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New and Expectant Parents
Home Visitation Program
Home visitation programs provide helpful information and support to you as a pregnant woman, new mother or father, or other caregiver in the comfort and privacy of your own home. These visits will help you to build strong and nurturing relationships with your children to ensure that your babies and young children grow up healthy, happy and safe.
New Jersey WIC
New Jersey WIC is a public health nutrition program that provides education, nutritious food and improved access to health care and social services for low or moderate-income pregnant women, new mothers and children younger than five years of age. New Jersey WIC helped about 282,000 residents in 2015.
NJ Parent Link, the State of New Jersey's Early Childhood, Parenting and Professional Resource Center.
The focus of NJ Parent Link is to meet the information and resource needs of expectant parents, families with young children (newborns to children entering kindergarten) and professional stakeholders vested in the health & well-being of New Jersey's children & families. Parenting and support resources for families with older children, school aged to young adulthood, are also available.
State of New Jersey Licensed Child Care Centers
Searchable database of licensed child care providers. For a list of all licensed child care centers and their inspection reports, leave all search boxes blank.
Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
The State's New Jersey's CCR&Rs provide information on the availability of child care services provided through the New Jersey's Child Care Subsidy Program and other financial assistance programs, different types of providers, and financial assistance to obtain child care services. Includes list of local CCR&R offices.
Child Care Subsidy Application
The Child Care Subsidy Program helps lower-income families who are working, in training or in school, or a combination of these activities to pay a portion of their child care.
Families in Crisis
New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence
If you are experiencing abuse, please know there is help and that you are not alone. Every county throughout New Jersey has at least one domestic violence program providing a range of services to survivors of domestic violence and their children by trained and compassionate domestic violence advocates.
New Jersey Domestic Violence Hotline. Call toll-free: 800-572-SAFE (7233) 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
NJ Family Care
NJ FamilyCare - New Jersey's publicly funded health insurance program - includes CHIP, Medicaid and Medicaid expansion populations. That means qualified NJ residents of any age may be eligible for free or low cost health insurance that covers doctor visits, prescriptions, vision, dental care, mental health and substance use services and even hospitalization.
Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund
a financial assistance program for New Jersey Families whose children have an illness or condition otherwise uncovered by insurance, State or Federal programs, or other source, such as fundraising
Special Child Health and Early Intervention Services
Information on the State's Newborn Screening and Genetic Services, Early Childhood Intervention, and services for Special Needs children.
New Jersey Gear Up
College readiness programs for students in Trenton, Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Camden, Bridgeton and Atlantic City/Pleasantville
Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
Provides students and families with financial and informational resources for students to pursue their education beyond high school
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