Maternal & Child Health Services

Healthy Child - Well Baby

Check-up and immunizations for uninsured township residents is provided by the Lawrence Township Health Department. Preapproval is required by the Hopewell Township Public Health Nurse or Health Officer. For information and appointments call 609-737-0120.

Immunization Requirements 

The New Jersey Department of Health provides resources and information about school immunization requirements. See information on the NJDOH website. 


Free vaccines are also available through the New Jersey Vaccine for Kids (NJVFC) program, find a provider.

Currently, children who are eligible to receive vaccines from the NJVFC Program must be within one of the following categories:

  • Medicaid, Medicaid Managed Care, or NJ FamilyCare Plan A
  • NJ FamilyCare Plans B, C and D
  • American Indian or Alaskan Native
  • Have no health insurance
  • Have health insurance that does not pay for vaccine
  • Underinsured
    A child who has commercial (private) health insurance but the coverage does not include vaccines, a child whose insurance covers only selected vaccines (VFC-eligible for non-covered vaccines only), or a child whose insurance caps vaccine coverage at a certain amount. These children must be immunized at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or rural health center to receive free NJVFC vaccine.

Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance 

The HVMA supports and administers programs and activities in Hopewell Valley that promote positive youth development and build community. It is a is a volunteer organization with representatives from various community sectors including local government, schools, businesses, law enforcement, non-profit organizations, faith community, youth serving organizations, special needs community, parents and health providers. For more information visit their website or contact Coordinator, Heidi Kahme

Visit Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance's Resource page to see a list of resources for the youth, teens, and parents. 

The YMCA at Hopewell Valley 

The YMCA offers before and after school child care programs as well as other youth programs to get the youth of Hopewell Valley involved in sports and other social activities. They also offer education programs on health and safety, babysitting, diabetes prevention, etc. For more information visit there website

The New Jersey Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women Infants and Children (WIC)

WIC is a successful public health nutrition program that provides wholesome food, nutrition education, and community support for income eligible women who are pregnant and post-partum, infants and children up to five years old. For more information visit their website.

NJ Parent Link 

For more resources on health and wellness, parenting and early learning, child care and education, and developmental, behavioral and mental health visit NJ Parent Link.