This post is part of our series on New Jersey family child care licensing. For more on licensing in New Jersey, see the following posts :
If you’re planning to open an in-home preschool in New Jersey, you will have to meet certain eligibility requirements. These requirements will differ slightly depending on the type of license you’ll be applying for.
To be eligible for a Certificate of Registration to open a family child care you must
To be eligible for the Family, Friend, and Neighbor license (FFN, also known as Approved Homes), you must be selected by a parent who is currently enrolled and covered under Work First New Jersey (WFNJ) or New Jersey Cares for Kids (NJCK).
After you have been identified as the parent’s child care choice, your local Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) agency in your county will contact you to schedule a face-to-face orientation at which time you will receive the application packet and all necessary paperwork to complete. Your local CCR&R agency will inform you of FFN requirements which may include but are not limited to:
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