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Please find below all public notices pertaining to the Department of Children and Families.

If you would like to be included on an email announcing Requests for Proposals, contact us at

Monthly Foster and Subsidy Checks

DCF recently switched from manual paper checks to a Direct Deposit/Debit Card payment method so that you can receive your subsidy and board payments in a secure and reliable fashion.

DCF Payment Center Information 

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Requests for Proposal, Information and/or Qualifications

See the section below where you can download standard documents relating to RFP/RFI/RFQs.


Related Information

Closing Date

Request for Proposals for Family Preservation Services- Atlantic County

Questions may be sent to until September 2, 2014 at 12:00PM

Standard Terms and Conditions to be signed

Chapter 51 Certification

Source Disclosure Form 

Mandatory Ownership Disclosure Form
Responses accepted  until 12:00PM September 16, 2014
Request for Proposals for County Councils for Young Children- Race to the Top

Questions may be sent to

Mandatory Bidders Conference August 25, 2014 

Mandatory Ownership Disclosure Form

Responses accepted  until 12:00PM September 18, 2014
Request for Information - Intensive Residential Services -Cover Letter 

Draft RFP for comment
Questions may be sent to Responses accepted on a rolling basis until August 27, 2014
Request for Information Regarding the Provision of Housing Interventions for Child-Welfare Involved Families
Questions may be sent to September 15, 2014
5:00 p.m.
Request for Proposals for Residential Treatment Center (RTC) Intensity of Services (IOS) - 8 Homes Questions and Answers

Mandatory Bidders Conference June 25, 2014 at 1 p.m.

Chapter 51 Certification re: Political Contributions 

Ownership Disclosure and Non Profit Certification 

Source Disclosure Certification 
July 29, 2014
12:00 p.m.


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Standard Documents for RFPs

Submitting Requests for Proposal Electronically PowerPoint (pdf)
Registration for the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form

Bidders Frequently Asked Questions
Tips for RFP Applicants
Training and Technical Assistance Information
Proposal Cover Sheet
General and Administrative Cost
Addendum to Individual Provider Contract
Statement of Assurance
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion Lower Tier Covered Transactions


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Rule Proposals





Submit Comments By:

Notice of Administrative Correction N.J.A.C. 10:133G New Jersey Register
August 4, 2014
Client Information September 5, 2014
Readoption with Amendments, Recodifications with Reproposed Amendments, Recodifications with Amendments, New Rule, Repeals N.J.A.C. 10:133G

New Jersey Register
July 7, 2014

Client Information September 5, 2014
Readoption with amendments N.J.A.C. 10:132 New Jersey Register
March 17, 2014
Court Actions and Procedures May 16, 2014
Amendments N.J.A.C. 121A New Jersey Register
February 3, 2014

Manual of Requirements for Adoption Agencies Registration


April 4, 2014



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PDF File
N.J.A.C. 10:11  Instructional Staff NJAC 10_11.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:120A  Dispute Resolution NJAC 10_120A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121  Adoptions NJAC 10_121.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121A  Manual of Requirements for Adoption Agencies NJAC 10_121A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121C  Requirements for CP&P Adoptions NJAC 10_121C.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122  Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers NJAC 10_122.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122A  AFDC Foster Care Plan NJAC 10_122A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122B  Resource Care NJAC 10_122B.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122C  Manual of Requirements for Resource Family Parents NJAC 10_122C.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122D  Services for Children in Out-of-Home Placement NJAC 10_122D.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122E  Removal of Children in Placement From Resource Family Homes NJAC 10_122E.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:124  Manual of Standards for Children's Shelter Facilities and Homes NJAC 10_124.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:126  Manual of Requirements for Family Child Care Registration NJAC 10_126.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:126A  Division Utilization of Family Child Care Providers NJAC 10_126A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:127  Manual of Requirements for Residential Child Care Facilities NJAC 10_127.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:128  Manual of Requirements for Children's Group Homes NJAC 10_128.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:129  Child Protection Investigations NJAC 10_129.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:130  Standards for Shelters for Victims of Domestic Violence NJAC 10_130.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:131  Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 Requirements NJAC 10_131.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:132  Court Actions and Procedures NJAC 10_132.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:132A  Legal Guardianship NJAC 10_132A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133  Service Delivery General Provisions NJAC 10_133.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133D  Case Management NJAC 10_133D.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133E  Services NJAC 10_133E.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133G  Client information NJAC 10_133G.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133H  General Placement Provisions NJAC 10_133H.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133J  Termination of Parental Rights NJAC 10_133J.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133K  New Jersey Safe Haven infant Protection Act Procedures and Requirements NJAC 10_133K.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:191  Children's Partial Care Programs NJAC 10_191.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:196  Determination of Eligibility for Functional Services From The Division of Children's System of Care NJAC 10_196.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:37H  Youth Case Management Services NJAC 10_37H.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:60  Displaced Homemaker Programs NJAC 5_60.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:61  Address Confidentiality Program NJAC 5_61.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:62  Women's Micro-Business Program NJAC 5_62.pdf

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Quality Strategies for Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver

Click HERE for Quality Strategies for Comprehensive Medicaid Waiver


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Notice to Providers Regarding Fraud Prevention

Sandy Fraud Prevention and Notice (PDF)


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Proposed Amendment to New Jersey Medicaid State Plan for Health Home Services in Mercer County

Click HERE for public notice regarding proposed amendment to New Jersey Medicaid State Plan for health home services in Mercer County.


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