NJACYF has compiled links and resources (left menu and below) to help provide useful information and needed assistance to agencies and families.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
New Jersey Office of the Child Advocate
Hornby Zeller Study Results
Hornby Zeller Associates (HZA), consultants were hired by DYFS in 2001 to study shelter rates statewide. The study recommended methods to maximize federal reimbursement The final report suggests a two-year implementation phase-in period. Rates to shelters would be raised more than double the base rate and fully financed by the increase in federal funding. Shelter Care Rate Setting Final Report
Bridges to Independence
Many Faces, No Voice
What we do...
"The NJ Alliance for Children, Youth and Families creates a vehicle for us as leaders to learn about important state and federal changes that affect our ability to care for our children and to keep our agencies fiscally solvent."
a statewide advocacy organization representing human service agencies committed to providing quality care to children, youth and families.