Author: Catherine Felegi2

Join the Celebration! Sustaining the Essential Role of the Caregiver

From October 18th to October 22nd, ACNJ and our partners will be elevating the importance of supporting babies and their caretakers. This year’s theme is “Sustaining the Essential Role of the Caregiver.” Caregivers have been essential in the lives of our youngest, ensuring their social-emotional well-being while struggling through a pandemic themselves. We want to […]

Your Advocacy In Action – Plans for $700 Million in Federal Funds for Child Care Announced

Today, Governor Phil Murphy, along with Department of Human Services Commissioner Sarah Adelman and Assistant Commissioner Natasha Johnson, announced a plan detailing how the nearly $700 million American Rescue Plan dollars will be used to help both parents and child care providers: All parent co-pays for child care subsidies will be waived through the end of […]

Watch The Recording – HealthySteps: Promoting Healthy Development for NJ’s Babies

HealthySteps, an evidence-based program of ZERO TO THREE, was recently implemented and integrated into four pediatric practices in New Jersey as part of the New Jersey HealthySteps Initiative. The initiative is one example of how providers seek to expand access to two-generation services for families. HealthySteps adds a child development expert, the HealthySteps Specialist, to […]