Make some noise for babies on Monday, May 21st in Trenton!
Join advocates and families from across NJ to the State House to let Governor Murphy and the Legislature know it’s time to make our youngest children a higher state priority. Register here
Learn how kids from New Jersey’s largest city are faring…
Newark Kids Count tracks key trends in child health and well-being. This year's program will include a special data presentation on lead poisoning prevention in Newark. Read the report.
Making New Jersey The Best Place For Kids…
Kids can’t vote. They have no political influence. They can’t tell state leaders what to do. That’s why we’re here. Giving Every Child A Chance to grow up safe, healthy, and educated.
Protecting Vulnerable Children and Youth
Kids in the care of the child welfare and juvenile justice depend on government services for their health, safety and well-being. These systems must be held accountable to make sure that they return to safe and stable families or to other permanent homes.
Expanding Quality Preschool and Child Care
During the first five years of life, a child’s brain grows faster than at any other time. High-quality preschool and child care are critical pieces of an effective early learning system.
Getting It “Right From The Start”
Learning begins at birth. And what happens during these first critical years greatly influences a child’s chance for school success. That’s why a comprehensive system that gives all children a healthy and safe start in life is vital.
In Your Own WordsRead stories about the child care dilemma that many families in New Jersey face. Then share your own.
Success Begins at BirthJoin the campaign to ensure that every child in NJ, birth to 3, has the supports necessary for healthy growth and development.
By The NumbersNJ Kids Count provides statistics in key areas of child well-being to help measure progress and identify areas needing attention.