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May 16, 2022

May Huddles: from the Child Care Health Consultants

May Huddles: from the Child Care Health Consultants

April 21, 2022

May 2022 Training Calendar from the Child Care Health Consultants

May 2022 Training Calendar from the Child Care Health Consultants

April 13, 2022

National Provider Appreciation Day - May 6, 2022

In an effort to show appreciation to the child care professionals in our communities. We are working collaboratively with all of the NJ Resource and Referral Agency’s to create a short video clip that will be shared publicly.

April 11, 2022

$1,000 Hiring and Retention Bonus Grant Reopening!

We are excited to announce the reopening of the $1,000 Hiring and Retention Bonus Grant application. The application will be available from Monday, April 11 through Friday, May 6.

April 5, 2022

Business Practices for FCC

The Office of Child Care’s National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance is pleased to partner with Tom Copeland on three upcoming webinars on improving business practices for family child care (FCC) providers.

April 4, 2022

Provider Notice - Attendance and Enrollment Data Collection Study

Attendance and Enrollment Data Collection Study

March 23, 2022

Child Care in New Jersey: Virtual Parent Roundtable Discussions

During these virtual roundtables, we will go over recent changes to the Child Care Assistance Program and have an open discussion to learn about your needs as a parent/caregiver.

March 23, 2022

Cuidado infantil en Nueva Jersey: Mesas Redondas Virtuales para Padres

Durante estas mesas redondas virtuales, repasaremos los cambios recientes al Programa de Asistencia de Cuidado Infantil y tendremos una discusión abierta para conocer sus necesidades.

March 09, 2022

Notice of Family Child Care Provider Grow NJ Kids Tiered Reimbursement Rates

Registered Family Child Care Rates

March 07, 2022

March 4th, 2022 updated guidance from the Department of Children and Families

The Child Care Health Consultants would like to share the March 4th, 2022 updated guidance from the Department of Children and Families.

The Child Care Health Consultants are available to support health & safety in our child care community in New Jersey. Please contact us at cchc@cjfhc.org or at 1-888-999-1780 for non-urgent assistance.

January 05, 2022

2022-2023 COVID-19 Family Differential Payment Acknowledgement Form

Attention Child Care Providers: Please note that the 2022 Family Differential Payment Acknowledgement Form is Due back to Community Coordinated Child Care within 30 days of receipt.

This form must be completed for each family who utilize the State’s subsidy program.

Upon completion, you may Email the form to ccccforms@ccccunion.org or

Mail it to the address below.

Community Coordinated Child Care of Union County

2 City Hall Plaza 3rd Floor

Rahway, NJ 07065

January 04, 2022

Resources for food banks/pantries, and information on meals for infants, children and families

A comprehensive list of resources for food and meals as organized by the group “Hunger Free New Jersey”.  Note that the 2-1-1 Directory has six options listed and these include “home-delivered meals” (see “Older Adults” and “Individuals with Disabilities”) and Formula/Baby Food (see “Immediate Food” and “Infants and Children” ).

December 10, 2021

Rate Increase for Family Child Care Providers and Approved Homes

Rate Increase for Family Child Care Providers and Approved Homes

October 21, 2021

Updated Resource from the Department of Children and Families

Frequently Asked Questions during the Public Health Emergency Related to Executive Order 264-Masking Requirement

July 29, 2021

PBS News Hour Child Care Segments

If you are interested in viewing the PBS series on Child Care, please click on "Click Here"

July 26, 2021

Community Resource for Families-Virtual Developmental Screenings

Experts from Children’s Specialized Hospital are providing quick and free virtual developmental screenings for children ages 1 to 5 years old via video or phone. 

July 26, 2021

Recursos comunitarios para familias: evaluaciones virtuales del desarrollo

Expertos del Hospital especializado de niños están proporcionando exámenes de desarrollo virtuales rápidos y gratuitos para niños de 1 a 5 años de edad a través de video o teléfono.

May 28, 2021

Executive Directive No. 21-004 Covid-19 Child Care Standards

ED No. 21-004 Covid-19 Child Care Standards

May 28, 2021

Updated COVID-19 Standards Child Care Centers

In accordance with Department of Health Executive Directive No. 21-004, issued May 26, 2021, and consistent with the reopening recommendations promulgated by the Department of Health, the Department of Children and Families is issuing the following standards for child care centers and family child care homes, which shall take effect immediately.

May 28, 2021

New Jersey Department of Health COVID-19 Public Health Recommendations for Operating Child Care Centers

Effective June 15, 2020, pursuant to Executive Order No. 149 and Executive Directive no. 20-032 all child care programs operating in the State of New Jersey must comply with the requirements detailed in Guidance for New Jersey Child Care Facilities On COVID-19 Related Health and Safety Requirements set forth by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF).

January 22, 2021

REMINDER for Providers

The use of the IVR system that was shared in your NJCCIS portal has been postponed. As stated in the portal the IVR system has been postponed until further notice. Parents should not be calling in attendance for their child. If they have called in attendance please be sure to delete these transactions in your E-child care system so that it does not interfere with your payments. Please be sure you are visiting your NJCCIS portal for all state subsidy updates. Thank you