Office for Children


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Mission Statement:

Strengthening Bergen County Families, connecting them with quality, inclusive childcare, and supporting the childcare community with education and training.

Updates and News

Register NOW for 2022 Summer Youth Camp Providers Information Sessions

Both sessions will cover the same topics, please register for the session that works best for you. Each session is two hours. You can join for the whole session or join for just for the information you are interested in.

Friday, April 29, 2022
Friday, May 6, 2022 

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: registering your camp to accept child care assistance
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: camp grants

Register Now 

Access to Technical Assistance for all Child Care Providers

New Jersey Small Business Development Center (NJSBDC) provides a variety of educational and business resources to help small business owners finance, market and manage their companies.

Register or call 973-353-1927

The Deadline for the ARP Stabilization Grant is April 30th!

The application is open to licensed or registered providers who were open and operating as of March 11, 2021. If you need funds to help cover your operational expense through August 2023 – APPLY TODAY! Just log in to your NJCCIS account and navigate to the Grants tab from your Quicklinks pane.

Applying is quick and easy with grants up to $120,000 waiting for you.

For more information and How‐To Videos and Documents, visit the NJ ARP Stabilization Grants page.

$1,000 Hiring and Retention Grant Reopening!

The application will be available from Monday, April 11 through Friday, May 6, 2022 on NJCCIS.

Please visit for details.

Attendance and Enrollment Study

The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development will launch a Child Care Enrollment Study Form to collect attendance for a study comparing the costs of enrollment vs. attendance-based assistance programs.

Grow NJ Kids tiered reimbursement now includes Family Child Care Providers (FCCs)

Tell Us Your Story About Child Care

Please take a moment and share your story with us through this form.


Contact Us

Julie O'Brien


Office for Children

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

Phone: 201-336-7150

Email Office for Children

Office Hours: 

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

Call for an appointment.

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