Apply For Subsidies

Apply For SubsidiesAs an applicant/parent seeking a child care subsidy, you will be required to provide proof of income, training/school hours and household size to help determine eligibility. All required documents must be submitted to be considered for a subsidy.

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).
Depending on family size and income, may have to contribute to the 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.
Must reside with parent(s), or individual(s) acting as parent(s) (in loco parentis). 

Provider Eligibility Requirements

Providers must be either a licensed child care provider, a registered family child care provider, or a home or summer camp that is approved by the state.
All providers must complete numerous health and safety trainings and required criminal background checks. 

Completing and Submitting an Application
To get started, you must first complete, sign and submit an application with the required documents. Morris County Residents submit to Child & Family Resources. For more information see the parent brochure: English / En Español.

Parent Handbook – English
Parent Handbook – Spanish

Application for Financial Assistance (English)

Application for Financial Assistance (Spanish)

Application Documents (English)

Liste de Documentacion (Spanish)