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Superstorm Sandy Child Care Service Subsidy

Accepting applications through May 16th, 2014.


Child care subsidies are available for families who were displaced and/or lost employment as a direct impact of Superstorm Sandy. These funds, are available only to families living in the nine significantly impacted counties:  Atlantic, Bergen, Cape May, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, and Union. However, if you have been displaced and are temporarily living in another county, you may be eligible for this program. 

This program is funded with a federal Social Services Block Grant administered by the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Family Development.

Types of Grants Child Care Subsidy
Amount State rate, up to six-months
Who is Eligible Families, displaced and/or lost employment
General Requirements Families need to provide evidence of citizenship (birth certificate or Social Security card) or qualifying alien status for the child(ren) needing child care services and support the need for service as a direct result of Superstorm Sandy.
Application Process Families must complete a Child Care and Early Service Eligibility Application (available at your CCR&R), and other related forms as required.
Where to Apply Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (CCR&R)

Atlantic County
Women’s Center
1201 New Road Suite 240
Linwood, NJ
(609) 601-9925

Bergen County
Office for Children
1 Bergen County Plaza, 2nd Floor
Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076
(201) 336-7150

Cape May County
Quality Care Resource &
Referral Services Inc.
1065  Route 47 South, Suite A
Rio Grande, NJ 08242
(609) 898-5500

Essex County
Programs for Parents, Inc.
33 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 297-1114 ext. 1006

Hudson County
Urban League
253 MLK Drive, 3rd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07305
(201) 451-8888 ext. 246


Middlesex County
Community Child Care Solution
103 Center Street
Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
(732) 324-4357 ext. 107

 Monmouth County
Child Care Resources
3301 Route 66, Suite C
Neptune, NJ 07754
(732) 918-9901

Ocean County
The Children’s Home Society
1433 Hooper Avenue,
Suite 340
Toms River, NJ 08753
(732) 557-9633

 Union County
Community Coordinated Child Care
225 Long Avenue,
Building 15
Hillside, NJ 07205
(973) 923-1433

If you have any questions please email:

If you are a licensed child care center or a registered child care provider and you were affected by Superstorm Sandy you may be eligible for grants, to see if you are eligible and for program details – click here.

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