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January 7, 2021

January 2021 Subsidy Rate Reimbursement Changes

Effective January 3, 2021, there will be an increase to the subsidy base rate and the Grow NJ Kids tiered rate for Child Care Centers.

December 29, 2020

COVID-19 Child Care Initiatives Extended Through January 31, 2021

As part of Governor Murphy’s Child Care Initiatives in response to COVID-19, the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Family Development is extending the following COVID -19 related child care assistance programs through January 31, 2021.

December 29, 2020

January Training Calendar 2021

Professional Development Workshops held at Community Coordinated Child Care

December 22, 2020

CCCC of Union County 2021 Agency Calendar

2021 Agency Calendar

November 24, 2020

December Training Calendar 2020

Professional Development Workshops held at Community Coordinated Child Care

November 02, 2020

November Training Calendar 2020

Professional Development Workshops held at Community Coordinated Child Care

October 20, 2020

Emergency Food Distribution Event

Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 9:00 am, Kean University, 1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ

October 20, 2020

Evento de Distribución de Alimentos Emergencia

Sábado Octubre 24, 2020 a las 9:00 am, Kean University,1000 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ

October 08, 2020

October Workshops Calendar 2020

Professional Development Workshops held at Community Coordinated Child Care

October 05, 2020

Family Child Care Provider Stabilization Grant

A provider meeting will be scheduled to discuss the grant. 

September 21, 2020

Human Services Opens Applications for COVID-19 Child Care Tuition Assistance Program

Eligible Families Needing Child Care Assistance as Schools Open Remotely Can Apply Now at ChildCareNJ.Gov

September 11, 2020

USDA Extends Free Meals for Kids Through December 31, 2020

Summer meal programs can continue operating as funding allows

September 11, 2020

Plainfield Coalition of Emergency Food Providers

Soup Kitchen/Prepared Food

September 01, 2020

COVID-19 Update: FDA Warns Consumers About Hand Sanitizer Packaged in Food and Drink Containers | FDA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning consumers about alcohol-based hand sanitizers that are being packaged in containers that may appear as food or drinks and may put consumers at risk of serious injury or death if ingested. 

August 03, 2020

Telehealth Developmental Screening 

Get a FREE, Quick Early Developmental Screening.

Call us to find out how to schedule a private appointment through video or phone call from the comfort of your own home. For more information or to register for a virtual quick developmental screening, call 908-301-5498 or visit

July 22, 2020

CCDBG Background Check Instructions

CCDBG Background Check Instructions

June 24, 2020

New Door Sign for Child Care Programs

The Child Care Health Consultants in collaboration with Rutgers have created a Door Sign for Child Care Programs to post during this COVID-19 pandemic.

June 24, 2020

FDA advises consumers not to use hand sanitizer products manufactured by Eskbiochem

FDA advises consumers not to use any hand sanitizer manufactured by Eskbiochem SA de CV in Mexico, due to the potential presence of methanol (wood alcohol), a substance that can be toxic when absorbed through the skin or ingested.

June 09, 2020

How do I apply for the NJEDA Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program? (Phase 2 Application Now Open) | FAQ

June 09, 2020

Epinephrine auto-injector device malfunctions can cause overdose | American Academy of Pediatrics

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising anyone with Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC or Impax Laboratories epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector 0.3 mg device to make sure it has a yellow stop collar that controls the dose of medicine administered. If the yellow stop collar is missing, there is a risk of overdose.

June 08, 2020

What our work with DLLs has taught us about social justice - We can do better.

News you need to teach young children who are learning in two languages!                              

June 02, 2020

News You Can Use!

Don't miss out on these upcoming events!

June 02, 2020

NEW SAFETY GUIDANCE POSTED for centers reopening

June 02, 2020

Re-Opening Guidance PDF

The Department of Children & Families (DCF) issued the re-opening Guidance for New Jersey Child Care Facilities on COVID-19 Related Health and Safety requirements on May 29, 2020

June 01, 2020

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

May 26, 2020

COVID-19 Resources & Support for Emergency Child Care Centers in New Jersey

As of April 1, 2020, child care centers serving the children of essential workers may remain open. If you are an emergency child care center, you are not alone! Support and resources are available through the joint efforts of the following organizations.

