• Celebrating 40 years of making a difference for children

    ACNJ has a rich history of helping the children of Newark and later all New Jersey children dating back to 1847. Learn more.

  • Thank you for making our first rally for babies a success!

    On May 21st, Advocates and families from across NJ went to the State House to let Governor Murphy and the Legislature know it’s time to make our youngest children a higher state priority.
    Learn more about the event.

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  • In Your Own Words

    Read stories about the child care dilemma that many families in New Jersey face. Then share your own.
  • Success Begins at Birth

    Join the campaign to ensure that every child in NJ, birth to 3, has the supports necessary for healthy growth and development.
  • By The Numbers

    NJ Kids Count provides statistics in key areas of child well-being to help measure progress and identify areas needing attention.
  • kids_handsSpeak up for kids to make a real difference in their lives. Help us send the message that children must be a top priority for our local, county, state and federal elected officials and other leaders.