The Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development (DHS/DFD) is conducting a public hearing to gather testimony on the draft Child Care Development Fund (CCDF) State Plan for New Jersey for Federal Fiscal Years 2022-2024.
On May 13, 2021, the draft CCDF State Plan will be posted online on the New Jersey Child Care website at www.ChildCareNJ.gov and on the DHS website at https://nj.gov/humanservices/providers/grants/public.
This opportunity for public input is being conducted to meet the requirements of 45 C.F.R. §98.14(c). Division staff will provide a brief overview of the state plan at the beginning of each session and be available to receive oral testimony regarding the draft CCDF State Plan.
Individuals interested in speaking at the public hearing shall email the DFD Office of Child Care Operations at DFD.ChildCare@dhs.nj.gov by June 1, 2021. Please provide your name, organization (if applicable), telephone number and indicate which session you would like to give testimony at. We request that remarks be limited to no more than five minutes. Sign Language interpreters and real-time captioning will be provided for each of the sessions.
If you prefer to provide written testimony and/or comments, please submit these no later than June 2, 2021 to:
Division of Family Development
Office of Policy and Standards Development
P.O. Box 716
Trenton, NJ 08625-0716
Attn: Roberta Blunt
or via e-mail to: DFD.ChildCare@dhs.nj.gov