May 05, 2020

COVID-19 Crisis and Family Child Care Programs in New Jersey Updated April 30, 2020

The Governor’s order to close child care centers, issued March 27, 2020, does not apply to family child care homes. Family child care providers, registered or unregistered, can remain open. Each provider can decide to remain open or to close.


Child Care Aware of New Jersey and member Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) organizations are here as your partner to navigate your decisions to open or close, and to get you the support that you need.

April 29, 2020

Emergency Child Care Program – Child Care Rates/Processing Payment

This notice is to help you understand the subsidy rate to be paid for those children who had existing child care agreement under CCAP (NJCK/WFNJ) and now also qualify for the Emergency Child Care Assistance (ECCA) program, as well as children exclusively funded through the ECCA program.

April 29, 2020

Emergency Child Care Assistance for Essential Employees Extended Through May

Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson and Children and Families Commissioner Christine Beyer announced the state will continue to help pay for child care for essential employees as defined in Executive Order 110 through at least the end of May.

April 28, 2020

Governor Murphy’s 6 Key Principles

Governor Phil Murphy announced his vision, “The Road Back: Restoring Economic Health Through Public Health,” to restart New Jersey and put the state on the road to recovery.

April 27, 2020

COVID-19: Tips to Navigate - Webinar recording - Slides

COVID-19: Tips to Navigate Federal Relief Options for Family Child Care Providers (April 23, 2020)


April 24, 2020

Cash Options for Providers During Coronavirus Pandemic

This resource is meant to provide an overview of some of the federal responses to COVID-19. It is not meant to provide loan counseling. Please see details of these federal and state programs to ensure compliance and eligibility.

April 22, 2020

Cleaning and Disinfectant Chemical Exposures and Temporal Associations with COVID-19

The daily number of calls to poison centers increased sharply at the beginning of March 2020 for exposures to both cleaners and disinfectants.

April 06, 2020

COVID-19 Business Resources

April 06, 2020

Murphy Administration Launches Emergency Child Care Assistance Program

All ‘Essential’ Workers Qualify for Assistance Once Registered

April 06, 2020

Stages of Infant Development and Feeding Skills (healthy, full-term)

Developmental milestones are used as markers to ensure that infants and toddlers are growing in a healthy direction. During early years, a child’s relationship with food is crucial for his or her health and development. Learning the physical stages that relate to feeding is important to understanding this process.

April 06, 2020

What You Need To Know About Handwashing

This video answers important questions about hand washing and hand sanitizer.

April 03, 2020

NJSACC Virtual Afterschool Resource Guide 2020

The NJSACC Virtual Afterschool Resource Guide is a collection of activities and resources curated by NJSACC staff members. 

April 03, 2020

Providers of Essential Workers

April 03, 2020

NJEDA ANNOUNCES - Notice of Funding Availability: Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program COVID-19 Outbreak

April 02, 2020

Health and Safety Standards for emergency child care centers

Guidance for New Jersey Child Care Facilities

March 31, 2020

NJEDA- Economic Relief Package

Detailed information and eligibility requirements for the new programs are available at

March 30, 2020

New Guidelines for Union County COVID-19 Test Center Starts today

March 26, 2020

NJEDA Authority Grant and Loan Programs

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority just approved and announced a package of grant and loan programs for small- and mid-sized businesses and non-profits hit hard by the coronavirus crisis. 

EDA estimates the initiatives will support between 3,000 and 5,000 enterprises. And while the funding earmarked for these grants and loans will not make all of our New Jersey businesses whole, this is a great first step and those in need will be able to apply soon.

March 26, 2020

Tips Based on Most Asked Questions

March 26, 2020

Licensed Centers URGENT

March 25, 2020

Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order Requiring Child Care Centers Close on April 1 Unless Serving Children of Essential Workers

March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Center Opens in Union County

County of Union to open state's first County-Run, Drive-Through Testing Center for COVID-19 at Kean University.

