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
Licensed Child Care Centers and Family Child Care Providers:
2023 NJ Child Care Market Rate Survey is Open!
Your participation in this survey is critical for the State of New Jersey to help inform
policy recommendations for setting provider payment rates for the Child Care Assistance
Select your provider type to participate in the survey (in order to ensure a seamless user
experience, please clear your browser history before you begin the survey):
- Licensed Child Care Center (complete a separate survey for each site location)
- Family Child Care Provider ( encuesta en español )
- Department of Human Services NJ Resource Guide: English
- Departamento de Servicios Humanos Recursos de NJ: Spanish
- Emergency Preparedness Resources
For information on any of our services, please call 856-374-6376 or email Client Services: firstname.lastname@example.org.