State Services & Resources

Health Care & Nutrition
Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Biochemical Screening  
Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects 

NJ Vaccine Preventable Disease Program 
NJ Immunization Requirements & Guidance 

Lead Poisoning Screening and Prevention

Primary Health Care and Well Baby Care
(Serving Uninsured & Underinsured Clients)

Home Visitation Services
(In Home Parent Education Services during Early Childhood)

NJ Healthy Families: TANF Initiative for Parents (TIP)
(In Home Services & Parent Education during Early Childhood)

WIC Services
(Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Pregnant, Postpartum
and Breastfeeding Women, Infants & Children up to age 5)

Infant & Child Safety
Safety Tips    

SIDS Prevention 
Safe Sleep for Infants 

How to Cope When a Baby Cries

Auto Safety: Infant and Child Car Seats 
Prevention of Environmental Exposures

Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
Keeping Young Children Safe and Healthy
Prevention of Unintentional Childhood Injuries  

Federal Resources 

CDC Parent Portal
Positive Parenting Tips  
Children's Environmental Health 

Cold Exposure & Hypothermia: Infant & Child Safety 
Food & Water Safety: Feeding Infants & Young Children (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
Parents Central: From Car Seats to Car Keys, Keeping Kids Safe

Community Resources

Safe Kids New Jersey
Children's Safety Network (AAP Website for Parents)
Just for Dads (March of Dimes Education Center)
National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition

Tips for Parents (Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey) 
Just in Time Parenting (Month by Month Child Health & Safety E-Newsletters) 

Health Care Providers

American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 

NJ Division of Consumer Affairs: Licensed NJ Physicians   
NJ Division of Consumer Affairs: Licensed NJ Health Care Professionals

Professional Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics, NJ Chapter/
NJ Pediatric Council on Research & Education (PCORE)

CDC Parent Portal: Resources for the Healthcare Professional 
Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD) Screening Resources 

Zika Virus: Technical Information for Health Professionals & NJLINCS Updates