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The Mercer County Department of Human Services cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by the following links. Linking to these sites does not constitute an endorsement by the Department of Human Services or any of its employees of the sponsors or information and products presented on the following sites or at the following phone numbers.  


Child Care Aware NJ
Child Care Aware NJ provides a checklist that parents can use to ask questions, compare childcare centers, and make informed decisions about childcare.
The State of New Jersey provides a searchable database of State-licensed childcare centers at

Grow NJ Kids
Grow NJ Kids, New Jersey’s Quality Rating Improvement System, is New Jersey’s program to raise the quality of child care and early learning across the state.

New Jersey Child Welfare Data Hub
A collaboration between the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and Institute for Families at the Rutgers School of Social Work, the New Jersey Child Welfare Data Hub enables users to produce customized charts, graphs, and other visuals related to key child welfare data from 2008 to 2015.