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Please find below all public notices pertaining to the Department of Children and Families.

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Monthly Foster and Subsidy Checks

DCF recently switched from manual paper checks to a Direct Deposit/Debit Card payment method so that you can receive your subsidy and board payments in a secure and reliable fashion.

DCF Payment Center Information 

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Requests for Proposal, Information and/or Qualifications

See the section below where you can download standard documents relating to RFP/RFI/RFQs.

Title

Related Information

Closing Date

Request for Qualifications for Summer Camp Providers for Children’s System of Care   There will be no bidder's conference for this RFQ.  Email questions to DCFASKRFP@dcf.state.nj.us by February 29, 2016 at 12:00 PM.  Responses will be accepted until April 30, 2016 at 12:00 PM 
Notice of Federal Grant Opportunity and Offer of DCF Letter of Commitment and Support -Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Not Applicable Letters are due by Monday, February 1, 2016

Request for Proposals for Expectant and Parenting Youth Supportive Housing 

Logic Model 

Expectant Parenting Youth Presentation 

New Jersey Landlord Tenant Law Resource 

Provider Checklist  

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form
Bids Due by February 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request For Proposals for Component 3 of the New Jersey Youth At-Risk of Homelessness Federal Project- Connect to Home Three Pilot Programs in Burlington, Mercer and Union 

Component Tier 3  Tiered Housing Plan 

YARH Visual Program 

YARH - Connecting YOUth in New Jersey (Web Site) 

YARH General Presentation

YARH Component 3 Presentation

Provider Checklist  

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form
Bids Due by February 26, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request For Proposals for Component 2 of the New Jersey Youth At-Risk of Homelessness Federal Project- Connect to Achievement  Three Pilot Programs in Burlington, Mercer and Union 

YARH Visual Program 

YARH - Connecting YOUth in New Jersey (Web Site) 

YARH General Presentation 

YARH Component 2 Presentation   

Provider's Checklist  

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form
Bids Due by February 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request For Proposals for Component 1 of the New Jersey Youth At-Risk of Homelessness Federal Project-  Connect to Family and Connect to Well-Being Three Pilot Programs in Burlington, Mercer and Union 

YARH Visual Program 

Workshop Topics 

YARH - Connecting YOUth in New Jersey (Web Site) 

YARH General Presentation 

YARH Component 1 Presentation   

New Jersey Landlord Tenant Law Resource 

Provider's Checklist 

Questions and Answers 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form
Bids Due by February 17, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Request for Proposals for Keeping Families Together, Pilot Program in Hudson County

Questions and Answers

Questions and Answers (part 2) 


 

Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

Ownership Disclosure Form

Source Disclosure Certification 

MacBride Principles Form

Bids Due by January 8, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Request for Proposal for Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center to Support Atlantic County 

Questions and Answers

 


 

 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations 

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

MacBride Principles Form 

Ownership Disclosure Form 

Source Disclosure Certification 

Registration for the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

All responses to this RFP are due on or before 12:00 PM EST  December 4, 2015.
Request for Proposals for Pilot of Restructured Supportive Visitation Services In Morris, Passaic, and Sussex Counties

Questions and Answers 

Proposal Cover Sheet 

Registration for the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Bids Due by December 4, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Request for Proposals for Regional Diagnostic and Treatment Center to support Morris, Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon Counties (up to $900,000) 

Questions and Answers 


 

Employee Information Report  - (Instructions for Completing the Employee Information Report)

Vendor Certification and Political Contribution Disclosure Form - (Information and Instructions on filling out form)

Disclosure of Investigations 

Disclosure of Investment Activities in Iran  

MacBride Principles Form 

Ownership Disclosure Form 

Source Disclosure Certification

Deadline for Submitting Bids Has Been Extended to December 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM

 

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Standard Documents for RFPs

Submitting Requests for Proposal Electronically PowerPoint (pdf) 
Registration for the Authorized Organization Representative (AOR) Form 

Bidders Frequently Asked Questions
Tips for RFP Applicants
Training and Technical Assistance Information
Proposal Cover Sheet
General and Administrative Cost
Addendum to Individual Provider Contract
Statement of Assurance
Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension, Ineligibility and Voluntary Exclusion Lower Tier Covered Transactions

ADDITIONAL CONTRACT FORMS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

 

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Funding Opportunities

See the section below where you can download standard documents relating to funding and federal grant opportunities.

