Category: Library Document

BLOG: Finally, Health Insurance for All NJ Kids!

In order to build the necessary foundation to thrive and become healthy, productive adults, children and youth need to have access to physical, social and emotional supports. Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) has long acknowledged the need for all children to have affordable health care coverage to help make this happen. Through a […]

Social Media Toolkit: Child Care Enrollment Bill

Small child care business —both center-based and family child care — need stable funding to stay in business if we need them to care for and educate children from low-income families. Paying providers based on a program’s enrollment and not attendance can help keep centers from closing doors, lead to stronger quality programs, increased program access […]

BLOG: Kinship Care and New Jersey’s Revised Kinship Legal Guardianship Act

By Legal Intern Kelly Monahan Benefits of Kinship Care  Kinship care – placing children with relatives rather than non-relative foster parents – is associated with significant benefits for children and youth, including improved mental and behavioral health. Specifically, kinship care may help mitigate the trauma of removal when children are placed with relative caregivers who […]