NJ Licensed Child Care Centers

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This dataset shows the searchable listing of all NJ (New Jersey) licensed child care centers and inspection reports.

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In New Jersey, child care centers serving six or more children under the age of 13 must be licensed by DCF (Department of Children and Families). Centers are licensed for a three-year period. A copy of the centers’ license is displayed in a prominent location at the center. Children’s residential treatment centers provide 24-hour care for 13 or more children placed or financed by DCF. Residential treatment centers under contract with the Department, both in New Jersey and in other states are approved by the office of licensing.

When parents register a child at a center, they receive information to parents document highlighting key information that is available, upon request, to parents about the center, including inspection and violation reports and a summary of any complaint made against the center. Centers are obligated to provide parents such information if requested. Therefore, going directly to a child care center for the information is the most efficient and effective approach to take.

DCF inspects centers every three years at the time of the center’s renewal and conducts investigations when allegations are made about possible noncompliance with licensing requirements. Inspection reports are available at the center for parents to review.

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Child Care Licensing, Children's Residential Treatment Centers, Child Care, Children's Treatment Centers, Department of Children and Families, Child Care Centers, Child Care Centers Licensing

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NJ Child Care Centers, Child Care Licensed Centers

CountyCounty that Childcare Center is located in.string-
Child_Care_CenterChildcare Care Center name.string-
Phone_NumberTelephone number of Childcare Center.string-
Child_AgesAges of children that Childcare Center provides services to.string-
Center_CapacityCapacity of Childcare Center.integerlevel : Ratio
CityCity that Childcare Center is located in.string-
AddressStreet Address of Childcare Center.string-
ZIP_CodeZip code of Childcare Center location.string-
Inspections_Reports_URLChildcare Center Inspections Reports URL addressstring-
BergenGan Rina201-833-04582½ to 648Teaneck354 Maitland7666Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/02GAN0004.shtml)
SussexMcKeown KEEP973-383-22136 to 1330Newton1 School Rd7860Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/19PRO0001.shtml)
HudsonPee Wee Prep201-437-21272½ to 641Bayonne478 Ave C7002Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/09PEE0001.shtml)
EssexParkside III973-732-48070 to 1398Newark567 Broadway7104Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/101000131.shtml)
MercerCrossroads609-951-46990 to 687Princeton225 Olden La8540Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/11CRO0001.shtml)
OceanSmarty Pants732-262-83080 to 1390Brick515 Brick Blvd8723Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/15SMA0003.shtml)
EssexTot Lot973-857-48302½ to 6120Verona14 Brookdale Ct.7044Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/07TOT0001.shtml)
EssexBrick Avon973-733-67506 to 1338Newark219 Avon Avenue7108Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/161000201.shtml)
BergenNell's Nursery973-772-39362 to 622Lodi83 Keasler Ave7644Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/02NEL0001.shtml)
PassaicFun Factory973-777-01236 to 13143Passaic45 River Dr7055Inspection Reports (http://www.nj.gov/dcf/families/childcare/centers/16FUN0002.shtml)
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