UTCAO’s Early Childhood Education Programs include Infants & Toddlers and Preschool children and families. In addition to early childhood education in Vauxhall, New Jersey, we operate an Early Head Start Program for infants and toddlers who qualify and are eligible to enroll. Union Township Community Action Organization, Inc.'s affordable Early Childhood Education services are made possible with financial support from the State of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Division of Youth and Family Services, Division of Family Development (DFD), the Office of Head Start, the Township of Union, and the New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Child Care Food Program. These government entities provide financial assistance to eligible families based on family income and household size. Our low-income Senior Citizens in the community are offered Companion Aide Services to provide support services such as light housekeeping and meal preparation to allow them to live in their homes independently for as long as possible. This program is made possible through funding from the Division on Aging of Union County and the Township of Union. UTCAO also manages The Housing Assistance Program Payments Program for the Township of Union. Please see the Section 8 Tab in the "Programs" tab above for more information.

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The Mission is to assist in the needs and concerns of individuals from infants to seniors in all areas which would lead to a more productive life. This will be accomplished through education, training opportunities, economic development and a wide range of social services and programs responsive to those needs thus enhancing the abilities, talents and advocacy of residents of the Township of Union and County of Union. We believe in “Opportunity Through Education.” We are committed to the philosophy that parents are the primary educators of their children and our partners in providing comprehensive services.

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We envision a future where every child's unique qualities are celebrated and supported, laying the foundation for a lifetime of learning and success. Through our dedicated team and collaborative partnerships with families, we aim to create a joyful and enriching experience that inspires a love for learning and creates cherished memories for all involved.