State Services & Resources

NJ Reads to Kids
The Parent’s Circle 
Reading with Your Children

NJ Parent Link: Children’s Art Gallery

Ask a Librarian (State Library Information System) 

New Jersey Cybersecurity 
Internet Safety Tips for Parents 

Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect
Children's Personal Safety & Sexual Abuse Prevention

Recycling in New Jersey
Environmental Education
Global Warming & Climate Change 

Civic Responsibilities & Volunteering
NJ Division of Parks & Forestry Volunteer Opportunities 

NJ Parent Link: Child Care, Preschool & K-12 Resources  
NJ State Division of Early Childhood (DOE Guidance for Pre-School to Grade 3) 
New Jersey Birth to Three Early Learning Standards, NJ Council For Young Children 

Federal Resources 
Kindergarten Readiness 
Developmental Milestones 
Countdown to School Success  
Parent/Child Preschool Activities 
Early Childhood Learning & Support 
Learning Disabilities: Concerns & Resources 

CDC Parent Portal
Positive Parenting Tips 
Project Safe Childhood
Children's Personal Safety 

For Moms: Coping with Stress 
Strategies for Healthy Marriages 

Dads: Quick Tips & Activities
Fatherhood & Effective Parenting 
The Importance of Fathers: Tips for Dads
Parenting Together: Healthy Marriages & Relationships

Community Resources
Born Learning 
Strengthening Families  

NJ 211 (Access to Community Resources)  
Tips for Parents (Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey)  
Parenting Resources (Rutgers Cooperative Extension) 

Statewide Parent Advocacy Network (SPAN)
Advocates for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) 
NJ Association for the Education of Young Children 
NJ Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies 

No Cost/Low Cost Toys, Books & Clothing Resources

For the holidays and everyday: Places to give, places to receive
NJ 211
Enter "goods" in Search Now for listing of agencies that provide needed children's items. 
Family Stores (Salvation Army Thrift Stores)
Enter "zip code" to donate to or locate a Family Store.
Goodwill Stores (Goodwill Industries International)
Enter "zip code" to find a Goodwill store or donation site near you. 
Toys for Tots (Marine Toys for Tots Foundation)
Enter "NJ" in Search. Follow prompts to request toys or locate toy drop-off sites in your community.