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)

How to Start a Child Care Business 
FAQs: Starting & Maintaining 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

Advocates for Children of New Jersey 
New Jersey School-Age Care Coalition 
New Jersey Family Child Care Providers' Association 
NJ Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies
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
Child Care Food Program
School Nutrition Programs  
Summer Food Service Program 

Starting a Child Care Business
Assistance to Child Care Providers  
FAQs about Starting & Maintaining a Child Care Business

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 Disease Service: Health Topics A to Z 
Communicable Disease Service: Guidance for School/Child Care Settings 
Communicable Disease Reporting: NJ State Requirements and Regulations

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

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

Resources for the After School Professional (

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

Early Childhood Education Conference Calendar (Professonal Impact NJ)
Early Childhood Education Training Opportunities (Professional Impact NJ)