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For Family Child Care Agencies

October 5, 2022


Programs for Parents (PFP) is a non-profit organization in Essex County, NJ.  The mission of PFP is to ensure children get the best possible start in life. The organization serves thousands of families and providers with resources to access and sustain quality child care businesses.


PFP wishes to stabilize and expand the number of high-quality child care programs available to families. One destabilizing factor is outdated methods of operating child care administrative tasks.  Providers frequently spend too much time on administrative work in different apps or by using pen and paper.


PFP connected with Wonderschool to help enhance nearby child care businesses. Within ten days, the majority of network providers were able to make their programs live on Wonderschool’s online marketplace and download our all-in-one child care operations app.

Wonderschool has proven to be a valuable resource to our network and for our family child care providers. I've seen them grow by leaps and bounds in the last year and a half. I've noticed a higher level of professionalism and self-assurance.-Recia Howard, 
Program Director, Programs for Parents (New Jersey)


70% of the family child providers in the PFP use more than one Wonderschool tool. Average page views for all providers in the network have climbed by 800% since they launched their websites.

For the first time in 14 years, one provider was able to establish and maintain a waitlist through the website application process.

Four providers have started mentoring three neighboring counties on best business practices.

Wonderschool Partnership Benefits

  1. Offers valuable data and insight to ensure that funds from child care initiatives are allocated strategically and efficiently
  2. Creates new high-quality programs through Wonderschool Academy
  3. Provides powerful child care management software to providers, as well as training and onboarding assistance for those who are accustomed to manual processes

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