The budget continues to provide much-needed supports to critical programs that serve children and families. It also expands funding to other programs so that more children and families will have access to essential services.
Education and Child Care
Health Care and Family Services
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) today is calling upon policymakers at all levels to ensure the necessary resources are in place before July 16, 2022, when the three-digit number, 988, must be available for suicidal and mental health crises. 988 will serve as an alternative to calling 911 in a mental health emergency.
This online resource was developed for use by all NJ youth and their families. In this section you will find information about our interactive webinars, short term NJ 4?H STEP clubs, and many valuable resources you and your family can use at home. If you have questions please feel free to contact the 4?H From Home team at [email protected]
NJ DHS Commissioner announced that families with incomes up to $150,000 are now eligible for the new COVID-19 school-age tuition assistance program created to help with childcare costs as schools operate remotely. Families with children in remote schooling can be eligible for up to $1,900 in full-time childcare assistance during this period.