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Need help paying for childcare ?

New Jersey Cares for Kids (NJCK):

NJCK program is a subsidized child care voucher program that provides partial payment to child care providers on behalf of the applicant. The applicant is required to pay a co-payment based on their family size and income.

Program Requirements:

  • An NJCK application must be completed.

  • Applicant and co-applicant must prove their income by providing consecutive pay stubs.

  • Proof of any other income needs to be provided (ex. Child support, Alimony, Social Security, etc…)

  • Applicant and co-applicant must be working and/or going to school a minimum of 30 hours (full time credit hours for school).

  • A child care provider that accepts the NJCK Voucher Program must be chosen as the care giver.

For more information about the NJCK Program please contact Shellinda Hardie at 609-835-4329 ext 4040 or email The NJCK office is located at One VanSciver Parkway, Willingboro, NJ.


Work First New Jersey (WFNJ):

WFNJ is a subsidized child care voucher program for people who are receiving or have received TANF within the past two years. The applicant will be assigned a “To Work” assignment through Employment Services. This program allows the applicant to gain experience in the workforce to enable him/her to return to work.

As a first step, interested applicants must contact theBoard of Social Services at 609-261-1000.

For more information about the WFNJ Program please contact Ruth Ragin at 609-261-6834 ext. 5130 or




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