Policy Updates

The following are important updates that may affect you and the families you serve.

New requirements for Summer Youth Camps accepting subsidies — Read informational flyer — 2021 Summer Camp Subsidy Requirements
********COVID-19 UPDATES***************************************
The COVID 19 supplemental/differential monthly payment has been extended through December 2021 — Differential payment MUST be used to offset additional costs to families — Read letter — Differential Payment Notice for PROVIDER 
 **The acknowledgement form that MUST be signed to continue to receive this differential payment can be found here — Acknowledgement Form Differential Payment COVID 19***
The monthly COVID 19 supplemental payment has been extended — Read letter — Supplemental Payment Extension through Aug 2021
Copayment reduction for some families eff. May 01, 2021 — Read notice — Copay Reduction 05-01-2021 PROVIDER letter
Enrollment-based payment extended through December 31, 2021 — Read notice — Provider Notice to Extend Enrollment Based Subsidy Payment through December 2021
*The following Corona Virus Response & Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act  Supplemental Form CRRSA   must be completed and returned to:
ygarlin@ulohc.org (center-based programs) //// apolite@ulohc.org or vpierantoni@ulohc.org (in-home providers)
See provider notice for more information regarding the COVID 19 supplemental payments-  Provider Notice 3-3-2021
Provider Notice-Extensions and supplemental payments through June 2021  – Dated 02-18-2021
Provider Notice-School age extension Feb 2021 – Dated 01-28-2021
Provider Notice Child Care Extensions – Dated 12-28-2020
School age extension letter to providers  – Dated 12-22-2020
Covid 19 Supplemental Payment Letter – December 2020
Childcare Standards COVID-19 – September 2020
Reimbursement-Payment Announcement COVID-19 – September 2020
Emergency and Disaster Child Care Policy – March 2020
*****IVR Interactive Voice Response Information for PROVIDERS and PARENTS*****
Click on the following packet for information regarding calling in childcare attendance using a telephone (IVR) system. Packet includes an  FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) page and a parent CONTACT FORM to ensure the NJCK department has the most recent/accurate phone numbers for parents:
IVR Information PACKET  –  Effective January 2021
*Please Note: Use of the IVR system has been postponed until further notice. Providers will continue to receive automatic payment based on enrollment through June 30, 2021.


Criminal Background Checks – Providers
Changes for Licensed and Registered Providers
New Requirements for Approved Home Providers
Suspension and Expulsion of Children from Early Childhood Programs
Special Care Policy
Families Experiencing Homelessness
For more information contact:
Wilmarie Padilla, Quality Assurance and Policy Supervisor
(201) 451-8888 ext. 141 / wpadilla@ulohc.org