Office for Children

***ALL LICENSED CHILD CARE CENTERS WILL BE EMAILED A MARKET RATE STUDY***

The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development, Office of Child Care Operations (DHS/DFD/OCCO) is required by Federal law to conduct a Child Care Market Rate Survey for 2021. 

Beginning August 1, 2021 DHS/DFD/OCCO will be emailing a survey to ALL Licensed Child Care Centers throughout the State from the email address DFD-MarketRateStudy@dhs.nj.gov.  Participation in this survey is critical for the State of New Jersey to help inform policy recommendations for setting Provider payment rates for the Child Care Subsidy Program.

Links

Press Releases

Is Your Child Ready to Stay Home Alone?

The laws in New Jersey do not specify an age when a child is considered old enough to stay home alone. Parents must make an individual decision based on many factors. View guidelines and things to consider in making this difficult decision.

Attention Child Care Providers

 

Tell Us Your Story About Child Care

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

 

Summer Camp

Summer Camp Registration Requirements

 

 

Contact Us

Julie O'Brien

Director


Office for Children

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

Phone: 201-336-7150 • Fax: 201-336-7155

Email Office for Children

Office Hours: 

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

Call if you need an appointment before or after office hours.

Facebook logo

 Follow us on Facebook