List of DCF Approved Emergency Child Care Centers Effective April 1, 2020:
On Wednesday, April 1, only child care centers that exclusively serve the children of essential workers will be allowed to remain open. Emergency child care centers that remain open must abide by new health and safety guidelines released by the Department of Children and Families. Parents who are essential workers as defined by the Executive Order No. 110 may use child care centers on the list of approved emergency centers that can be found on the links below:
To Register for Emergency Child Care: Click Here
For a list of Emergency Child Care Centers: Click Here
For the Department of Children and Families website: Click Here
Recommendations for Safer, Effective Emergency Childcare for Children of Essential Workers: Click Here
For additional information on child care centers that are on the approved list, please contact us at ChildCareInfo@camdencounty.com
Family Child Care Providers:
Family Child Care programs are not affected by Executive Order No. 110. To get help locating an open Family Child Care Provider, Please contact Joanne Prince at email@example.com
For updated information and resources for child care providers and families, please visit https://www.childcarenj.gov/Resources/Coronavirus
Department of Children’s Services
It is the mission of the Department of Children’s Services to promote and support high quality child care that is affordable and accessible to all families seeking care in Camden County.
As the child care resource and referral agency for Camden County, the Department of Children’s Services is responsible for coordinating child care services within the 37 county municipalities. Since 1971, the office has operated under the administration of the Board of Freeholders and is supported by local, state and federal funding.
- Free resource and referral services for families seeking child care in Camden County
- Financial assistance programs to help income eligible families pay for child care
- Training and technical assistance for licensed and registered providers and prospective providers
- Family Child Care Registration
- Support for businesses and municipalities looking to increase child care options for employees and resident.
Collaboration with individuals and agencies working to meet the needs of families and children
For information on any of our services, please call 856-374-6376 or email Client Services: firstname.lastname@example.org.