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DCF provides publications about child abuse and neglect, parenting and other topics of interest to families.  All literature is provided at no cost, and may be ordered in a reasonable quantity for individuals, schools, community groups and organizations in New Jersey.  Some listed titles are not available to order printed copies and may only be available for download.

Click on the links to the right to download or read descriptions about these publications.

To order:


Complete this form and email it to or fax to 609-421-2013.


Information for CP&P Involved Families

Click HERE to download information for CP&P involved families.


Foster/Adoption Information

Click HERE to learn more about becoming a foster or adoptive parent or to download recruitment materials.


Other Resources

For information and resources on child welfare programs, research, statistics, laws and policies, visit the Child Welfare Information Gateway HERE.