Mission Statement

 

Community Coordinated Child Care of Union County is a not for profit resource and referral agency. We attempt to meet the wide range of needs families face as they raise young children. We believe that all families should have good child care that they can afford. CCCC works with parents, community, business, and government. CCCC helps parents find services to help them. The agency helps the early childhood centers and family child care providers by giving training and other help to improve their programs.


Programs & Services

Child Care Resource and Referral
CCCC helps parents learn about the different Types of Care, through our free referral services. A child care specialist listens to parent’s concerns and provides them with options based on family’s needs. Parents can also get online referrals. For more information click here Find a Child Care Provider to visit our section.

Department of Education (DOE)Wraparound
Once known as Abbott Wrap Around, this program provides four hours of care during the months of September through June. It also provides ten hours of care for July and August. For more information click here Payment Assistance to visit our section.

 

Family Child Care

CCCC registers, monitors and trains Family Child Care (FCC) providers residing in Union County. We also provide free and confidential referrals to parents.  For more information click here Family Child Care Provider to visit our section.

Kinship Care
Adults raising a relative’s child in their home may get help paying for child care. The adult must prove they are a family member or guardian of the child/children and live with them. Approval is based on the caregiver’s age, income and family size. For more information click here Payment Assistance to visit our section.

Professional Development
CCCC offers many classes for teachers working with young children. We also offer CDA training and workshops for infant/toddler providers. A list of courses are online. For more information click here Education and Training to visit our section.

NJ First Steps Statewide Infant/Toddler Initiative

This program offers help to child care providers who care for infants and toddlers. Staff make visits to providers to offer ideas and training. For more information click here Education and Training to visit our section.
 

NJ Cares for Kids
NJCK helps families pay for child care. For more information click here Payment Assistance to visit our section.

 

NJ Strengthening Families Initiative (NJ SFI)
The NJ Strengthening Families Initiative (SFI) goal is to help prevent child abuse and neglect by strengthening families through early care and education. Union County child care centers and family child care providers may participate in SFI. For more information on SFI visit

www.state.nj.us/dcf/families/early/strengtheningl. If you are interested in participating in SFI, call 973-923-1433 ext. 143 or 106.
 

Work First NJ(WFNJ)
WFNJ helps families who are on public assistance pay for child care. For more information click here Payment Assistance to visit our section

Confidentiality Policy

It is CCCC’s policy to see that client records are kept as confidential as possible. All client information received by CCCC staff is handled in strict confidence. It is shared only on a need to know basis.

Agency Disclaimer
The names given by CCCC are referrals of people who take care of children. They may or may not meet your child care needs. We cannot guarantee information about any provider. We do not license, or recommend any one provider. We can’t be sure that all give quality care. You should visit more than one provider to see what is best for your family then you should decide for yourself if any fits your needs. Please feel free to call us if you need more referrals, or have any questions.

Complaint Policy
All complaints about possible child abuse or neglect should be reported right away to the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (formerly the Division of Youth and Family Services - DYFS) at 1-800-792-8610. If when visiting centers of child care providers you see something that causes you concern, we urge you to call us. We will write down your concerns and tell you about more action to take, if any is needed. If at a licensed child care center something seems wrong, please call the NJ Bureau of Licensing at 609-987-2012. If your complaint is about a registered family child care provider,please call CCCC’s at 973-923-1433 ext. 116. Any complaints about CCCC staff’s services, please contact the Executive Director at 973-923-1433 ext. 122.

 
Fee Policy
The referrals given by CCCC are free.


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