The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development (DHS/DFD) is conducting a public hearing to gather testimony on the draft Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for New Jersey for Federal Fiscal Years 2022-2025.
These opportunities for public input are being conducted to meet the requirements of 45 C.F.R. §98.14(c). Division staff will provide a brief overview of the state plan at the beginning of each session and be available to receive oral testimony regarding the draft CCDF State Plan. The public hearing will occur as follows:

Date: Thursday, June 3, 2021
Morning Session: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session: 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m.
You may register for one or both of the sessions. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Sign Language interpreters and real-time captioning will be provided for each session.

Individuals interested in speaking at the public hearing shall email the DFD Office of Child Care Operations at [email protected] by June 1, 2021. Please provide your name, organization (if applicable), telephone number and indicate which whether you would like the morning or afternoon session. We request that remarks be limited to no more than five minutes. 
If you prefer to provide written testimony and/or comments, please submit these no later than June 2, 2021 to:
Division of Family Development
Office of Policy and Standards Development
P.O. Box 716
Trenton, NJ 08625-0716
Attn: Roberta Blunt
or via e-mail to: [email protected]
Download Public Notice PDF
Download the DRAFT Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for New Jersey for FFY 2022-2025

New Jersey Child Care Subsidy Program
Market Rate Survey for Family Child Care Providers

The New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development (DHS/DFD), Office of Child Care Operations is required by federal law to conduct a child care Market Rate Survey for 2021. The data collected by this survey will provide valuable information related to child care market prices, expenses associated with the implementation of health, safety, and staffing requirements, and the cost of higher-quality care. This survey has be sen to you from a DFD email address.Your participation in this survey is crucial for the State of New Jersey to set provider payment rates for the Child Care Subsidy Program.  Providers who do not complete this survey will be receiving a phone call to complete the survey.