State Services & Resources

FAQs of Child Care Consumers 
Child Care Centers & Licensing  
 
NJ Child Care Laws and Regulations  
NJ State Requirements for Child Care Centers 

Licensed Child Care Centers in New Jersey
(Infant/Child Care, Preschools, Before/After Care)
 

Grow NJ Kids (Child Care Quality Rating & Improvement System) 

Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
(County Based Administrative Support/Services for Child Care Centers)

FAQs: Starting & Maintaining a Child Care Business 
How to Become a Child Care Provider/Start a Child Care Business 
New Jersey Birth to Three Early Learning Standards, NJ Council For Young Children 

Healthy School Environments 
NJ Vaccine & Immunization Information 

Federal Resources

Healthy Child Care 
Office of Child Care

Community Resources

Child Care Aware NJ
Advocates for Children of New Jersey 
New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition 

New Jersey Family Child Care Providers' Association 
New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children 

National Resource Center for Health & Safety in Child Care & Early Education 
Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards; Guidelines for
Early Care and Education Programs
, 3rd Edition
 

Save the Children (How to Help Children Cope in a Crisis)
Save the Children (Children in Emergencies/Children's Disaster Resources) 
National Association of School Psychologists (Talking to Children about Crises Events)

Professional Resources

State Services & Resources
NJ Workforce Registry

Child Care Food Program
School Nutrition Programs  
Summer Food Service Program 

FAQs: Starting & Maintaining a Child Care Business 
How to Become a Child Care Provider/Start a Child Care Business 
New Jersey Birth to Three Early Learning Standards, NJ Council For Young Children 

Professional Development (Department of Education) 
Child Care Center Indoor Environmental Health Assessments 

New Jersey Council for Young Children
(Governor's State Advisory Council for Early Care & Education)
  
Grow NJ Kids (Child Care Quality Rating and Improvement System) 

The New Jersey Center for School Safety 
NJ Office of Emergency Management: Planning & Preparation for Schools/Child Care 

Communicable Diseases and Health Topics (A to Z List) 
NJ Department of Health: In the News & Current Health Issues 

Communicable Disease Service: Immunization Requirements for School/Child Care Settings
Communicable Disease Service: Guidance for School/Child Care Settings

Federal Resources
USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program 
MyPlate.gov for the Education Professional 

Office of Child Care, Technical Assistance Network 
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections 

Resources for the After School Professional (Youth.gov)

Community Resources
Child Care Aware NJ
New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition 

National Program for Playground Safety
Child Protection Resources for Child Care Providers 

New Jersey Family Child Care Providers' Association 
New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children