Child Care Center Alliance

The Monmouth County Child Care Center Alliance offers child care centers an opportunity to share knowledge, experience, and challenge-solving strategies to thrive in today’s difficult economy.

Being part of a network enables childcare programs to tap into local expertise, save time & money, and strengthen business skills to navigate child care’s changing landscape (from the evolution of the future of work for parents to preschool expansion).

Join us today! Call Child Care Resources at (732) 918-9901 and ask for Anshoo Talwar, CCR’s Child Care Alliance Coordinator. Membership is free!

Child Care Center Alliance Benefits

Child Care Center Alliance Benefits

Monthy in-person or video meetings to share knowledge, experience, and strategies to overcome common challenges.  Why recreate the wheel? Join our network!

Access to Online Resources to Support Your Business

24/7 access to online resources to support business models of all sizes to human resources to editable forms & policies to quality activities to cold & flu resources.  We call it “child care in a box” because it’s a go-to clearinghouse for child care.

Child Care Jobs Board

A one-stop job posting, applicant tracking, and candidate management platform

  • Free!
  • Jobs posted to 8 popular sites! (e.g.,, LinkedIn, Jora, Job Rapido, Adzuna, Career Jet, Oodle, and Juju!)
  • Dashboard & workflow for efficient management by center directors

Alliance Substitute Pool

Our Early Childhood Substitute Solutions (substitute pool) offers child care centers participating in the CCR Center Child Care Alliance an opportunity to tap into a pool of subs who have background check clearance, orientation training & CPR! Contact us to learn more!

CACFP Food Program Support

Try CCR’s online food program calculator to see the program revenue you could expect if your program participates in the federal Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  Programs receive reimbursement for healthy meals and snacks!

Other Resources

NJ Economic Development Authority (NJ EDA) Child Care Facilities Improvement Program

The NJ EDA Child Care Facilities Improvement program offers between $50,000 and $200,000 in grants to qualifying child care centers.

  • Board memorandum and Specifications
  • Eligible Improvement projects
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • FFE Allowable Expenditures
  • Tips for Finding a contractor
  • Interested Public Works Contractor List
  • Webinars

Department of Human Services, Division of Family Development (DFD)

Monmouth County Preschool Mixed-Delivery Toolkit

Check out the Monmouth County Preschool Mixed-Delivery Toolkit to learn more about becoming a community partner with school districts in the delivery of high-quality preschool to 3 & 4 year old children in Monmouth County.