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Registered family child care providers in New Jersey

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Why This Indicator Matters

Registered family child care providers care for a maximum of five children at a time in their own homes.  Family child care providers who register voluntarily through New Jersey's Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies are required to meet state regulations primarily related to health and safety concerns.
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Definition and Source



Number of registered family child care providers offering child care in their homes

Data Source

New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Division of Youth and Family Services, Bureau of Licensing

For 2011-2013, Newark data are reported by Programs for Parent which is designated as the Child Care Resource and Referral Agency for Essex County by the N.J. Department of Human Services.  Newark 2014 and 2015 data are from the N.J. Department of Children and Families and are as of June.


State and county data are as of December 31 for each year.

Updated 1.8.20.

Last Updated

January 2021