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Image_linksNew Jersey Cares for Kids (NJCK) Voucher Information

Staff Email Login

Studies and Data Reports

New Jersey Kids Count 2010 "The State of Our Children" Report

Newark Kids Count 2010 Report

Essex County Kids Count 2011 Profile

The Cost of Child Care in New Jersey

The Cost of Child Care in Essex County, New Jersey

Compensation for Child Care Workers in New Jersey

2009 New Jersey Childcare Center Ranking

2010 NACCRRA "Child Care In the State of: New Jersey" Overview


Child Care Resource and Referral Information

NJ Div of Family Development Child

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dfd/chldca.html

Child Care Referral Agencies by County

http://www.state.nj.us/humanservices/dfd/CCRandRs.html

ZERO TO THREE 

A national non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the
healthy development of our nation's infants and toddlers by supporting
and strengthening families, communities, and those who work on their
behalf.

http://www.zerotothree.org

National Association of Child Care
Resource and Referral Agencies

http://www.naccrra.org

New Jersey Association of Child Care
Resource and Referral Agencies

http://www.njaccrra.org/index.shtml

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care

http://nrckids.org/STATES/NJ/newjersey.htm

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) state chapter

http://www.healthychildcare.org/statecontacts.cfm?state=NJ

The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC) is a national
clearinghouse and technical assistance center linking parents, providers,
policy-makers, researchers, and the public to early care and education
information.

http://nccic.acf.hhs.gov/

The New Jersey Child Assault (NJ CAP) Prevention Project is a
statewide network of local projects with over 200 facilitators available
to train in your school and community...training over three million children,
parents  and teachers how to be free from abuse and interpersonal
violence. Programs for Parents represents NJ CAP
throughout northern New Jersey.
http://www.njcap.org

Early Childhood Education Programs in NJ

A diploma in early childhood education is the first step towards a rewarding career as an educator of children. This diploma program combines theory and practice to produce a graduate who is qualified to find work in a preschool, elementary school, or other child education and care facility.In an early childhood education diploma program you will learn about the education needs specific to young children and how to go about fulfilling them. Learn about early childhood psychology and behavior and the specific teaching practices that cater to them. Also learn about how to communicate with children and their families to ensure that each child receives the attention he deserves.  For a list of programs in New Jersey click here.