Enrollment at Bright Horizons®

Thank you for choosing Bright Horizons’ early education and preschool programs. Whether you are a new or returning family... Read More we are thrilled to welcome you and excited to have this opportunity to provide your child with the highest quality education and care. As a part of the enrollment process, Bright Horizons is required to obtain additional information about your family. Many of the forms are available on this website and will need to either be completed and brought to your child’s intake meeting or updated before pre-registration. For details on how we will process your personal information, please click here to read our Global Privacy Notice.


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All forms are available for download using Adobe Acrobat software. Adobe Reader 8 or higher will also allow you to complete the forms online and save a completed copy for your files. To get started, select the state in which your child will be receiving care. Your center director can answer any questions you may have as well as provide any additional forms that may need to be completed.

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The Bright Horizons Family Guide


Enrollment forms for New Jersey

Standard
1. Child Health Record

Parent/guardian to complete and sign Section 1; child’s health care provider to complete and sign Section II including date of last physical exam and immunizations.

2. Child Information Form

Specific family information and identifying information about the child.

3. COVID Informed Consent and Acknowledgment

4. Enrollment Addendum

Additional information required by licensing regarding late pick of child and excludable communicable diseases. Read, sign, and date.

5. Family Guide Addendum

Additional information required by licensing regarding methods of parental notification, use of technology & social media, and other policies as required by NJ. Read, sign, and date.

6. Food Preference Form-Cultural, Religious, Vegan, Vegetarian Reasons

This form is required for any child who should not be served particular foods due to cultural/religious/vegan or vegetarian reasons, but excluding medical causes (i.e. allergies) or personal preferences (i.e. dislike of certain foods).

7. Information to Parents Statement

As required by the NJ Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing the center must provide all parents with details regarding information available to them while their child is enrolled in the center. Once this information has been reviewed, please sign the Family Guide Addendum and return to the center.

8. Informed Consent Form

To be reviewed and completed by parent. Includes authorization and consent for emergency situations, persons the child may be released to; walk permission, photography and video permission, and acknowledgement of the Bright Horizons Family Guide or client equivalent.

9. Jersey City Lead Notification

Information regarding the risks of lead hazards. To be reviewed, signed and returned to center management. Required for Jersey City centers only.

10. Medication Authorization Form

To be completed by parent/guardian and child’s medical provider (when necessary), authorizing the administration of medication to child while at the center.

11. Policy on Suspending a Child’s Enrollment

As required by the NJ Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing, the center must provide all parents with a copy of the suspension policy. Once this information has been reviewed; please sign the Family Guide Addendum, date, and return to the center.

12. Sunscreen and Insect Repellant Permission Slip Form

To be signed by family; valid for one year dependent upon state licensing regulations.

13. Technology and Screen Time Expectations

As required by the NJ Department of Children and Families Office of Licensing, the center must provide parents with guidelines for the use of technology within the center. Once this information has been reviewed; please sign the Family Guide Addendum, date, and return to the center.

14. Topical Applications Administration Permission

Required form to be completed if you would like any type of over the counter lotion, ointment, or cream to be applied to your child.

Infant Addendum
15. Infant Personal Care Plan/Developmental History

To be completed by family at time of enrollment or when child transitions to the next age group. Provides detailed information to help provide the best care possible to your child.

16. Personal Care Plan-Infant Routine Care

To be used as a quarterly update throughout the year to keep the center aware of your child’s changing developmental needs.

Toddler/Two's Addendum
17. Toddler/Two’s Personal Care Plan/Developmental History

To be completed by family at time of enrollment or when child transitions to the next age group. Provides detailed information to help provide the best care possible to your child.

Preschool/Kindergarten Addendum
18. Preschool/Kindergarten/School-Age Developmental History

Specific information about preschool, kindergarten, or school-age children for parent/guardian to complete upon enrollment to help staff become more familiar with each child.

Health Care
19. Allergy Health Care Plan

To be completed by the child’s medical provider for a child with medically diagnosed allergies, detailing the child's allergies, symptoms, and treatments necessary in case of a reaction. Any medication(s) prescribed must be provided to the center.

20. Asthma Health Care Plan

To be completed by the child’s medical provider for a child diagnosed with asthma, detailing the child's triggers, symptoms, and treatment necessary. Any medication(s) prescribed must be provided to the center.

21. Reporting Requirements for Communicable Diseases

Quick reference guide of communicable diseases and requirements for reporting to the health department.

22. Suspected Allergy/Food Intolerance Form

Supplemental Information
23. Food From Home

Healthy and nut safe lunch ideas.