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Click HERE Quality Strategies for the Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver 

Effective January 1, 2014, any young adult under age 26 who, as of his or her 18th birthday, was in foster care and was enrolled in Medicaid may be eligible for Medicaid until he or she turns 26, regardless of income.  Click HERE for more information.

New Jersey Birth to Three Early Learning Standards click HERE 

Sexual Abuse Safe-Child Standards

DCF has decided to endorse these important Safe-Child Standards and plans to incorporate them into our grant-making process and existing contracts in the renewal period beginning in July 2014.  These standards represent best practices and are aspirational for any organization serving children and youth.  Please click on the following link to review the Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey (PCA NJ) Sexual Abuse Safe-Child Standards.

Click HERE for the Sexual Abuse Safe-Child Standards

New Jersey Dads Take Your Child To School Planning Guide and Samples. Click HERE for the Guide.  Click HERE for the Samples.

Renew Jersey Strong

Click HERE to find out how you can order our newest handbook, "Helping Children Cope with Disaster".  This parent and school staff handbook provides helpful information about how to help children cope with disaster.

Prevent Child Abuse NJ View The Enough Abuse Campaign Video

4/9/14 - Christie Administration to Open New Family Success Center in Atlantic City

4/1/14 - Governor Christie Proclaims April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month

4/1/14 - Governor Christie Proclaims April as Autism Awareness Month

3/21/14 - Christie Administration Announces Summer Camp Activities For Youth Impacted By Superstorm Sandy  

3/19/14 - Christie Administration’s Expanded Family Success Center Program Brings Relief to Families Impacted by Superstorm Sandy

3/4/14 - Governor Christie Proclaims March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2/28/14 - Governor Christie Proclaims March as Women's History Month  

1/30/14 - DCF Commissioner Blake Honored by Nationally Recognized Casey Family Programs with Child Welfare Leader Award

1/27/14 - Christie Administration Announces Expanded Addiction, Home Visitation and Respite Services for Adolescents and Families Impacted by Superstorm Sandy

12/20/13 - Christie Administration Distributes 4,500 Infant Sleeping Garments During “Season of Service” Visit In Union Beach

12/20/13 - Christie Administration’s “Season of Service” Celebrates Reunified Families at FAMILYConnection’s “Home for the Holidays” Event

12/10/13 - Christie Administration’s “Season of Service” Celebrates Reunified Families at Robins’ Nest’s “Home for the Holidays” Event

12/5/13 - Christie Administration Announces Funding For Counseling Services For School Children Impacted by Superstorm Sandy

11/8/13 - Christie Administration Marks 10th Anniversary of New Jersey Foster Care Scholars Program

10/25/13 - Christie Administration Announces Expansion Of Human Trafficking And Homeless Services For Sandy-Impacted Youth

10/22/13 - Christie Administration Announces $57 Million Sandy Housing And Rental Assistance Program

10/21/13 - Christie Administration Announces Expansion Of Displaced Homemaker Programs In Superstorm Sandy-Impacted Counties

10/11/13 - Verizon Partners with Hurricane Sandy NJ Relief Fund, Department of Children and Families, and the New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women To Support Domestic Violence Programs and Services

10/3/13 - Christie Administration Announces Expansion Of Domestic Violence Services Following Superstorm Sandy

10/1/13 - Period XIII Monitoring Report - Progress Report of the New Jersey Department of Children and Families 

9/16/13 - Christie Administration Announces $10 million in Federal Social Services Block Grant Funds To Expand Services to Thousands of Vulnerable Families

7/2/13 - Christie Administration Partners with Private Sector to Promote Children's Water Safety Initiative

7/1/13 - Christie Administration Announces Federal Supplemental Social Services Block Grant To Assist Superstorm Sandy Victims

6/20/13 - Christie Administration’s Annual Family Success Center Conference Focuses on Post-Traumatic Stress After Superstorm Sandy

6/20/13 - Christie Administration Highlights Post-Sandy Hope And Healing Program

5/15/13 - DCF Issues Statement Regarding Death of Kaniiyah Ealey

5/1/13 - DCF's Division on Women acknowledges Osteoporosis Awareness Month (click here for event) (click here to learn more)

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