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Step One Academy Resources

Step One Academy in Plainfield, NJ is your go-to preschool and childcare center. We are dedicated to creating a warm and nurturing environment where children can thrive. Our experienced staff is passionate about providing quality care and education to children aged 6 weeks to 13 years old.

With engaging programs tailored to each age group, we ensure that every child’s unique needs and interests are met. Whether it’s our nutritious meals, before and after care options, or our commitment to creating a fun learning environment, we are here to support your child’s development and make their early years memorable.

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Child Care Resources New Jersey

Discover valuable resources and information on finding assistance with child care in New Jersey.


Community Coordinated Child Care

We are dedicated to supporting families in Union County by providing financial assistance for child care to those who qualify.


Community Child Care Solutions

If you reside in Somerset or Middlesex counties, we offer assistance to qualifying individuals to help cover the costs of child care.


Early Intervention Services (Birth – 3yrs)

The State of New Jersey provides a comprehensive resource for infants and toddlers from birth to three years old who have developmental delays or disabilities.


Early Intervention Services (Over 3)

Even for children over the age of three, the State of New Jersey continues to provide essential early intervention services for those with developmental delays or disabilities.


NJ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (NJ SNAP)

NJ SNAP offers low-income families the opportunity to obtain supplemental nutritional assistance, ensuring they can afford the groceries they need for a healthy diet.


Creative Curriculum

The Creative Curriculum is a research-based, developmentally appropriate learning approach that supports the whole child. Through purposeful play and hands-on exploration, children develop confidence, creativity, and critical thinking skills.


Grow NJ Kids

Grow NJ Kids is New Jersey’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). It enhances early learning and child care programs by assessing and assigning ratings for quality, helping parents make informed choices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What do I do if I'm considering enrolling my child with Step One Academy?

If you’re considering enrolling your child with Step One Academy, we recommend scheduling a visit to our center to meet our staff and learn more about our programs.

What is a subsidy program?

A subsidy program is a government-funded initiative that helps eligible families afford child care services by providing financial assistance.

What food do you provide?

We provide nutritious meals and snacks for children enrolled at Step One Academy. Our menu includes a variety of healthy and balanced options.

What ages do you serve?

We serve children from infancy through thirteen years old. Please contact us for more information about the age groups we accommodate.

Do you have before and after care?

Yes, we offer before and after care programs to provide additional flexibility and support to families.

Do you provide transportation to or from your daycare center?

We do not provide transportation to or from our daycare center. Families are responsible for arranging transportation for their children.
Ready to give your child the best start in life?

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Step One Academy I

222 E 5th Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Phone Number: 908-753-8253
Fax Number: 908-753-8416

Business Hours:
Monday – Friday
6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday

Step One Academy II

233 E 5th Street
Plainfield, NJ 07060

Phone Number: 908-753-8252
Fax Number: 908-753-8251