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E-Child Care (ECC) Provider Information

E-Child Care or ECC is the automated system, using either a telephone or a swipe machine, that records children's attendance and then generates payments from that information to your child care provider.

Equipment Agreements for Licensed Child Care Centers and School Age Programs:

E-Child Care (ECC) Attendance Log 
Instructions on Completing the E-Child Care (ECC) Attendance Log 

E-Child Care Pay Periods and Payment Dates 

Notice about Provider Closure Dates
2017-2018 Provider Closure Date List
2018-2019 Provider Closure Date List
Reminders for ECC Providers and Parents 
Form W-9
Form 1099 - If you need to request a duplicate Form 1099, please contact the Provider Help Desk at (877) 516-5776. Please have your EPPIC number available during the time you make your phone call. 

Provider's Daily Co-Payment - 
Parents are responsible for the daily co-payment fee. The parent’s co-payment plus the amount received through the daily transactions (swipes) equals the state maximum rate. Providers are not fully paid for their services unless they collect the parents’ co-payment. If a parent has failed to pay the daily co-payment as agreed upon, please submit or fax the Notice of Failure to Submit Fee Co-Payment to Office for Children immediately. The child care provider must show Office for Children proof of non-payment of daily co-pay. 

New Jersey’s E-Child Care Provider Web Portal
E-Child Care Providers can access information about provider payments, child care agreements, attendance transactions, and other program information at www.echildcarenj.org. You will need your User ID and Password to access the information listed above. If you do not have a User ID or Password, please contact Office for Children immediately and ask for provider technical assistance. 

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Julie O'Brien


Office for Children

One Bergen County Plaza  • 2nd Floor • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-7150 • Fax: 201-336-7155

Email Office for Children

Office Hours: 

Monday through Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Call if you need an appointment before or after office hours.

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