Urban League of Hudson County

Children Services/Childcare

New Jersey Cares for Kids (NJCK)

This program provides subsidized childcare voucher payments for working families and full time students who meet the guidelines mandated by the state of New Jersey. This childcare subsidy through the NJCK Program will assist you to pay for childcare for infants, toddlers, preschool-age children, school-age children up to age thirteen (13), and for children with special needs up to age nineteen (19).

Childcare can be provided by licensed childcare centers, registered family day care homes, summer day camps, School-age child care programs and care by relatives and friends.

The maximum subsidy amount for which you are eligible will vary according to the following criteria:

  • Income and family size
  • Age of your child[ren] in care
  • Type of care that you select
  • Hours of care needed

*Under the NJ Cares for Kids Program you must pay part of the cost of your
child care [co-payment].


Additional NJCK programs/funding streams Who is Eligible?
CPS... Child Protective Services Children under DYFS
EEI... Early Employment Initiative

Families referred by Board of Social Services

PTCC... Post Transitional Child Care Families transitioning from WorkFirst N.J
Kinship... Kinship Navigator Families who have court custody of a child
PACC... Post Adoptive Child Care

Families who have adopted a DYFS child


For more information please contact lmartin@ulohc.org (201) 451-8888 ext 153

For payment inquiries only, contact lholmes@ulohc.org

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