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COVID-19 Tuition Assistance for School Age Children

Human Services Expands School-Age Child Care Assistance to Families with Incomes Up to $150,000

Families with children in remote schooling can be eligible for up to $1,900!!!

School-Age Tuition Assistance Program

The New Jersey School-Age Tuition Assistance Program can help you pay for care for your school-age child in need of child care as a result of COVID-19 remote learning schools schedules. To be eligible for this assistance, you must be:

  • a NJ resident;
  • your child must be attending school remotely, either part-time or full-time; and
  • your annual gross household income must be $150,000 or less.

Note, the income cap was increased from $75,000 to $150,000 on October 1. If you previously applied for tuition assistance and were denied because of income, someone will be reaching out to you shortly. 

Tuition rates are:

Provider Type Full-Time Monthly Rate Part-Time Monthly Rate
Licensed Child Care Centers $634.27 $317.14
Registered Family Child Care $526.52 $263.26


This assistance is available until December 30, 2020 and applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted.

Apply here for the New Jersey School-Age Tuition Assistance Program.