Provider Participation in Child Care Subsidy

Are you a provider of child care who is interested in accepting children who have subsidy through the Office for Children? 

Perhaps you have been providing care for children with subsidy and need clarity on all the different pieces of information you have been learning. 

This video explains how to become a provider in the Office for Children system; reviews the processes including subsidy, payments to you in this system, handling attendance, how much and how often you will be paid, training requirements for staff, and the tools you will be given to track all of this.

Let us know if you have questions.

If you need to send attendance logs as per our request, please use this form and e-mail to

If you have an inquiry regarding payments, please e-mail

Here is the 2023 payment schedule.

The Office for Children provides technical assistance, training and referrals for registered family child care providers.

For additional information and resources, visit New Jersey Department of Human Services and the National Association for Family Child Care.

Contact Us

Julie O'Brien


Division of Child Care Resources
(Formerly known as Office for Children)

One Bergen County Plaza  • 2nd Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7150

Email Division of Child Care Resources

Office Hours: 

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Call for an appointment.

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