Children’s Services

Department of Children’s Services

As the child care resource and referral agency for Camden County, the Department of Children’s Services is responsible for coordinating child care services, resources, and professional development within the 37 county municipalities. Since 1971, the office has operated under the administration of the Board of Commissioners and is funded by the NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development.

It is our mission to promote and support high quality child care that is affordable and accessible to all families seeking care in Camden County.


NJ Parent Child Care Survey

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The New Jersey Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), supervised by the Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development (DHS/DFD), is interested in your feedback regarding your child care experience. The short survey will only take a couple of minutes to complete. Your response and information are valuable and will help DHS/DFD better determine how to improve services and support for families’ child care needs.

Take the Survey

NJ Encuesta para Padres Sobre Cuidado de Niños

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El Programa de Asistencia para el Cuidado de Niños de New Jersey (New Jersey Child Care Assistance Program; CCAP), supervisado por el Departamento de Servicios Humanos, División de Desarrollo Familiar (Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development; DHS/DFD), está interesado en sus comentarios acerca de su experiencia de cuidado de niños. La breve encuesta solo tomará unos minutos en completar. Su respuesta e información son valiosas y ayudarán a DHS/DFD determinar mejor cómo mejorar los servicios y apoyos para el cuidado de niños según las necesidades de familias.

Realice la encuesta


News and Updates

ECC Enrollment Calendar
Beginning in November 2023, recording of child attendance is mandatory for all child care providers receiving payment through the NJ Division of Family Development (DFD) Child Care Assistance Program. For ongoing technical assistance, please contact us by
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Please visit the NJ Child Care Assistance website for additional information and updates.





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


Sr. Donna Minster