Children’s Services

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 Commissioners and is supported by local, state and federal funding.


News and Updates

  • Department of Human Services NJ Resource Guide: English
  • Departamento de Servicios Humanos Recursos de NJ: Spanish
  • NEW – 2022 Summer Youth Camp Grants
  • Re-opening of the NJ ARP Stabilization Grant
    Applications will be accepted from June 6, 2022 through July 8, 2022!
    This round of the ARP Stabilization grant is open to new licensed or registered providers who opened after March 11, 2021.  If you need funds to help cover your operational expenses through August 2023 – APPLY beginning June 6!  Just log in to your NJCCIS account and navigate to the Grants tab from your Quicklinks panel.   Applying is quick and easy with grants up to $120,000 waiting for you.For more information and How-To Videos and Documents, visit the NJ ARP Stabilization Grants page



For information on any of our services, please call 856-374-6376 or email Client Services:


Sr. Donna Minster