March 23, 2020

Eligibility Department

Please send all documentation to:

March 23, 2020

Child Care New Application Intake

Community Coordinated Child Care is working with reduced staffing due to the current crisis.  In order to continue to serve our community we are temporarily accepting documents via E-mail.  Please note this is temporary and you will be asked to supply any original documentation or signatures once we revert back to our normal business practices.


For New Applicants or New applicants who are in pending status and are NOT receiving child care  subsidy please send your COMPLETED application along with all of the required documents to:



  • If you do not have access to a scanner you can take pictures of all of  your documents including the application or pending letter and submit them

  • Please allow 10 days for review

  • Be sure to have an accessible e-mail address



We Thank You for your patience during this difficult time

March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Scenarios & Benefits Available

The information on this flier is meant to give a general picture of benefits and rights available in certain COVID-19 work-related situations. Documentation may be required.

March 20, 2020

Licensed Childcare Guidance

March 19, 2020

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

Teaching children positive preventive measures.

March 19, 2020—part of the State's Business First Stop initiative

COVID-19/coronavirus information for businesses is available. 

March 19, 2020

New Amendments to Child Care Subsidy Program in Response to Spread of COVID-19

Governor Murphy, Commissioner Johnson Announce New Amendments to Child Care Subsidy Program in Response to Spread of COVID-19. New Jersey Expands COVID-19 Call Center Options

March 19, 2020

Emergency and Disaster Child Care Policy

POLICY SNAPSHOT: Emergency and Disaster Child Care Policy

March 17, 2020

DOH/DCF COVID-19 Webinar

New Jersey Department of Health DOH/DCF COVID-19 Webinar

March 09, 2020

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID‐19) Guidance for Child Care Providers

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) has issued COVID‐19 guidance for child care and K‐12 schools.

March 09, 2020

What to do if you are sick with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

If you are sick with COVID-19 or suspect you are infected with the virus that causes COVID-19, follow
these steps to help prevent the disease from spreading to people in your home and community.

March 09, 2020

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Fact sheet

Learn more about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 09, 2020

Handwashing: Keeping Your Family Healthy

Handwashing is an easy, cheap, and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep kids and adults healthy. When your family is healthy, you don’t have to worry about missing school, work, or other activities.

March 09, 2020

Lavado de manos: Mantenga sana a su familia

El lavado de manos es una manera fácil, barata y eficaz de prevenir la propagación de microbios y mantener sanos a los niños y a los adultos. Cuando su familia está sana, no tiene que preocuparse por faltar a la escuela, al trabajo o a otras actividades.

March 03, 2020

What you need to know about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

About Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

January 21, 2020

Comprehensive Criminal Background Checks for Family Child Care and Approval Home Providers

Division of Family Development Program Instruction 

January 06, 2020

Maximum Child Care Payment Rates (effective January 5, 2020)

Maximum Child Care Payment Rate Chart

December 23, 2019

CCCC of Union County 2020 Agency Calendar

2020 Agency Calendar

September 05, 2019

Murphy Administration Announces $54 Million Investment in Child Care

First Lady Tammy Murphy and New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced that families throughout the state who receive support from New Jersey’s child care subsidy program will see $54 million ($30 million federal; $24 million state) in increased funding as part of the Murphy Administration’s continued effort to help working families in New Jersey.

August 26, 2019

New Jersey Department of Human Services Division of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing ASL Development for Children Ages 0-5 Services

Did you know that your deaf or hard of hearing child can receive language acquisition services through an ASL Deaf Language Associate?

July 08, 2019

State Benefits Recipients Get Free or Discounted Admission at more than 85 New Jersey Arts and History Organizations

The Families First Discovery Pass (FFDP) is a new program in New Jersey designed to provide families and individuals enrolled in state assistance programs with greater access to arts and history events, venues and programs statewide.

June 24, 2019

Child Care Assistance for Families Experiencing Homelessness - Information for Child Care Providers

Are you working with a family who is experiencing homelessness and needs help paying for child care? Here’s what you need to know about homelessness and the New Jersey’s Child Care Subsidy Program.

May 17, 2019

DHS DFD Child Care Suspension and Expulsion Policy

Best Practices for Suspension and Expulsion in early childhood settings.

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