Calculate your Child Care Eligibility and
Estimated Co-Pay Amount

The New Jersey Child Care Subsidy Program helps income-eligible parents who are in school or working to pay for child care. You can use your subsidy at any licensed, regulated, registered or approved child care or early learning program that accepts subsidy payments.
 
Eligible Families:

  • Must be a New Jersey resident;
  • Must meet income requirements and not have assets that exceed $1 million;
  • Must be working full time (30 hours or more), attending school full time (12 credits or more), or in job training (at least 20 hours a week); and
  • Depending on family size and income, may have to contribute to the cost of care (co-pay).
 Eligible Child:
  • Up to the age of 13, or less than age 19, if under the NJ Division of Child Protection and Permanency’s protective supervision or mentally or physically incapable of self-care;
  • Must be a US Citizen or qualified non-citizen; and
  • Must reside with parent(s), or individual(s) acting as parent(s) (in loco parentis).
 

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(If your circumstance is not in this calculator – contact your Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agency.)