Woodbridge Child Care Center - Avenel NJ Regular Child Care Center

238 AVENEL STREET , AVENEL NJ 07001
(732) 636-1100

About the Provider

Description: In Y child care programs, every child is treated as an individual, learning through hands on activities in an age appropriate environment. We provide opportunities for self expression through social/emotional, physical, cognitive and language development, while stimulating young minds to bring greater understanding, awareness and curiosity. Our center utilizes Creative Curriculum to create purposeful and productive experiences that help children grow in all areas of development and the CATCH program to incorporate healthy habits of physical fitness and good nutritional choices, as part of our programs.

Program and Licensing Details

  • License Number: 12WOO0004
  • Capacity: 130
  • Age Range: 0 - 13 years
  • State Rating: 2
  • Enrolled in Subsidized Child Care Program: Yes
  • Current License Expiration Date: 2025-08-28
  • 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.)
  • Licensor: Nikki Bryant (nbryant@communitychildcaresolutions.org)

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Inspection/Report History

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Date Cited Date Abated Regulation Number
2023-05-17 2023-07-06 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: Complete and submit 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.
2023-01-09 2023-01-09 3A:52-5.2(a)(5)
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure that egress from play area is unobstructed.
2022-10-11 2022-11-15 3A:52-4.3(c)
The following staff/child ratios shall apply, except as specified in 3A:52-4.3(d) through (f):Age Staff/Child RatioUnder 18 months - 1:418 months up to 2 ½ years - 1:62 ½ years up to 4 years - 1:104 years - 1:125 years and older - 1:15

Violation Observed: Ensure that adequate staff/child ratios are maintained at all times while in the play area. There were 12 children ages 3-4 with one staff.
2022-08-02 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.2(a)(5)
The center shall be permitted to obtain a valid fire safety inspection certificate issued by the municipality in which it is located, based on a fire inspection conducted within the preceding 12 months, and submit a copy of the certificate to the Office of Licensing in lieu of a CO or CCO, if the center serves only children 2 ½ years of age or older and is located in a public school building that is used as a public school.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all illuminated exit signs and emergency lighting are operable at all times throughout the center.
2022-08-02 2022-08-02 3A:52-5.3(a)(10)
Indoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: all corrosive agents, insecticides, bleaches, detergents, polishes, any products under pressure in an aerosol spray can, and any toxic substance shall be stored in a locked cabinet or in an enclosure located in an area not accessible to the children.

Violation Observed: Ensure that all toxic substances are inaccessible to the children in the bathroom.
2022-08-02 2022-11-15 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: Repair bottom of doorframe in back egress.
2022-08-02 2023-04-06 3A:52-5.3(b)(3)(i)
the building structure shall be maintained to prevent water from entering.

Violation Observed: Maintain the building structure to prevent water from entering.
2022-08-02 2022-10-11 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: Repair and/or paint the walls.
2022-08-02 2022-10-11 3A:52-5.3(p)
Play equipment, materials, and furniture for indoor and outdoor use shall be of sturdy and safe construction, non-toxic, free of hazards, and used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. The center may not use play equipment intended for outdoor use indoors.

Violation Observed: Ensure the condenser is inaccessible at all times in the play area.
2022-08-02 2023-02-28 3A:52-5.3(b)(6)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: centers that provide outdoor space shall maintain all fencing in proper condition.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the fence surrounding the outdoor play area is maintained in good condition.
2022-08-02 2022-11-15 3A:52-5.3(b)(7)
Outdoor maintenance and sanitation requirements are as follows: the center shall comply with the Playground Safety Subcode of the New Jersey Uniform Construction Code, as specified in N.J.A.C. 5:23-11.

Violation Observed: Provide and maintain the resilient surfacing and use zones under all play equipment as required.
2022-06-15 2022-10-11 3A:52-4.10(b)(1)
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: Ensure that the sponsor representative submits a CARI background check upon renewal.
2022-06-15 2022-10-11 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 the sponsor and/or the sponsor representative completes a CHRI background check as required for the center's license renewal.
2022-06-15 2023-01-09 3A:52-4.6(b)(1)
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: Ensure that the director meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual.
2022-06-15 2023-06-22 3A:52-4.6(c)(1)
For early childhood programs, the following shall apply: for all centers, the head teacher or consulting head teacher shall meet the qualification requirements specified in one of the seven options set forth in N.J.A.C. 3A:52-4.6(c) for education and experience.

Violation Observed: Ensure that the head teacher meets the required qualifications as specified in the manual.

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