New Jersey's Universal Home Visiting Bill Clears First Hurdle

Every parent of a newborn in New Jersey, including adoptive parents and parents who have experienced a stillbirth, could soon get a free at-home visit from a home visitor, thanks a bill that cleared the Senate’s Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens committee this past Tuesday. The bill must now be approved by the full Legislature and signed by the governor to take effect.


FREE Tax Return Workbook for Family Child Care Providers and Caregivers

The 2020 Tax Season is here! Many home-based child care providers have questions about how to best prepare for the season. For this reason, Home Grown Child Care created a tool to provide up-to-date guidance on how to navigate 2020 tax preparation. Geared to the average home-based child care provider, Preparing for the 2020 Tax Season takes you through the steps of getting ready to have your taxes prepared by a professional or completed using online software.


Webinar: Early Childhood COVID-19 Vaccine Priority

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) is co-hosting a webinar with the CDC on Friday, March 12th from 1-2p.m. to provide more detail about President Biden's COVID-19 early childhood vaccine priority initiative, the CDC’s Federal Retail Pharmacy program and resources available to help with outreach. During this webinar, stakeholders will have chance to hear more about this effort from ACF and CDC leaders and address any initial questions that you and your partners and constituents might have about this initiative.


Webinar: State and Federal Child Care Funding: What You Need to Know and How to Act!

Join us on Thursday, March 18th at 9:30a.m. for a webinar on the latest in federal and state child care funding and policies. The morning will include a discussion on what we ALL need to do to make sure that New Jersey’s child care system remains viable for young children and their families. Hosted by ACNJ, presenters include Danielle Ewen, Principal at Education Counsel and previous Director of Child Care and Early Education at the Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), as well as New Jersey Think Babies partners.

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