Cross-System Collaboration to Better Support Babies in New Jersey: Providing Families with a Single Point of Entry for Accessing Services
New Jersey’s statewide system of county-based central intake hubs provides families with a single point of entry for accessing early childhood, family support, and other community services.
This case study describes the path New Jersey took to build a system of county-based central intake hubs to improve how families access and connect to services. It includes a timeline of pivotal moments in the evolution of the state’s work and identifies keys to the success of their collaborative efforts.
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