Title

Related Information

Federal Applications Due Date

Notice of Federal Grant Opportunity - Childrens Advocacy Program If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us March 7, 2016
Notice of Federal Grant Opportunity - National Girls Initiative If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us March 8, 2016

Notice of Federal Grant Opportunity - Second Chance Act-Improving Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System

If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us March 8, 2016
Notice of Federal Grant Opportunity - OVW Grants for Outreach and Services to Underserved Populations If applying, you can request a letter of support or Letter of Commitment at dcfaskrfp@dcf.state.nj.us March 9, 2016

 

 

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Rule Proposals

Category

Rule

Posted

Title

Submit Comments By:

Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:120A January 19, 2016 Dispute Resolution March 19, 2016
Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:122B January 4, 2016 Resource Care March 4, 2016
Proposed Readoption N.J.A.C. 10:122D January 4, 2016 Services for Children in Out-of-Home Placement March 4, 2016
Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:122E January 4, 2016 Removal of Children in Placement from Resource Family Homes March 4, 2016
Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:121A December 21, 2015 Manual of Requirements for Adoption Agencies March 4, 2016
See notice of extension of deadline here HERE.
Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:132A December 21, 2015 Legal Guardianship March 4, 2016
See notice of extension of deadline here HERE.
Proposed Readoption with Amendments N.J.A.C. 10:124 October 19, 2015 Manual of Standards for Children's Shelter Facilities and Homes    December 28, 2015 (see notice of extension of this deadline here)

 

 

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Regulations
Regulation
PDF File
N.J.A.C. 10:11  Instructional Staff NJAC 10_11.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:120A  Dispute Resolution NJAC 10_120A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121  Adoptions NJAC 10_121.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121A  Manual of Requirements for Adoption Agencies NJAC 10_121A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:121C  Requirements for CP&P Adoptions NJAC 10_121C.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122  Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers NJAC 10_122.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122A  AFDC Foster Care Plan NJAC 10_122A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122B  Resource Care NJAC 10_122B.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122C  Manual of Requirements for Resource Family Parents NJAC 10_122C.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122D  Services for Children in Out-of-Home Placement NJAC 10_122D.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:122E  Removal of Children in Placement From Resource Family Homes NJAC 10_122E.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:124  Manual of Standards for Children's Shelter Facilities and Homes NJAC 10_124.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:126  Manual of Requirements for Family Child Care Registration NJAC 10_126.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:126A  Division Utilization of Family Child Care Providers NJAC 10_126A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:127  Manual of Requirements for Residential Child Care Facilities NJAC 10_127.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:128  Manual of Requirements for Children's Group Homes NJAC 10_128.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:129  Child Protection Investigations NJAC 10_129.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:130  Standards for Shelters for Victims of Domestic Violence NJAC 10_130.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:131  Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 Requirements NJAC 10_131.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:132  Court Actions and Procedures NJAC 10_132.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:132A  Legal Guardianship NJAC 10_132A.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133  Service Delivery General Provisions NJAC 10_133.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133D  Case Management NJAC 10_133D.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133E  Services NJAC 10_133E.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133G  Client information NJAC 10_133G.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133H  General Placement Provisions NJAC 10_133H.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133J  Termination of Parental Rights NJAC 10_133J.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:133K  New Jersey Safe Haven infant Protection Act Procedures and Requirements NJAC 10_133K.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:191  Children's Partial Care Programs NJAC 10_191.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:196  Determination of Eligibility for Functional Services From The Division of Children's System of Care NJAC 10_196.pdf
N.J.A.C. 10:37H  Youth Case Management Services NJAC 10_37H.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:60  Displaced Homemaker Programs NJAC 5_60.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:61  Address Confidentiality Program NJAC 5_61.pdf
N.J.A.C. 5:62  Women's Micro-Business Program NJAC 5_62.pdf

 

 

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Notice to Providers Regarding Fraud Prevention

Sandy Fraud Prevention and Notice (PDF)

 

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Proposed Amendment to New Jersey Medicaid State Plan for Health Home Services in Mercer County

Click HERE for public notice regarding proposed amendment to New Jersey Medicaid State Plan for health home services in Mercer County.

 

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Division on Women Safety and Accountability Pilot Program

Domestic violence victims spend months juggling court dates, attorney meetings, counseling, medical appointments, housing, child care, work, and more while trying to keep themselves and their family safe.

The New Jersey Division on Women's Safety and Accountability Initiative aims to create a streamlined process that provides one holistic coordinated response for victims and survivors, ensuring their safety and holding offenders accountable.   

The Division on Women at the Department of Children and Families seeks dedicated partners, stakeholders, and community members to join us in this transformative project. It is a big and bold undertaking that needs your expertise and support.

Please join us by applying to the Safety and Accountability Pilot Program (click HERE for application).  The application can be electronically submitted.  Click “enable editing”, and complete the entire form, including the commitment page.  The application deadline is Wednesday, February 24th at 12:00pm. The application packet includes detailed instructions.  

Please save the following dates for upcoming mandatory trainings at the DCF Professional Center in New Brunswick:

  1. March 30, 2016 for the DOW Capacity Building Training
  2. May 18, 2016 and May 19, 2016 for the Praxis International Community Assessment Training

To help you complete your application, we have attached additional resources.  You can find completed assessments here: http://www.praxisinternational.org/iata_audit_reports.aspx 

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us with any questions or comments.  Contact Ulana Tatunchak at (609) 888-7582 or ulana.tatunchak@dcf.state.nj.us.  We look forward to hearing from you and working with you on this groundbreaking project.

 

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