Child Care Resource & Referral

CHILD CARE RESOURCE & REFERRAL (CCR&R)

The BCCAP Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) program has the most up-to-date listing to provide to our customers. Every year new providers contact our Agency to be included in our database and the referral listings that we give to our customers. BCCAP provides between three to five provider referrals to customers per referral call. The CCR&R specialist collects the customers’ paperwork and information to be placed into BCCAP’s active database, visits the site, and discusses the program that is being offered and how BCCAP can assist them. In addition to the initial visit for providers that are located within Burlington County, BCCAP provides ongoing technical assistance and consultation to out-of-county providers.

 To get your Child Care Referral today call (609) 267-7674 or (888) 554-2077.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 am- 5:00 pm.
* There is no cost for this service.

Click here for different types of child care settings.
Click here for a downloadable check list/information for visiting child care settings.

New Jersey Cares For Kids (NJCK)

The New Jersey Cares for Kids (NJCK) Program is a subsidized child care  program administered by the Department of Family Development and the Burlington County Community Action Program (BCCAP). NJCK provides partial payment to child care providers on behalf of the applicants. Applicants are required to pay a co-payment based on their family size and income.

Program Requirements:

  • An NJCK application must be completed.
  • Applicant and co-applicant must prove their income by providing consecutive pay stubs.
  • Proof of any other income needs to be provided (ex. Child support, Alimony, Social Security, etc…)
  • Applicant and co-applicant must be working and/or going to school a minimum of 30 hours (full time credit hours for school).
  • A child care provider that accepts the NJCK Voucher Program must be chosen as the care giver.

For more information about the NJCK Program please contact Shellinda Hardie at 609-835-4329 ext 4040 or email shardie@bccap.org.

The NJCK office is located at One VanSciver Parkway, Willingboro, NJ

Work First New Jersey Voucher Program

The Work First New Jersey Child Care Subsidy Program is a State and Federally funded program administered by the Department of Family Development and the Burlington County Community Action Program (BCCAP). The program subsidizes the cost of child care for customers who have been deemed eligible for Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) through the Board Of Social Services and need child care assistance to attain family sustainability.

As a first step, interested applicants must contact the Board of Social Services at 609-261-1000.

http://www.bcbss.org

For more information about the WFNJ Program please contact Ruth Ragin at 609-261-6834 ext. 5130 or email ruragin@bccap.org.

The WFNJ office is located at the Board of Social Services, 795 Woodlane Rd. Westampton, NJ, 2nd Floor

Strengthening Families Initiative (SFI)

The Strengthening Families Initiative provides an opportunity to enhance the educational, physical, social and emotional development of children within early care and education settings. Strengthening Families is a strategy to prevent child abuse and neglect. Strengthening Families is designed to build on and strengthen the existing relationship between preschool programs and families in selected communities.

For more information about the SFI program click here.

If you would like to participate in this initiative please contact our Family Child Care Education Coordinator, Sue Fenick, at sfenick@bccap.org.

Grow NJ Kids

Research shows that children who are in quality child care and early learning programs when they are young are better prepared for kindergarten with better reading skills, more math skills and larger vocabularies.

For more information about the Grow NJ Kids program click here.

If you would like more information about participating in Grow NJ Kids please contact Sue Fenick at sfenick@bccap.org or call 609-261-6834, ext. 5132.

Family Child Care

BCCAP recruits and trains people to become Registered Family Child Care (FCC) Providers and to provide quality child care to families in Burlington County.

Interested individuals must complete the following:

  • Attend a 2-hour Orientation
  • Application
  • Criminal Conviction Disclosure(s)
  • Provider Health Examination Form
  • Two References
  • Child Abuse Record Information (CARI) Form
  • Attend a ten-hour Pre-Service Training
  • Become CPR/First Aid certified
  • Complete Registration ($25.00 fee), at the time of home inspection

BCCAP offers various trainings for Family Child Care Providers and Child Care Center Staff throughout the year. Click here for more information.

For more information about becoming a Family Child Care Provider please contact our Family Child Care Education Coordinator, Sue Fenick, at sfenick@bccap.org.

E-Child Care (ECC)

The Electronic Child Care (ECC) is a reporting and claiming submission process that facilitates the automatic collection of child care time and attendance data. The ECC enables customers and providers to use the Electronic System as a means of tracking time and attendance. The ECC also serves as the basis for payment to child care providers through the calculation of benefits based on time and attendance and directing the deposit of funds into provider accounts on a bi-weekly basis.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ECC

Child Care Programs

Below are the programs and services we currently offer. Click a program to expand and learn more.

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