Based on complaint #18078, ensure children are not seated at the table when cleaners are used.
2020-01-28 3A:52-5.3(c)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Lighting requirements are as follows: all fluorescent tubes and incandescent light bulbs shall have protective covers or shields.

Violation Observed: Ensure lights have covers in room 2.
2020-01-28 3A:52-5.3(q)(3)(v) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Space and room requirements are as follows: Indoor space requirements for play rooms and sleep rooms are as follows the center shall identify all rooms of the center that have been approved by the Office of Licensing. This identification shall consist of numbers, letters, names or any other means of identification and shall be located either inside or directly outside each room.

Violation Observed: Ensure all rooms are labeled.
2020-01-28 2020-03-24 3A:52-4.8(g)(3) Orientation training
The center shall maintain on file documentation of the date, time, topic, presenter, and attendance for all staff development and orientation completed by center staff members. The center shall record each staff member’s completion of staff development and orientation on the Staff Records Checklist, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b).

Violation Observed: Ensure all staff complete annual orientation.
2020-01-28 3A:52-5.3(a)(1) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall be free of moisture resulting from water leaks or seepage.

Violation Observed: Ensure ceiling in room 3 is free of moisture.
2020-01-28 3A:52-6.3(b)(3)(vi) Food and nutrition
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, feeding requirements for centers serving children less than 18 months of age are as follows: a child who, because of age or developmental readiness, no longer needs to be held for feeding shall be provided with an infant seat, high chair with safety strap, or other age-appropriate seating apparatus, which meets the standards of a recognized safety organization (such as the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association, the American Society for Testing and Materials, or the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission).

Violation Observed: Ensure children are buckled in with all straps required by manufacture in room 1.
2020-01-28 3A:52-4.8(d)(1) Orientation training
In lieu of the child care staff development specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.8(b), the director, head teacher(s), group teacher(s), and program supervisor(s) shall each complete 20 hours of staff development each year. Recommended topics of training for these staff include educational and physical activity.

Violation Observed: Ensure credentialed staff complete 20 hours of annual training.
2020-01-28 3A:52-7.8(d)(1)(ii)(3) 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, diapering area and surface requirements are as follows, the diapering surface shall be flat, smooth, clean, dry, non-absorbent, and in good repair.

Violation Observed: Ensure diapering surface is clean in room 4.
2020-01-28 3A:52-5.3(l)(1)(iii) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Emergency procedure requirements are as follows: the center shall prepare written emergency procedures delineating an alternate indoor location that operates during the same operating hours as the center. The center shall

Violation Observed: Ensure emergency procedures include location with same operating hours.
2020-01-28 3A:52-6.3(a)(4) Food and nutrition
All centers shall comply with the following requirements, if the center provides food, the center shall ensure that the food is stored, prepared, and served in a sanitary manner.

Violation Observed: Ensure juice is refrigerated in room 3.

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