Essex County Child Services (New Jersey)

Search for Essex County, New Jersey child services programs provided by Child, Youth and Family Services, Child Support Offices, Child Abuse Prevention Offices, Juvenile Justice Centers and WIC Offices.


A Essex County Child Abuse Prevention Center is a government agency at the New Jersey State, Essex County, or local level that is charged with protecting children from abuse and neglect. Essex County Child Abuse Centers provide a number of child protective services, including collecting reports on suspected child abuse or neglect, investigating suspected cases of abuse or neglect, and providing services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence in Essex County, NJ. Child Abuse Offices may also offer training, support, and assistance on how to report and prevent child abuse.

Newark Child Abuse Newark NJ 153 Halsey Street 07102 973-648-4200


A Essex County Child Support Office is a government agency at the NJ State, Essex County, or local level that assists custodial parents in obtaining financial support for their children. Essex County Child Support Offices provide a number of services to support children’s welfare, including establishing paternity, locating non-custodial parents, and collecting Essex County child support payments. Child Support Offices also help enforce Essex County Court orders for child support and assist families in receiving additional benefits for children. Child Support Offices provide services for anyone in the community who may be eligible for child support payments.

Essex County Youth Incentive Program Montclair NJ 60 South Fullerton Avenue 07042 973-744-1466


A Essex County WIC Office is a local branch of the Federal Special Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). Essex County WIC programs provide nutrition assistance for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, infants, and children. WIC Offices provide services to income-eligible families who require food assistance. In addition to nutritional assistance, WIC Offices provide additional benefits, including health screenings, nutrition and health education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and help obtaining other New Jersey social services.

East Orange WIC Office East Orange NJ 185 Central Avenue 07018 973-395-8960

East Orange WIC Office East Orange NJ 44 William Street 07017 973-395-8960

Newark Health Center WIC Office Newark NJ 741 Broadway 07104 973-483-1300

Newark Rutgers New Jersey Medical School WIC Office Newark NJ 65 Bergen Street 07107 973-972-3416

Newark WIC Office Newark NJ 110 William Street 07102 973-733-7628