Child Care

On Campus

Hours: Monday through Saturday, with hours on campus by appointment.
Employee Assistance Program
Area Served: William Paterson University
Eligibility: Faculty, staff and their household members
Fees charged: Free

The EAP is a service for William Paterson University faculty and staff and their household members. The EAP offers confidential short term counseling and referral for problems ranging from work-related concerns to personal difficulties that affect an individual's everyday life. Trained counselors help with problems such as career issues, child care, elder care, family and workplace relationship problems, finances, health care, mental health, retirement, substance abuse, and Work/Life balance.

Child Development Center
William Paterson University, Hunziker Wing
Wayne, NJ 07470
Phone: 973-720-2529
Hours: M-F 7:45-5:00
Area Served: William Paterson
Eligibility: All Faculty and Staff
Fees Charged: Call for rate schedule.

Provides child care for students, faculty, and staff up to five times a week with extended hours.

Off Campus

Child & Family Resources/Child Care Resource & Referral
111 Howard Boulevard, Suite 201
Mount Arlington, NJ 07856
Phone: (973) 398-1730
Hours: M-F 9-4
Area Served: Northern New Jersey and Morris County
Eligibility: No restrictions
Fees Charged: None

Maintains a database on all Morris County child care programs including centers, school-age programs, camps, family child care programs, nursery schools, and special needs programs; provides child care referrals and counseling to parents regarding quality child care; offers consultation/training/;technical assistance to parents

Community Coordinated Child Care (CCCC)
225 Long Ave., Building #15
Hillside, NJ 07205
Phone: 973-923-1433
Hours: M-F 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Area Served: Union
Eligibility: No restrictions
Fees Charged: Call for more information

Provides free resource and referral services for parents seeking child care, recruits and trains family child care providers, conducts workshops and educational programs for child care staff and parents. Coordinates a variety of programs involving children and child care. Free referrals to licensed child care centers and registered family child care homes. Early childhood and parenting skills training, child care start up and needs assessment, coordination of a variety of programs involving children and child care such as WorkFirst New Jersey, Family Childcare Registration, NJ Cares for Kids, CDA and Corporate child care referral services.


Literacy Volunteers/Family Literacy
36 South Street
Morristown, NJ 07960
Phone: 973-984-1998
Hours: Vary
Area Served: Morris County
Eligibility: No requirements
Fees Charged:

Volunteers work with preschool-age children in area day care centers to promote reading readiness and to encourage the children and their families to share a positive literacy experience.

North Jersey 4Cs/Parent Resource and Referral
101 Oliver Street
Paterson, NJ 07501
Phone: (973) 684-1904
Hours: 7 am - 7 pm, Mon, Wed; 8 am - 5 pm, Tue, Thu, Fri; 9 am - Noon, Sat
Area Served: Passaic County and Northern New Jersey
Eligibility: Passaic County residents needing child care. Financial aid varies according to income
Fees Charged: None

Offers counseling to parents on child care options, linkage to child care services, and information on available financial aid.


Parents Place, Inc.
1 Munn Street
Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: (973) 744-0734
Hours: M-F 9:00am-1:00pm (from September to July)
Eligibility: All families with children birth to 4 years
Fees Charged: Call for fees

Parents Place, Inc. is a unique Parent Resource Center offering information on parent/child development for children birth to 4 years. Parents Place, Inc. offers weekly support/discussion groups where mothers meet with trained group facilitators to receive information on parent/child development, and to receive support from other mothers that share the same concerns.