New Dreams Child Daycare Center - Jersey City NJ Regular Child Care Center

534 Westside Avenue, Jersey City NJ 07304
(202) 936-2019

About the Provider

Description: New Dreams Child Daycare Center is a Regular Child Care Center in Jersey City NJ, with a maximum capacity of 49 children. This child care center helps with children in the age range of 2 1/2 - 13 years. The provider also participates in a subsidized child care program.

Program and Licensing Details

  • Capacity: 49
  • License Number: 170200163
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • 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 Summary
2020-01-29 3A:52-5.2(a)(1)(ii) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
For newly-constructed buildings, for existing buildings whose construction code group classification would change from that which it had been, or for existing buildings that require major alteration or renovation, the center shall obtain a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) issued by the municipality in which it is located, reflecting the center's compliance with the provisions of the NJUCC, and submit a copy of the CO to the Office of Licensing, for the following group classification: I-4 (Institutional) for buildings accommodating one or more children less than 2 ½ years of age.
2020-01-29 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: Repair the light fixtures on the ceiling. Ensure children do not play by that area until the hazard is remediated
2019-10-03 3A:52-4.6(b)(1) Staff qualifications
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 education and experience for the new director.
2019-08-29 3A:52-5.3(a)(9) Physical plant requirements for all centers
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: toilets, wash basins, kitchen sinks, and other plumbing shall be maintained in good operating and sanitary condition.

Violation Observed: | Repair the toilet in the boys bathroom. | Repair the sink in the girls bathroom.
2019-08-19 2019-10-03 3A:52-4.8(a)(1) Orientation training
Topics of orientation training shall include supervising and tracking all children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.3(a).
2019-08-19 2019-10-03 3A:52-6.4(b)(1) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
The center shall provide sleeping equipment for children 12 months of age and younger, the center shall provide for each child a crib, that complies with the Consumer Product Safety Commission's (CPSC) Federal Safety Standards for Full- Size and Non-Full-Size Baby Cribs; 16 CFR 1219 and 1220, which is incorporated herein by reference, and can be obtained through the CPSC's website at https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety- Education-Centers/cribs , playpen, or other Office of Licensing-approved sleeping equipment that meets the following requirement that
2019-08-19 2019-08-27 3A:52-5.2(a)(1)(ii) State, county and municipal government physical facility requirements
For newly-constructed buildings, for existing buildings whose construction code group classification would change from that which it had been, or for existing buildings that require major alteration or renovation, the center shall obtain a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) issued by the municipality in which it is located, reflecting the center's compliance with the provisions of the NJUCC, and submit a copy of the CO to the Office of Licensing, for the following group classification: I-4 (Institutional) for buildings accommodating one or more children less than 2 ½ years of age.

Violation Observed: Cease caring for children under the age of 2 1/2.
2019-08-19 2019-10-03 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: Ensure that the school age children have a sufficient amount of school age activities.
2019-08-19 2019-10-03 3A:52-6.4(a)(4) Rest and sleep requirements for early childhood programs
For early childhood programs, the center shall provide opportunities for daily rest and sleep as follows: for children over the age of 18 months and under the age of four years, the center shall provide

Violation Observed: Ensure there are alternate activities for the children that are resting. Children 4 years of age and older are not required to nap.
2019-08-19 2019-10-03 3A:52-6.1(g)(3) Activities
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: centers serving children 18 months of age and older shall provide at least five types of children's daily activities including, but not limited to, language; science and mathematics; manipulative; large muscle; building; art; music; drama; or other comparable activities; and at least five types of supplies and equipment for each daily activity chosen by the center.

Violation Observed: Provide a minimum of four areas of activities and materials for classroom #2.

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