Childcare Network

Are you eligible for STARS tuition assistance through Childcare Network?

You might be! Scroll down to learn more and fill out an application.

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 As so many families know, child care costs can take up a lot of the monthly budget. The New Jersey Department of Human Services (DHS), Division of Family Development (DFD) oversees the New Jersey Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP), which can help income-eligible parents who are working, in school or in job training to pay for child care.


 Under contract to the NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development, the Child Care Resource & Referral agencies, or CCR&Rs, administer the Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) which helps income-eligible parents who are in school or working to pay for child care.

Located in every county, CCR&Rs have trained staff to provide information on the:

  • Availability of child care services provided through the Child Care Assistance Program;
  • Different types of child care providers; and
  • Other social service programs for which you may be eligible.
Atlantic County CCR&R:

Rutgers Southern Regional CCR&R

1201 New Road, Suite 100, Linwood, NJ 08221
Website | Phone: (609) 365-5027 | Fax: (609) 926-0049
Applicant(s)/Parents Eligibility Requirements • Must be a New Jersey resident; • Must meet income requirements and not have assets that exceed  $1 million; • Must be working full time (30 hours or more), attending school full time (12 credits or more), or in job training (at least 20 hours a week); and • Must contribute to cost of care (Co-Pay). Child Eligibility Requirements •  Up to the age of 13, or less than age 19, if under the NJ Division of Child Protection and Permanency’s protective supervision or mentally or physically incapable of self-care; •  Must be a US Citizen or qualified non-citizen; and •  Must reside with parent(s), or individual(s) acting as parent(s)  (in loco parentis).


To apply for Childcare Network, please download, print and fill out the application below. If you are in need of assistance with this application (including printing or copying documents), please reach out to STARS staff at [email protected] or by calling 609-641-5375, ext. 7.

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