North Hudson Community Action, Corp. Head Start Program - Kearny NJ Regular Child Care Center

380 KEARNY AVE , KEARNY NJ 07032
(201) 246-8786

About the Provider

Description: About North Hudson
North Hudson Community Action Program has been in existence since 1965, providing social services and Head Start / Early Head Start classes to the Hudson County residents.
In 1994 the health services were added to NHCAC.
Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) designation obtained 1997.
Accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO) in 2003, 2006, 2009 & 2012.
North Hudson has been recently certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home in 2013.
Largest health center in New Jersey with 11 delivery sites located in Hudson, Bergen and Passaic counties and mobile unit services.
NHCAC organization, as a whole, has over 750 employees and over 22 sites and locations.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 09NOR0009
  • Capacity: 41
  • Age Range: 2 1/2 - 6 years
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: No
  • Current License Expiration Date: Jul 02, 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
2021-05-14 3A:52-7.9(a)(1)
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

Violation Observed: Submit to the OOL, a copy of the center's illness log for the previous 30 day period.
2021-05-14 3A:52-5.3(h)(2)
Lead paint precautions are as follows: the center shall comply with the lead paint inspection requirements specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-5.3(h)3, unless the center

Violation Observed: Submit to the OOL, a copy of the current lead paint testing results and report.
2021-05-14 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: Submit to the OOL, a copy of the drinking water test results and all required documentation.
2021-05-14 2021-05-17 3A:52-4.6(a)
The center shall maintain on file a Staff Records Checklist designated by the Office of Licensing, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.1(b), indicating that the center has obtained documentation of the applicable staff education and experience, as specified in 3A:52-4.6(b) through (d).

Violation Observed: Submit to the OOL, a copy of the current completed staff records checklist, to include the staff orientation information.
2021-05-14 2021-10-01 3A:52-4.5(b)(2)(i)
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: Submit to the OOL, a copy of the center's staff attendance records for the previous 2 week period.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(1)
Topics of orientation training shall include supervising and tracking all children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.3(a).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(11)
Topics of orientation training shall include recognizing and responding to injuries and emergencies, including the prevention of and response to emergencies due to food-related allergies and other allergic reactions.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(12)
Topics of orientation training shall include including children with special needs in the center’s program.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(2)
Topics of orientation training shall include understanding center operations, policies and procedures, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.5(b)3.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(3)
Topics of orientation training shall include implementing group size limits and primary caregiver responsibilities, as applicable, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.4.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(4)
Topics of orientation training shall include recognizing and reporting child abuse or neglect, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.9.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(6)
Topics of orientation training shall include implementing the center’s release policy, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.5.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(7)
Topics of orientation training shall include implementing the center's statement of policy on the disciplining of children, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-6.6.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-06-11 3A:52-4.8(a)(8)
Topics of orientation training shall include implementing health practices, including medication administration and responding to symptoms of illness, as specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.1 through 7.11.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff receive orientation training. There are 6 staff missing their orientation.
2019-03-15 2019-05-02 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: Replace the wet and stained ceiling tiles in the kitchen area.

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