The Lincroft Center for Children - Lincroft NJ Regular Child Care Center

1475 W FRONT STREET , LINCROFT NJ 07738
(732) 530-0643

About the Provider

Description:

The Lincroft Center for Children is a non-profit Early Childhood Center providing Infant/Toddler, Preschool & Kindergarten programs. TLC's goal is to provide a safe and secure environment in which every child is treated with affecton and respect. We provide a balanced and integrated program of activities which allows each child to grow physically, socially and emotionally. Our developmentally appropriate curriculum includes indoor and outdoor activities and opportunities for hands-on learning that are both teacher-directed and child oriented. Visit our website at www.TheLincroftCenterforChildren.org.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 13LIN0004
  • Capacity: 120
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Type of Care: Daytime, Full-Time, Kindergarten, Part-Time
  • Transportation: None provided
  • Current License Expiration Date: 2026-08-01
  • 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
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all staff, the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative complete a CHRI background check as required for the center's license renewal. One staff member needs a renewal CHRI.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-7.7(a)(1)(i)
Disinfectants shall be used as follows: the center shall disinfect those items specified in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-7.7(a)3 with a solution that shall be a commercially prepared disinfectant that indicates it kills bacteria, viruses, and parasites. This solution shall be used in accordance with label instructions.

Violation Observed: Ensure that commercially prepared disinfectants used at the center are left to air dry for the amount of time specified on the label.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-7.5(b)(10)
The center shall develop and follow a policy on the administration of medication and health care procedures to children, which shall include the following provisions: the center shall store prescribed epinephrine pens in their original boxes with the child’s name and prescription. A special care plan or other documentation from a health care provider shall accompany the epinephrine pen. If two epinephrine pens are required, both shall be available. Each center under the jurisdiction of N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5 shall store back-up epinephrine pens on site consistent with the requirements stated at N.J.S.A. 18A:40-12.5.e(1).

Violation Observed: Ensure that all Epi-pens are stored in their original boxes with the child's name and prescription, accompanied by a special care plan and that two are present when required.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 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: Ensure that the blue couch in Room 11 is repaired or replaced.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-5.4(a)(3)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, crawl spaces, attic spaces, and all doors and windows used for natural ventilation shall be provided with insect screening.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all window screens in Room 1 and Room 3 are securely attached to the track.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-5.4(a)(1)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply, all electrical outlets that are accessible to the children shall have protective covers.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all electrical outlets accessible to the children have protective coverings in the Gym.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 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: Ensure that the center maintains daily time sheets for staff that indicate the hours the staff worked at the center.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-6.4(b)(2)
The center shall provide sleeping equipment for children over the age of 12 months and under the age of five years, 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 CRF 1219 and 1220, which is incorporated herein by reference, and can be obtained through the CPSC's website at http://www.cpsc.gov/businfo/frnotices/fr11/cribfinal.pdf, playpen, cot, mat, or other Office of Licensing-approved sleeping equipment that meets the following requirements:

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center repairs or replaces sleeping mats in Room 11.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 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: Ensure that the center completes and submits a DCF Drinking Water Testing Checklist and Statement of Assurance and a copy of the center's water testing completed by a laboratory certified by the Department of Environmental Protection as required for renewal.
2023-04-27 2023-07-13 3A:52-5.3(a)(16)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: walls shall be painted or otherwise covered whenever there is evidence of

Violation Observed: Ensure that the center repairs chipping paint in Room 4/5.
2021-04-14 2021-04-14 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Submit all CHRI clearances to the NJCCIS filing cabinet.
2021-04-14 2021-04-14 3A:52-4.11(a)(1)
As a condition of securing a license or Certificate of Life/Safety Approval, the sponsor or sponsor representative shall ensure that a Criminal History Record Information (CHRI) fingerprint background check is completed for himself or herself, and for all staff members at least 18 years of age who are or will be working at the center on a regularly- scheduled basis, to determine whether any such person has been convicted of a crime, as specified in P.L. 2000, c. 77 (N.J.S.A. 30:5B-6.10 to 6.17). The sponsor or sponsor representative and each staff member shall complete the electronic fingerprinting process through the vendor authorized by the State to conduct CHRI background checks through the Division of State Police in the Department of Law and Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Violation Observed: Submit all CHRI clearances to the NJCCIS filing cabinet.

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