Friday, May 16 is the deadline for submitting an application to Superstorm Sandy Child Care Service Subsidy. This program offers up to six months of subsidation.
Child care subsidies are available for families who were displaced and/or lost employment as a direct impact of Superstorm Sandy. These funds, are available only to families living in the nine significantly impacted counties, this includes Monmouth and Ocean. However, if you have been displaced and are temporarily living in another county, you may be eligible for this program.
Families need to provide evidence of citizenship (birth certificate or Social Security card) or qualifying alien status for the child(ren) needing child care services and support the need for service as a direct result of Superstorm Sandy.Families must complete a Child Care and Early Service Eligibility Application (available at your CCR&R), and other related forms as required.
All Ocean County residents need to apply at:
The Children’s Home Society
1433 Hooper Avenue,
Toms River, NJ 08753
This program is funded with a federal Social Services Block Grant administered by the New Jersey Department of Human Services’ Division of Family Development.
Friday, May 16th is also the grant deadline for both licensed child care facilities and registered family child care providers.